Coaching Library

The following documents are available on this page. Click the link to view the document.

Coaching Basic Principals:  Download (PDF)

World Cup videos on YouTube:

These are must see videos of world cup racers. Please look at video to see what the world's best racers look like look for

  1. ankles bent, hips forward
  2. quiet upper body facing down the fall-line
  3. level shoulders
  4. high edge angle
  5. feet and knees apart and matched, staying on the snow
  6. hand position and pole plants
  7. distance from skis to the gate
  8. turn shape, turns before the gate vs at the gate, smooth turns not pinched

Aksel Svindal at Lenzerheide GS:

World Cup skiers free-ski:

Benni Raich GS run at Beaver Creek:

Benni won the GS at Kranjska Gora last Mar07:

Benni in a SL in 2007:

Benni SL training:

Kristina Koznick SL 2005 Maribor Slovenia:

Austrian team training SL:

Burke Mountain Skills: 

Click to DownloadA Powerpoint presentation on the techniques, skills and drills that our coaches will be using this year. These are based on the same ones that coaches at Burke Mountain Academy use.