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45 days ago in Sport Nutrition
Packing Healthy Snacks for Training
Basic planning for bringing snacks up on the hill to maintain the quality of training sessions.
1 new video added
73 days ago in Alpine
Push Me Pull Me Drill
This simple exercise can help skiers understand the role of the ankle in balance and pressure, and what is meant by ankle tension. By pulling and pushing on an athletes ski tips while standing on a ...
1 new video added
73 days ago in Sport Science
Specificity in Dryland Training
USSA Strength and Conditioning Coach Chad Gerhard discusses how the specificity principle should be applied in dryland training. Rather than try to simulate the specific movements of skiing and ...
1 new video added
112 days ago in Sport Nutrition
Good and Bad Fats in an Athlete's Diet
Fats are an important part of the athlete's diet, but not all fats are created equal. This video talks about the difference between good fats and bad fats, and some easy sources for healthy fats ...
1 new video added
140 days ago in Sport Science
Strength and Conditioning with Minimal Equipment
A great progression of strength and conditioning exercises well suited for traveling on the road or doing at home with little or no equipment.
1 new video added
167 days ago in Sport Science
Supplemental Training
U.S. Ski Team coach Jason Cork talks to coaches about the purpose of supplemental training sessions and what to focus on.
1 new video added
167 days ago in Alpine
Red Light Green Light
Sideslips with edge sets are a great way to work on and isolate ankle and knee movement used for edging. The skier should be in parallel position - with the uphill ski ahead just enough so that ...
1 new video added
199 days ago in Sport Nutrition
Ways to Get Calcium in Athlete's Diet
Calcium is an important and often overlooked nutrient in an athlete's diet. USSA High Performance Chef tells you how you can be sure to get the calcium you need.
1 new video added
210 days ago in Sports Medicine
Review of Injury Prevention Routines
USSA Medical Rehabilitation Specialist Jen Kimball reviews the basics of injury prevention routines and shares links for more information.
1 new video added
219 days ago in Alpine
Martin Guyer on Fundamentals
USSA Eastern Regional Coach Martin Guyer shares his ideas on fundamentals for tech events.
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