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44 days ago in Sport Education
Golden Advice from Mikaela Shiffrin
Mikaela Shiffrin talks about drive, determination and shares some of the best advice offered to her as a child.
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45 days ago in Cross Country
Key Points to Strong Cornering
U.S. Ski Team coach Jason Cork talks about key points for strong cornering.
1. Set up the corner Wide-Narrow-Wide ...
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52 days ago in Sport Nutrition
Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated
Join Allen Tran, MS, RD, USSA High Performance Chef as he shares some healthy foods that can help you maintain your hydration goals.
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101 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
129 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 ...
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129 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 ...
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168 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 ...
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196 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.
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223 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.
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223 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 ...
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