A Level 1 XC Coach Course will be held in Wangaratta on May 12/13. This course covers training principles and dryland training, and will be presented by 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Coach Alasdair Tutt and current AUSXC Head Coach Valerio Leccardi.
The course will be delivered through presentations, group activities and practical demonstrations. Workshop topics include: Conditioning for XC skiing; Program Planning; Mental Training; Competition Preparation; Sports Nutrition; Age Appropriate Training Activities. Practical sessions include: strength training, hill bounding and rollerskiing.
The course venue will be confirmed soon, with online registration via the Ski & Snowboard Australia website. The cost of the course is $275 (incl. GST), the preliminary course times are as follows:
9:30am – 5:00pm Saturday May 12
9:00am – 4:00pm Sunday May 13
For participants who are attending the course for their own knowledge, and who will not require to have either practical or theory components assessed following the course, the cost is $165 (incl. GST). Please note participants should supply their own hill bounding poles and rollerski equipment if they have them. If not, some equipment may be possible to borrow from the SSAXC DiscoverXC Roll With It equipment pool.
Participants are expected to complete the Australian Sports Commission’s online Community Coaching General Principles, prior to attending the course. Once completed a copy of the certificate should be emailed to the SSAXC Program Director
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