TRAINING AND RACING
PARENTS, COACHES AND ATHLETES
integrating the science of expert performance and practice with modern ski racing
July 21, 2018
This progression is designed to allow racers find the correct turn shape and line.
A "wall" of gates are made in the shape of the desired turn. A track or rut will begin to form. Gates are removed as the drill progresses. Racers should stay in the track that has al...
May 23, 2018
In 2015, the U.S. Ski team opened a new
in Park City, Utah. Now, America’s most elite skiers take naps between training sessions and have their sleep studied by experts to help enhance recovery and performance. “After the morning training session, athletes can use the s...
November 27, 2017
Reach for the Sweet Spot
Reaching to practice in a zone just beyond your current abilities.
“The sweet spot: that productive, uncomfortable terrain located just beyond our current abilities, where our reach exceeds our grasp. Deep practice is not simply about struggling;...
October 9, 2017
Should you race like you train or train like you race? Is it a binary choice?
There are many ways to approach this age old question that has challenged every athlete and coach. The actual issue becomes much more clear when you substitute the words for training and prac...