Level One Coach Course

Posted on behalf of Ronice:

Hi Everyone,

The following course info points out you can do this for “your own personal knowledge” if you are just seeking to help out juniors or your club (at a reduced rate). If you are an older junior skier you may also be interested.

Tutty is back and Valerio will also be presenting.

Details can be found here  https://www.skiandsnowboard.org.au/events/18702/

Here is a summary:

Level 1 XC Coach Course – Dryland/Theory

  Sat 12 May 2018 09:00 – Sun 13 May 2018 16:00


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. 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). A special group rate has been arranged for volunteers with the Wangaratta Junior Training Group – these volunteers should contact Peter Dewez for details.

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

For more information contact:

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