This is a resource for new ski racing coaches and instructors and a reference for youth (age 7-16) ski racers and their parents. It covers all the fundamentals of coaching and ski racing in a style that has been tailor made for the novice youth ski coach. Developed by the American Coaching Effectiveness Program in cooperation with the United States Ski Coaches Association, this book provides principles related to coaching philosophy, communication and motivation. The guide gives advice on the following: teaching and planning; liability concerns; strategies and training progressions; information on ski equipment; how to detect and correct routine errors; injury prevention and care; ski-specific skills; ski racing rules; skiing terminology; setting a race course.
Sports-Outdoors, Winter-Sports, Skiing, Downhill,