I used to be a nice person, but these days I’m just cranky. Everywhere I turn I’m reminded that ski season is well underway. My Facebook feed is filled with photos of happy friends enjoying excellent early season conditions. Invitations to group ski outings fill my inbox, but I’m stuck in the gym, losing my […]Continue reading
Jürgen’s Lesson Plan What you need: motivated students (8- max. 12) a timer (for example from gymboss, quite cheap) a well-charged tablet with an app like coach´s eye or something like that some cones out of plastique to mark the several stations and limit the area of exercise At first you explain all students the […]Continue reading
Summary: Improve your motor learning and athletic performance by focussing your thoughts externally rather than thinking about your body and how it’s moving.
This article summarizes the science that compares internal and external coaching cues. You can apply these principles to any sport or motor learning task.Continue reading
I have mixed feelings about video. As a skier I like the idea of watching myself on video as a way to improve my technique. It’s easier than actually training to build strength, speed or agility. But as a coach I find it time consuming to work with video and it doesn’t always…Continue reading
Summary: Video analysis apps for smart phones and tablets are fun and powerful tools for evaluating and improving ski technique. They’re inexpensive, but they take time to learn and there are hidden costs. Which one is best for you? We review the top 3 apps and see what they have to offer. Related Article: Ubersense vs. Coach’s […]Continue reading