If you follow Nordic skiing research science (really, who doesn’t?) you’ll know H.C. Holmberg. He’s a rock star scientist from the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre. Dr. Holmberg has been involved in sport as a chiropractor, athlete, coach and research scientist for about 35 years and has published more than 130 scientific papers, many of […]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
The other day I had a chance to catch up with Chris Jeffries, Head Coach of the Alberta World Cup Academy, one of our national training centres.
Chris is someone we often turn to for help with ski technique; he’s generous about sharing his knowledge and is dedicated to growing nordic skiing in Canada.Continue reading
Here’s two ways of improving your cross-country skiing that don’t involve training or conventional exercise methods. The first requires sitting on the couch. The second involves the tiniest movements possible and never breathing hard or breaking into a sweat. Both might be powerful ways to improve your ski technique. 1. Watch Ski Races and Learn Without Even Trying Watching […]Continue reading