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Better Cues for Better Skiing

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.

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Top Technique Trend

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.

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Come to Canada!

The Tour de Ski wrapped up yesterday with the final stage – a brutal skate race up a steep alpine ski hill.

Thanks to “Skiing Vinnie” for posting both the men’s and women’s races on his YouTube channel.

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2 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Nordic Skiing

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 […]

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