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U10/U12 Program

U10 / U12 PROGRAM SUMMARY

(U10: Ages 8 & 9, U12: Ages 10 & 11)

The U10 / U12 Program is focused on the Skier Essentials and Learn to Train phases of the LTAD. It continues to build on the elements of gliding, tucking, moving over terrain and jumping skills with a focus on linking terrain features and turn shapes together. Structured and unstructured environments are used to encourage the development of a broad range of technical skiing skills.

Program Cost:
BASE PROGRAM: Saturdays OR Sundays COST: $750.00
+ Thursday OR Friday Twilight

BASE+ PROGRAM: Saturdays AND Sundays COST: $1050.00
+ Thursday OR Friday Twilight

Lead Coach: Tobias Porter
Assistant Coaches: Amy Cooper, Remy Anderson

# of Weeks: 14
First Day on Snow: Saturday December 14, 2019

Target Training to Competition Ratio: U10 - 9:1, 8 - 10 race starts, U12 – 7:1, 10 - 12 race starts

Target Athlete to Coach Ratio: 6 - 8:1

 

Training Focus:
• 50 – 65% of the training volume should be focused on free skiing throughout the season.
• Fun courses with turn radii equal to the child’s ski radius.
• Brushes, stubbies, junior gates, introduction to Slalom
• Athletes are encouraged to be skiing a minimum of 3 times per week, with an overall target of 60+ days on snow for U10, and 80+ days on snow for U12.

 

Races Included in Program:
• NAC Invitational
• Fun Day
• Club Championships

 

For any program questions, please e-mail: nacracing2010@gmail.com