This program is all about spending more time on snow for those athletes that are interested and ready to spend more time at the hill. It includes unlimited access to all training sessions offered by NAC and can include training opportunities up to 5x per week. There are also no additional daily costs for Christmas, March Break and and other early or in-season training or camp opportunities.
Every athlete at this stage has different needs and the ability to handle training volume will vary greatly. Each athlete will have an Individual Athletic Plan prepared for the season which will identify their specific training requirements and provide a suitable balance with other sports and activities in which they participate.
Participation in this program is also influenced by the recommendations of the coaching staff to ensure athletes are adequately prepared for the program. The program is designed to support additional racing opportunities including racing in the USA (should the border open). This program will introduce athletes to additional training resources such as video analysis and wireless timing on a more frequent basis with occasional opportunities to train with the U14 / U16 athletes. Participation in off-season dryland training activities is mandatory to be enrolled in this program. Participation in the Christmas camps is highly recommended.
# of Weeks: 14
First Day on Snow: Saturday December 11, 2021
Saturdays AND Sundays COST: $1575.00 + ALL Twilights
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
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.
Coaching at Races Included in Program:
NAC Invitational (only race with race entry included in program price)
Lydia Kutra GS / Mount Baldy SL
NJRS or USSA races (covid restrictions)
LSDA Fun Day
AOA Provincial Race, TBD
The program does not include travel expenses or entry fees for away races.
For any program questions, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org