U14/U16 Program

This program includes unlimited access to all training sessions offered by NAC and can include training opportunities up to 5x per week. There are no additional costs for Christmas, March Break or PD Day camps as well.

THIS IS A PERFORMANCE BASED PROGRAM!

Each athlete will have an Individual Athletic Plan prepared for the season which will identify their specific training requirements to support the competitions they wish to attend. The program is designed to support additional racing opportunities including racing in the USA and culminating the season by participating at the U14 or U16 Ontario Cup Provincial Championships. This program will expose athletes to additional training resources such as video analysis and wireless timing on an extensive basis. Participation in off-season dryland training activities is mandatory to be enrolled in this program as well as the December Fall Camp. Participation in the AOA Fall Fitness Testing is required to be able to compete in the AOA Provincial Championships.

The U14 Program is focused on the Train to Train phases of the LTAD. It continues to build on the elements of gliding, tucking, jumping and moving over terrain skills with a focus on linking terrain features and turn shapes together. Super G and Ski X are also formally introduced into competition at this stage.

Eligible U14 Athletes for 2021 – 2022 (Birth Year 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006) (Ages 12, 13, 14, 15)

# of Weeks: 14

First Day on Snow: Saturday December 11,

2021 BASE PROGRAM: Saturdays AND Sundays
COST: $1820.00 + ALL Twilights Target

Training to Competition Ratio: U14 - 6:1, 12 - 20 race starts

Target Athlete to Coach Ratio: 6 - 8:1

Training Focus:

  • 40 – 50% of the training volume should be focused on free skiing throughout the season.

  • Training environments specific to SL, GS, SG & SX

Races Included in Program:

  • NAC Invitational (only race with race entry included in program price)

  • Lydia Kutra GS / Mount Baldy SL

  • USSA Races (covid restrictions)

  • Pro-Race

  • Club Championships

  • Mealey Classic at Searchmont in Sault Ste Marie (covid restrictions)

  • AOA Provincial Championships (covid restrictions)

Any program-related questions can be sent to nacracing2010@gmail.com

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