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DVD - Successful Cross Country Coaching Series

This 4-DVD set is a cross country ski-specific presentation from experts in the field. You’re going to hear from Sweden’s cross country physiologist H.C. Holmberg, USST’s sport psychologist Dr. Jon Hammermeister, Pete Vordenberg – USST Head Coach, and Justin Wadsworth – USST coach as well as ex-coach of Olympic Medalist Beckie Scott. Stratton Mountain School Coach Sverre Caldwell speaks on developing young skiers and the U.S Development System. Other topics include Ski Service by USST’s Serviceman Randy Gibbs; physiology, technique, motivation and much more.

These DVDs are in the format of a series of lectures, from the 2009 US National Coaches Education Conference in Minneapolis. You can view clips here.



VOLUME 1: Inside you’ll find:

Disc 1:

Sverre Caldwell

Head Coach, Stratton Mountain School

“Developing Young Skiers at Stratton Mountain School”

Dr. Hammermeister

Sport Psychologist, USST, U.S. Army’s Center for Advanced Performance

“Designing Coach-Delivered Mental Skills Training Programs”

Disc 2:

Justin Wadsworth

World Cup Coach, U.S. Ski Team

“Classical Technique and How to Analyze Video”

Randy Gibbs

Serviceman, U.S. Ski Team

“Thoughts and Musings On Waxing Skis and Waxing the Competition”

Disc 3:

Hans-Christer Holmberg

Mid Sweden University, Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre

“Sprint in Cross Country Skiing”

Pete Vordenberg

Head Coach, U.S. Ski Team

“U.S. Ski Team: Olympics and Beyond”


VOLUME 2: Inside you’ll find:

Disc 1:

Eric Flora

Head Coach, Alaska Pacifc University

"Coaching Kikkan Randall and the APU Nordic Ski Team"

Rick Kapala

Program Director, Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation

"Lessons to be Learned: Cross Country Skiing in the US"

Disc 2:

Aaron Saari USST PT and Dr Jon Finnoff, Mayo Clinic, USST Physician

"Cross Country Injuries and Prevention"

Dan Jansen, 1994 Olympic Gold Medalist, Speed Skating

"Perseverence and Perspective"


Order -

Volume 1 - 3x DVDs - £29.95 -

Volume 2 - 2x DVDs - £18.00 -


See also -

Technique progressions
Waxroom DVD