Nordic Comp – Level 4
Long Term Athlete Development Phase: Train to Compete
Program description: The Comp Team is a year-round training program that focuses on building strength and endurance as well as developing technique. Skiers will train 5-6 days a week. Workouts will include running, classic and skate roller skiing, strength training, biathlon, biking, agility, speed, and technique. The spring and summer training is essential to building fitness, strength and endurance. During the fall the focus shifts to building max V02 and power. During the winter season the Comp Team members compete in local and regional races with the possibility of national and international racing. Primary races for the team are the 3 sets of IMD Junior National Qualifiers. The team will also have 2-3 dryland or on-snow training camps.
Recommended ages: U14 (by invitation), U16, U18, U20 Age Groups (Year of Birth 2005 – 2000)
Ability level: Intermediate/ Advanced
Cost: $500* (May-August)
*Camps and competitions are additional to program fees.
First day of program: Monday, May 13th
Last day of program: Friday, August 30st
Day(s) of the week: see below
Spring: May 13th – 31st
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4-6pm (times vary)
Summer: June 3rd – July 5th & July 15th – August 30th
Monday 4-6pm, Tuesday – Friday 8:30-10:30am (times may vary)
Camps: There will be 1 camp (Comp Camp July 19-25) that will be an additional cost. There will be no regularly scheduled training sessions during camps.
Required equipment: Boots, ski poles, bounding poles, running shoes, helmet, water bottle and carrier, heart rate monitor. All Comp athletes are required to have their own classic and skate roller skiing gear by the start of their second year on the Comp Team. Scholarshipped gear use is available. Please contact program manager.
Max Class Size: 12
Questions on the Program, Contact: Sara Studebaker-Hall 208.340.5489; Zachary Hall 907.227.2699
Rules and safety
Please sign our online waiver prior to your arrival.
Skate skis, boots, poles (with biathlon straps). Water bottle with carrier, running shoes, rifle arm cuff, helmet and training clothing. A full list of recommended equipment can be obtained from coaches.
Rollerskis are recommended, but not required.
Rifles and ammunition will be available for use during our training sessions.