Co-ed Skate Lessons and Race Preparation for Tour of Anchorage STARTS
January 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kachemak Women’s Nordic (KWN) is offering a five week, 10 session technique and fitness course this
winter for intermediate skiers. This course is open to men and women and will focus on skate
technique and preparation for the Tour of Anchorage. There is a $50 participation fee for any skier not
already registered for KWN. Participants must be members of the Kachemak Nordic Ski Club.
When: January 27th to Feb 24th. Wednesdays 12 to 2 pm, Saturdays 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Practice locations will be determined based on snow conditions (weekly emails will be sent out
with the practice locations for each week)
Wednesdays will be a combined group workout for all course participants and Kachemak
Women’s Nordic members to build our Nordic fitness.
Saturdays will include 30-40 minutes of technique instruction. There will be a minimum of two
coaches at each Saturday practice to accommodate the group. Technique drills will be followed
by a workout highlighting the technique covered in the lesson.
Click HERE to register.
Jan 27th Body position, stance, balance, no-pole skiing
Feb. 3rd V1 hill technique, up and down
Feb 10th V2 Alternate, on both sides
Feb 17th V2 & technique transitions
Feb 24th race skills & drills, starts, feeds, passing, marathon skate
March 4th Tour of Anchorage!
Participants interested in group housing & waxing for the Tour must sign up for the Tour by Feb. 4th and
contribute an additional fee to cover housing costs. For additional information or to sign-up contact
Jasmine Maurer at 907-299-6975.