This program is meant for local athletes of age 11 to 15 coming from other sports who seek a structured fall-winter training program and want to improve in cross country skiing. The athletes will train with top Ontario skiers, learn XC ski tricks, improve abilities such as endurance, strength, balance, and enjoy beauty of snowy country. When registered the athletes can compete but additional fees will apply.  The fee includes 2-3 practices per week, team written training plan, and basic racing support. Athletes are expected to practice both ski techniques skating and classic (waxable classic skis strongly recommended). We’d be happy to provide you with ski gear purchase/rent advisory.

Age: YOB 2003 to 2007

Length of Program:  Oct 2018 to March 2019

Practices:  Two to three times per week

Training Camps: Weekend camps in Oct and Dec, 5-day camp in November

Training Plan: Appropriate for this level, written. Individualized training plans are available at a cost of $50 per 4-week cycle.

Aiming for Races: SOD series, Midget Youth Championships, further races will be discussed

Coaching:  The program will be coached by Petr Jakl and Katerina Jakl

Program Fee (including team racing waxes, excluding coaches’ travel): $ 500

SOD, XCSO, & CCC Fee: $19

Register by Oct 15, 2018


About us

The Lifeski Academy is a private Cross Country Ski Club sanctioned by Cross Country Canada. Operating around the beautiful Simcoe County area the club works towards a vision to offer more than just an ordinary coaching across all categories and ages. – “Lifeski Academy athletes off to a strong start”

Horseshoe Resort, ON

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