Alpine Programs

Alpine Resources

Alpine Coaching Dictionary

It is important to understand the meaning of common terms used in coaching to send a consistent message to athletes. This coaching dictionary gives the technical definition for common ski coaching terms, including common catch phrases (listed as slang).
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See a term you think should be in this dictionary? Email it to Sport Education.

Excellence Newsletters

The Excellence newsletter is the official e-mail newsletter of the USSA for its athletes and their parents, coaches, officials and clubs. If you are a current member and do not receive these via email (once a month during the season), check to make sure your email does not move messages from excellence@ussa.org into the junk folder.

Center of Excellence TV

Center of Excellence TV is an on-line resource tool for USSA coaches and athletes with over 200 video clips featuring skiing exercise ideas, technical and tactical analysis, and athlete and coach interviews. Check out additional features on nutrition, conditioning and more. Full access to the alpine content is free for USSA member athletes and coaches as a member benefit. Watch now!

COE TV FAQ

USSA Education Shop

On-line store for DVDs and CDs and manuals, featuring the World Cup Winning Runs DVD collection, technique and tactics DVDs, strength and power training, sport parenting and more. Shop here.

Fact Sheets

Looking for tips and information on topics in sport science, sport medicine and more from the USSA High Performance Department and the USOC? Choose the appropriate tab above.

 
USSA Education Shop

Find alpine ski racing DVD's and CD's at the USSA Education Shop, as well as resources on conditioning, sport nutrition, sport psychology, sport parenting and more. USSA members save! Use the 'USSAmember' coupon code.

Center of Excellence TV

Center of Excellence TV is full of videos for coaches and racers looking to take their training to the next level. Subscribe to the alpine collection and receive email alerts when new alpine videos are posted.

My USSA

Need to renew your membership, get coaching tips or work on your technique? Want to check rankings or results? Find all that and more on your My USSA page. 

 
Membership

Ready to become a member of USSA? Whether you're an athlete who wants to compete, a fan who wants to follow the action, or part of the support team, the USSA has a program for you.

 
Get Involved

The USSA's athletes get no government funding. Their success is dependent on passionate fans, like you! See how you can help athletes achieve their dreams.

 
Child Protection

Help raise awareness about misconduct in sport and promote open dialogue. Together we can build a game plan to make sport safe—for everyone.