Alpine Programs

Rocky Mountain Division Projects

Rocky Mountain Division Projects
Purpose Statement:
To produce the best alpine ski racers in the world at the developmental, sub-national team level by offering complementary cooperative training with Tri-Regional, RockyCentral Regional, Rocky Mountain Divisional and Rocky Mountain Division club training programs/plans.

Goals:
1. To assist management, athletic training, and competition performance programs of the top Rocky Mountain Division Athletes.
2. To establish and conduct an athlete talent detection and development system that tracks and measures the performance and performance characteristics of top regional racers at various chronological points in their ski racing development.
3. To contribute as productively, professionally, and fully possible in the achievement of the USSA Mission of being the best nation in ski competition in the world.


Rocky/Central Projects

Project announcements will be posted as they are finalized

November 2–6                    Tri-Regional U16 Speed Fundamentals/Terrain Camp    Copper, CO

  • Eligible: U16 R/C RTG as determined by Regional Coach
  • Content and Goals: This camp will focus on gliding, jumping, terrain elements, transitions and turn shapes of DH/SG. Focus will be to establish and reinforce the fundamental movement patterns related for sound speed skills.
  • Project Announcement

November 9-12                   U18/U21 R/C TECH CAMP                                              Copper, CO

  • Eligible: R/C Regional Team Members and RTG Invitees
  • Content and Goals: Prep Athletes for NorAm Qualifiers and Early Season NorAm Tech Races in Loveland and Vail. Full Length training in GS and SL
  • Project Announcement

November 13-20                 U18/U21 R/C SPEED CAMP                                            Copper, CO
Men Nov. 13-17 (5 days)/ Women Nov. 15-19 (5 days)

  • Eligible: R/C Regional Team Members and RTG Invitees
  • Content and Goals: Prep Athletes for Early NorAm Speed Races in Copper. Progressions will include jumping, gliding technique, terrain elements in full length courses. Men and Women will crossover and share venue for 16th and 17th.
  • Project Announcement

November 27                        R/C U16 Tech Time Trials                                                Copper, CO

  • Eligible: U16 R/C RTG athletes
  • Content and Goals: Race simulation and final prep for U16 athletes. Chance to go head to head in a training environment with athletes across the Central and Rocky divisions. Full length GS courses.
  • Project Announcement

December 1-5                       Tri-Regional U18/U21 SPEED CAMP                            Copper, CO

  • Eligible: National rank selection

  • Content and Goals: This camp is designed to focus on athletes attending the early season speed NorAms. Full length DH and SG courses will be the focus.
  • Project Announcement

May 23-26, 2014    Rocky/Central Skill Fundamentals Camp      A-Basin/Loveland, CO

  • Eligible:  RMD Team U14 and U16 athletes for the 14-15 Season, Club can nominate one male and one female wild card athlete to be invited to the camp.
  • Content and Goals:  Bring Rocky and Central athletes and coaches together in a camp enviornment, focusing on SkillsQuest/Fundamentals of Skiing
 

Rocky Mountain Division Projects

 

Project announcements will be posted as they are finalized

September 27-29 RMD Team Olympic Training Center  (project announcement)

  • Eligible: RMD U16 and U14 Team Members, Each club is eligible to nominate one male and one female wild card nomination.

October 6              All-Star and Grassroots Conditioning Assessment              Aspen, CO

  • Eligible:  All current RMD athletes
  • Content and Goals:  To bring athletes and coaches together to assess the conditioning levels of the athletes in the Rocky Mountain Division

October 26-29              RMD Podium SL Camp                Loveland, CO

  • Eligible:  RMD Podium Team members
  • Content and Goals:  Camp will provide low cost Slalom and fundamentals training for Podium Project team members
  • Project Announcement

November 2-5            RMD Podium GS Camp                Vail, CO

  • Eligible:  RMD Podium Team members
  • Content and Goals:  Camp will provide low cost Giant Slalom and fundamentals training for Podium Project team members
  • Project Announcement

January 18-19          RMD U16 Skills Quest Camp     Crested Butte, CO

  • Eligible:  RMD U16 Team Members
  • Content and Goals:  Bring RMD U16 athletes together with PSIA professionals in a camp environment and focus on SkillsQuest
  • Camp is subsidized by the Colorado Gold Medal Initaitive

March 22-23             RMD U16 Skills Quest Camp - U16 Nationals Prep    Steamboat Springs, CO

  • Eligible:  RMD athletes qualified for U16 National Championships
  • Content and Goals:  Bring RMD U16 athletes qualified for U16 National Championships together in a focused environment with PSIA professionals to prepare for the Skills Quest testing at U16 National Championships
  • Camp is subsidized by the Colorado Gold Medal Initiative

May 10-11     RMD U16 Speed Fundamentals Camp               Loveland, CO

  • Eligible:  RMD athletes that will be U16's for the 14-15 Season
  • Content and Goals:  Bring RMD U16 athletes and coaches together in a focused speed fundamental environment.
  • Coach must attend with their athlete
  • Camp is subsidized by the Colorado Gold Medal Initiative

May 17-18     RMD U14 Speed Fundamentals Camp               Loveland, CO

  • Eligible:  RMD athletes that will be U14's for the 14-15 Season
  • Content and Goals:  Bring RMD U14 athletes and coaches together in a focused speed fundamental environment.
  • Coach must attend with their athlete
  • Camp is subsidized by the RMD Alpine Development Budget
 

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