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Cross Country Canada is proud to add another online training resource to its expanding e-learning portfolio, hosted in the Locker (Coaching Association of Canada).
The module will be free for any coaches with Intro to Community Coach training and $12 for any other person interested in improving their waxing skills and knowledge. You don’t have to be a coach nor have any NCCP training to do this online waxing clinic.
If you do not have a Locker account already, you can create one easily and then access the online waxing clinic under the e-learning tab.
Throughout this online training module you will find a series of videos and other information on the following skills:
Applying and ironing parafin glide wax
Scraping and brushing parafin glide wax
Tools and tool care
Powders: application and ironing
Powders: rotocorking and finishing
Blocks and pucks
Liquids and gels
Kick zone sanding and binder
Applying kick wax
Removing kick wax
Tips for klister
Travel wax and hot scraping
Stone grinding and new ski prep
While pertinent to all avid skiers (racers or not), these skills and processes are the same used by technicians working at the top levels of racing. In this online module they are presented by Joel Jaques, the technical services coordinator for CCC’s National Ski Team.
Certified coaches completing this training module will automatically be credited 3 Professional Development Points to their Locker account.
This new online resource has been produced in collaboration with XC Ski Nation. You can visit their website to access a vast amount of cross country ski related technical videos and ski related content: https://xcskination.com
Sport for Life Centre
145 Pacific Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada