Alpine Resources

New Pocket Guide to Ski Fundamentals

The new “Pocket Guide to Ski Fundamentals” is now available at This is a practical resource for all alpine coaches to have on hand at all times featuring information on SkillsQuest, primary drills, QR code links to videos, age-specific course setting recommendations, and gate drill sets. 

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).
Download here

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 into the junk folder.

YouTube Video Library

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!

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.

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