Jan 01

Classic Skiing Fundamentals: Double pole kick and diagonal stride

Cross country ski clinic instructor.

Registration for this clinic is now closed. Please watch our calendar for more clinics.

This clinic is designed to help you improve double pole kick and diagonal stride skills by looking at the building blocks in your classic technique that offer most opportunity for change. Part of the clinic will include a review of double poling. By analyzing your body position and movements, Martin will work with you on increasing efficiency of these techniques.

Audience: intermediate through advanced classic skiers
Instructor: Martin Wiesiolek, Level III PSIA Certified Cross Country Ski Instructor, PSIA-RM Education Staff
Maximum participants: 10 skiers
Registration deadline: January 30, 2021


  • Ability level: Ability to move on classic skis and being able to comfortably move forward, to include gentle descents.
  • Gear: Classic skis, ski poles for classic technique (your height in ski boots in cm x 0.83), classic ski boots.

COVID-19 Safety Protocol:

  • You will be asked about your COVID-19 status or potential exposure prior to participation. If you were exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms of an illness you will be asked to go home or stay home and you will be given full refund/credit of your participation fees.
  • Clinic size will be limited to 10 participants.
  • You are encouraged to express how you feel about the safety of the clinic.
  • On-snow ski practice will be organized in a manner that never places participants closer than 6 feet from each other.
  • Learning area will be setup to enhance physical distancing best practices.
  • The entire clinic will be held strictly outdoors, on snow, with a follow-up meeting online via Zoom.
  • The clinic leader will require at times all participants to wear face masks. You are encouraged to wear a mask for the duration of the clinic. Please bring a face mask with you to the clinic.
  • Your clinic leader will take extra care prior to the event to stay healthy. We ask that you do the same.
  • Individual video feedback will be provided remotely via Zoom, Sprongo or private YouTube channel after the clinic.
Event Location
Skyway Trailhead, Grand Mesa, Colorado
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