Wachusett Mountain Race Team provides excellent programs, coaching, competition and support to junior alpine ski racers. WMRT develops strong base level skills to allow athletes competently participate at USSA junior races
1. WMRT FAQ *- A listing of frequently asked questions about WMRT, our organization, commitment level required, ability level requirements, training and race schedules, and more
AGE CLASS CHART *- Use this chart to determine which age class the athlete is assigned to
Glossary of Ski Terms *- Here you will find a number of terms/phrases used in skiing and snowboarding to refer to products, clothing, and the sports of skiing and snowboarding in general. We have provided a brief definition to help clear up any confusion or questions you may have on these terms/phrases
3. Intro to USSA Ski Racing *- This Study Guide serves as an introduction to ski racing for parents and new officials. Downloading, printing and reading the Study Guide must not be substituted for actual attendance at a USSA-approved Clinic or used as a replacement for actual instruction at any USSA-approved Clinic.
5. USSA Concussion Policy *- All USSA members, and their parents in the case of minors, are required to review and acknowledge the USSA Concussion Policy
5.0 McKinsey Study *- Core question that McKinsey was engaged to address
(in a pro bono effort, from Nov’12 through April ‘13)
How can USSA partner more effectively with its
clubs to deliver an
optimal alpine athlete development
program and ensure Best in the World
performance well beyond 2014?
Alpine Training System (ATS) *- Before an athlete can become a truly great ski racer, they must become a great skier.
That is, the development should first focus on a skier's athletic skills and their skiing foundation, before focusing extensively on ski racing. These core skills are developed to a large degree outside of traditional race courses.
But there's more to it than just skiing skills. Kids are in it to have fun and be with friends as well. The Alpine Training System is designed to take all these factors into account an
USSA's CENTER OF EXCELLENCE TV FAQ’S *- Center of Excellence TV (COE TV) is a resource tool for USSA member coaches and athletes.
The site features a variety of video clips on a range of topics from fundamentals exercises and
analysis of elite and developmental level skiers and riders to strength and conditioning, sport
nutrition and more. As a benefit to USSA members, all current USSA coaches and athletes will
be set up with full access to the video collection. Only a partial selection of videos is viewable
to the general public.