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& youth TRAINING GUIDES
Our goal is for Fly Girls to be an avenue for collaboration and exchange of ideas and curriculum with all of the great club coaches, athletes, and parents nationwide. We've created helpful development programs and training guides in alliance with USA Ski Jumping, the men's National Team. On this page are downloadable PDFs:
Coaches Education Manual
This guide is separated into three sections and aims to provide a standard coaching philosophy for ski jumping, including tips, reminders, and resources. Start with the "Coaching Information" pdf.
Youth Training Program
Many young athletes don't have access to full-time coaches and these basic strength and plyometric training programs can easily be implemented by young jumpers, parents, and coaches to improve the overall athletic skill on the jump hill. Read the "Youth Training Program" pdf first.