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THE ESSENCE OF BIATHLON Chad Salmela, Head Coach The College of St. Scholastica Nordic Ski Team Presented by: and SKIING Critical Elements to Consider Competitive Nature It’s a competition—not a pass time Multi-dimensional sport Physical Mental Emotional

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THE ESSENCE OF

BIATHLON

Chad Salmela, Head Coach

The College of St. Scholastica Nordic Ski Team

Presented by:

and

SKIING

critical elements to consider
Critical Elements to Consider
  • Competitive Nature
    • It’s a competition—not a pass time
  • Multi-dimensional sport
    • Physical
    • Mental
    • Emotional
    • “The Hardest Sport in the Olympics” Number
    • 1 Winter sport on Euro TV
balance
Balance
  • Managing the training necessary to succeed at both aspects of the sport
  • Aerobic efficiency critical for shooting well
    • Knowing your “red line”
    • Making your “red line” as fast as possible
  • Understanding your own mental strengths and weaknesses

BIATHLON = BALANCE

balance cont
BALANCE cont.

SKIING

SHOOTING

TECHNIQUE

POSITION

AEROBIC FITNESS

EXECUTION

STRENGTH

FOCUS

skiing foundation
SKIING FOUNDATION**
  • Technique
    • Relaxation, Neutral Body Position, Optimal Use of Body’s Energy
  • Aerobic Fitness
    • Base Training, Performance Training, Aerobic Efficiency,
  • Strength/Power
    • General and Specific Motion

**See Tomorrow’s Lecture

shooting foundation
SHOOTING FOUNDATION
  • Position
    • Structural Support, Relaxation, Natural Point of Aim
  • Execution
    • Sight Picture, Breathing, Trigger Control, Follow-through
  • Focus
    • Decision-Making, Repetition, “Flow of Focus”
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POSITION

STOCK FIT

REPETITION

STRUCTURAL SUPPORT

NATURAL POINT OF AIM

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EXECUTION OF A SHOT

SIGHT PICTURE

BREATHING

TRIGGER CONTROL

FOLLOW THROUGH

HIT

hitting the biathlon target
HITTING THE BIATHLON TARGET

TRIGGER CONTROL & FOLLOW THRU

INTENSITY OF APPROACH

relaxation

SIGHT PICTURE

POSITION

  • SHOOTING RANGE CONDITIONS
  • LIGHT
  • WIND
  • TEMPERATURE
  • SHOOTING POINT CONDITION
  • SHOOTING POINT LOCATION

Natural point of aim

Structural support

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COORDINATION OF ELEMENTS

POSITION

Structural support

INTENSITY OF APPROACH

TRIGGER SQUEEZE & FOLLOW THRU

RACING HIT

Natural point of aim

relaxation

SHOOTING RANGE CONDITIONS

how do we master all of these simultaneous tasks
HOW DO WE MASTER ALL OF THESE SIMULTANEOUS TASKS?

COACHING

DRY FIRING

TRAINING

TRAINING

TRAINING

TRAINING

TRAINING

TRAINING!!!!

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SHOOTING TRAINING FOR

BIATHLON

  • DRYFIRING
    • POSITION
    • BREATHING
    • SIGHT PICTURE
    • TRIGGER CONTROL
    • RANGE PROCEDURE
  • LIVE FIRING
    • SLOW FIRE/PAPER
    • CADENCE FIRE
    • FIRST SHOT
    • REACTION/SPEED
  • COMBINATION TRAINING
    • LOW INTENSITY
    • HIGH INTENSITY
dryfiring
DRYFIRING
  • DRYFIRING
    • POSITION
      • Hold on cross/box for 5 minutes
      • Natural point of aim—eyes closed
    • BREATHING
      • Prone on line
      • Standing on box
    • SIGHT PICTURE
      • Sight alignment drills
    • TRIGGER CONTROL
      • Prone and standing on line
    • RANGE PROCEDURE
      • Efficiency of motion and time
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PRONE

BREATHING

(SHOT)

INHALE 100%

EXHALE 100%

INHALE 100%

EXHALE 100%

EXHALE 75-80%

HOLD

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STANDING

HOLD ON GRAY BOX

EXHALE SLOWLY TO 75-80%

HOLD

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STANDING

LARGE BOX APPROACH

EXHALE SLOWLY TO 75-80%

HOLD

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STANDING

SMALL BOX SHOT

HIT ZONE

EXHALE SLOWLY TO 75-80%

HOLD

trigger control
TRIGGER CONTROL
  • FLESHY PAD OF FINGER
  • NO JOINTS ON TRIGGER
  • “C” FINGER—90° “T” ON TRIGGER
  • NO PART OF TRIGGER ON ANYTHING BUT THE TRIGGER (NO STOCK)
  • NEVER BACK PRESSURE OFF FROM FIRST STAGE
  • 2.5 SECOND HOLD TO BREAKING SHOT
  • “SWEEP” FINAL 40% OF TRIGGER
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TRIGGER CONTROL

STANDING ON GRAY BOX

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TRIGGER CONTROL

STANDING ON BOX APPROACH W/GRAY TARGET

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LIVE FIRING

  • SLOW-FIRE
    • LEAST DONE AT HIGH LEVEL
    • IMPORTANT FOR YOUTH/JUNIORS/BEGINNERS
    • ON PAPER FOR BASIC ACCURACY
  • CADENCE
    • MOST-DONE AT HIGHER LEVEL
    • BIATHLON SPECIFIC ON BOTH PAPER AND METAL
    • LEARNING RHYTHM OF BIATHLON SHOOTING
  • FIRST SHOT DRILLS
    • COMBINES RANGE PROCEDURE AND FIRST SHOT
    • TRANSITION OF FOCUS
    • INCREASING OVERALL SPEED OF SHOOTING STAGE
    • AVERAGE OF 30% OF TIME ON THE RANGE IS SPENT PREPARING TO TAKE THE FIRST SHOT
  • REACTION/SPEED SHOOTING
    • ALL ASPECTS OF SHOOTING MUST BE HIGHLY DEVELOPED
    • SQUEEZING SHOT IN CADENCE WHILE MOVING TO THE TARGET
    • BEST AVOIDED BY DEVELOPING ATHLETES
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COMBINATION TRAINING

  • LOW INTENSITY
    • SKILL DEVELOPMENT
      • RANGE PROCEDURE
      • MENTAL FOCUS TRANSITION
      • ENVIRONMENT
  • HIGH INTENSITY
    • BACKBONE OF BIATHLON HIGH PERFORMANCE
    • SPECIFICITY TO THE TASK
    • MOST IMPORTANT FORM OF COMBINATION TRAINING
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THERE ARE NO SHORT CUTS TO SUCCESS

HARD, FREQUENT, THOUGHTFUL WORK,

FOCUS, AND DETERMINATION...