Nordic Ski Technique Videos

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If you enjoy online videos for learning about cross-country ski techniques, join Nordic Ski Lab. For one low price, you'll get access to all our videos, including:

  • Slow Motion Expert Demos
  • Skate and Classic Drills
  • Video Technique Analysis

1. Information for Getting Started


2. Beginner Lessons

First Day Lesson Plan for Absolute Beginners

  • Follow along on skate or classic skis.
  • Learn basic movement and safety skills.
  • Learn how to go up and down hills o cross-cpuntry skis.
  • 17 lessons
  • 30 min
Learn Diagonal Stride

  • Classic Skiing
  • Learn diagonal stride, step by step.
  • 5 lessons
  • 25 min
  • Suitable for beginners or anyone who wants to learn the foundation of competition-style diagonal stride technique.
V2 - One Skate "Dance" Drill

  • Beginners can use this drill to learn how to make the skis work in V2- One Skate technique.
  • Experienced skiers can use this drill to improve their V2-One Skate.
  • 13 min

3. Drills to Improve Technique

V2 - One Skate "Dance" Drill

  • Beginners can use this drill to learn how to make the skis work in V2- One Skate technique.
  • Experienced skiers can use this drill to improve their V2-One Skate.
  • 13 min
Diagonal Stride Drill

  • This drill is easy to customize to different levels of skiers.
  • Use it to zero in on any aspect of your diagonal sride technique that needs work.
  • 7 min

4. For Technique Geeks

How Body Position Works in V2 - One Skate

  • Understand the foundational full body movements that underpin V2-One Skate technique.
  • 6 min
V1-Offset Timing: What the Science Says

  • Should the 2 poles and 1 ski touch down at exactly the same time? The answer may surprise you.
  • 4.5 min
Back Pain & Cross Country Skiing

  • Covers the anatomy of the shoulders and the spine and how to ski in ways that should reduce the risk of injury.
  • 18.5 min

5. Cross-country skiing games for children

Children's Cross Country Ski Games

  • This is a collection of more than 30 different game videos to play on snow with kids of all ages
Jeux éducatifs pour jeunes skieurs de fond


6. How and why we make these videos

These videos are made by Canadian cross country skiers and coaches to share our love of cross country skiing. We help people enjoy the thrill of cross-country skiing in the highly efficient and enjoyable techniques used by competitive skiers.

Our efforts are supported by our amazing community of subscribers. Support us and get access to the full collection of our videos, including:

  • All Skate and Classic Ski Techniques Explained
  • Biomechanics for Performance and Injury Prevention
  • Current Technique Trends
  • Technique Analysis for Members (not guaranteed)
  • Dryland Training Ideas
  • Roller Skiing Drills and Advice
  • On Snow Drills and Lessons for Skiers of All Levels
  • Athlete and Coach Insights
  • Member-Only Forum
  • And more!