Here is the information for our Midwest Region Shooting Camp at Mt. Itasca, MN. This camp is great jump start to the season and perfect time to do all new adjustments on your rifle or fitting rifle for a new athletes.
A few details below:
1) new athletes- great skiers, at least 14 years old, who wants to try Biathlon. Athletes will go through a basic safety training, will do a rifle fitting and a start on accuracy shooting, shooting prone and standing, developing good position and range procedure.
2) experienced athletes – check position – make adjustments, and get started with some focused accuracy shooting.
-Friday PM: Arrive at Mt Itasca 6 pm – having eaten dinner. ( Let me know if you plan to come earlier)
6:30-8:30pm Rifle fitting, dry fire
Training all day with breaks for lunch and dinner. Main focus will be on shooting, though there will be time for physical training ( rollerski technique and running).
In the evening there will be a coaching clinic organize by Bill Meyer
More shooting drills and shooting games.
Training will wrap up approx 12:30 pm with lunch and departure.
Cost and Registration:
-Cost for use of venue, coaching, and food- $90, please make checks payable to Mt Itasca Nordic Ski Association (MINSA . Bring checks or cash with you, along with the attached registration form. Note that the USBA membership is required.
– New athletes will be able to purchase an ammunition for $31.00 ( check or cash made to Vladimir Cervenka) All experienced athletes need to bring their own ammo. Note that you will be eating out for dinner on Sat night, so bring $ for dinner.
What to bring:
You will be “camping” at Mt Itasca, sleeping in the Headquarters building or in your own tent (or you can stay in hotel on your own). There are bathrooms and kitchen in the Alpine Chalet. You’ll eat breakfast and lunches at Mt Itasca and have dinners out. Bring $ for dinners – breakfast and lunch food will be provided.
You will need a camping mat/air mattress, sleeping bag, pillow for sleeping. You will need running shoes, and several sets of training clothing, as well as skate rollerski equipment and helmet, water bottle carrier, and bring some rain gear. Also bring a pair of thin ski gloves for shooting.
In June there will be another 12 days long camp 6.14. – 6.24. at Mt. Itasca with more focus on biathlon training.
For more info contact
Vlad Cervenka: 218 256 8323
Bill Meyer : 218 839 4727