Midwest Regional Biathlon Development Camp
June 13-17, 2018
Mt. Itasca/ Grand Rapids MN
This camp will focus on developing biathlon shooting skills- position, accuracy drills, and combo training for athletes that have varying experience in biathlon. Volume training, rollerskiing, running, as well as strength and technique work.
- New athletes: 14 years and older must be a good skier – perfect camp, if you are serious about biathlon. Shooting (including rifle set up) focused on accuracy, practicing both positions – prone and standing, developing good position and range procedure, accuracy shooting, combo shooting.
- Experienced athletes – great camp to improve your biathlon skills: shooting – check position – make adjustments, focused accuracy and combo shooting, rollerski technique, strength.
Daily schedule (below) shooting twice a day with 1 or 2 physical workout as well;
Sunday 6.17 – Summer Biathlon Race ( Running)
Dates: Wednesday, June 13 at 10 AM at Mt. Itasca – Sunday 17th at 11 AM
Cost : $270.00 includes use of venue, coaching, housing, food.
What to bring:
We will be camping at Mt. Itasca therefore you will need a camping gear tent, mat /air mattress, sleeping bag, pillow. Option is also sleeping in the wax room.
You will need rifle, 1 brick of ammo (some ammo will be available to buy at the camp), running shoes, and several sets of training clothing. Also, skate rollerski equipment, helmet, water bottle carrier. Bring some rain gear and also a pair of thin ski gloves for shooting. Bug spray may be a good idea as well. On Saturday there will be a rollerski race and on Sunday a Running Biathlon Race
|2018 June Midwest Regional Biathlon Camp Schedule|
|We 6.13||10:00am||M.I.||Dry fire, accuracy shooting 1:30h|
|2:00pm||M.I.||Dry Fire, accuracy shooting, shooting test 1:30h|
|3:45pm||M.I.||Easy rollerski 1:30h|
|Th 6.14||8:00am||M.I.||Uphill Test|
|9:00am||M.I.||Easy combo 1h|
|2:00pm||M.I.||Shooting drills, tests 1:30h|
|3:45pm||M.I.||Rollerski – Double pole|
|Fr 6.15||8:00am||M.I.||Shooting drills ,Combo shooting 2h|
|pm||OFF, or accuracy shooting|
|Sa 6.16||7:30am||Fairg.||Rollerski Timetrial 11k|
|10:00am||M.I.||accuracy shooting – optional|
|3:00pm||M.I.||Shooting drills, Combo shooting 1:45h|
|Su 6.17||9:00am||M.I.||Summer Biathlon Race – running, 7.5k|