Mighty Mite Prep Program Season Schedule

2023-24  Training Schedule

January 6, 2024 - Prep Season Begins!

  • We will group up with kids at 8:30 and head out by 9:00.  It is important to be here on the first day so that coaches can assess skill levels and arrange the groups out on the hill.  We will observe skills on a variety of terrain and challenges, and test their skill with basic drills while getting kids into best matched groups.

January 13, 2024 - Session 2     Basic Skiing Skills:

  • Stance, Parallel Position, Traverse, Side-slip, Garlands, Parallel Turns.

January 20, 2024 - Session 3     Pole Planting. 

  • Continue work on Basic Skiing Skills from week 2 while introducing them to proper use of poles.
  • Warm Up Slalom – (There might be a few Prep kids in this event). 

January 27, 2024 - Session 4      Carving:

  • Edging, Angulation, Carved Turns, Turn Shape.
  • Afternoon drills with brushes or “turtles”, and gates.

February 3, 2024 - Session 5     Gliding:

  • Glide Turns; Tuck Position (discussion of safe areas and when it is ok to tuck);
  • Gate training.

February 10, 2024 - Session 6      Carving:

  • Edging, Angulation, Carved Turns, Turn Shape.
  • Morning & afternoon gates on Gold Hill.

February 17, 2024 - Session 7    Terrain / Jumping:

  • Extension and Absorption Movements; Pole Jumpers; Roll, Wave, Jump.  Discuss the race course, starts, finishes, rules, etc.  Gate training on Gold Hill.

February 24, 2024 - Session 8    Gate training & Review:

  • A dual practice course challenge for fun and practice competition.
  • Review previous drills and work on areas needing the most practice.
  • Coaches will focus on core concepts that have been most challenging; GS gate training.


  • Hike the King with your coaches

MARCH 9, 2024 - SESSION 10  "RACE DAY!"


  • Prep skiers welcome to attend these races; Small Fry @ Stevens; May Day @ Bachelor. Ask your coach for details.

tbd - CMAC Annual Awards Banquet & Gear Swap  

  • Prep kids get awards too! Be There!!

Upcoming MM Prep Events

  • 18 Nov 2024 7:00 PM
    Mercer Island Community Center - Mercer Room 1-2 (8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040)
  • 04 May 2025 5:00 PM
    Mountaineers Program Center (7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115)


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