Snowshoeing Coach's Training Quiz
It is recommended that Snowshoers wear clothing that:
Is lightweight and breathable
Allows unrestricted movement
All of the Above
Special Olympics snowshoeing rules stat that snowshoes must be at least
10 inches wide x 20 inches long
7 inches wide x 20 inches long
6 inches wide x 15 inches long
there is no restriction on showshoe size
True/False: Athletes are allowed to use poles during Special Olympics Snowshoeing competitions
Snowshoe overlap most frequently occurs ________.
at fast speeds/ when running
when pivoting or making tight turns
at slow speeds/when walking
To help snowshoers avoid overlap, coahces can instruct them to__________.
Move their feet closer together
Spread their feet farther apart or take longer steps
Quicken their steps (increase cadence).
Skill(s) that is/are very important to teaching beginning snowshoers are ________.
Falling and getting up
Running and Jumping
Ascending steep hills
Stepping over large obstacles
When teaching beginning snowshoers to make sharp turns, coaches should emphasize landing on the ___ to prevent loss of balance.
edges of the snowshoe
rear of the snowshoe
balls of the feet
During sprint starts, it is advised that the athletes put their ____ forward for a strong launch from the starting line.
power foot/ dominant foot
True/False: During Special Olympics snowshoeing competitions, coaches are allowed to enter the course in order to pace/guide their athletes.
During Special Olympics snowshoeing competitions, if an athlete has trouble with equipment, he/she has ___ minute(s) to correct the equipment problem.
During Special Olypmics Snowshoeing competitions, a competitor has finished the race when his/her _______ reaches the vertical plane of the finish line.
True/ False: During Special OLympics snowshoeing competitions, an athlete may legally pass the finish line without both snowshoes on.
Special Olympics snowshoeing relay teams must consist of ______ competitors.
Should be Empty: