Cross-Country (XC) Skiing

Most Cross Country in the UK skiing uses roller skis.  This is a great way to train and is excellent aerobic activity to help keep you in shape and develop good balance. 

Weekly Nordic Coaching Program

In the Summer Monday night Nordic Coaching Progamme sessions are ...

In teh Winter we move to Sunday mornings starting at 9.00 a.m. The first session will be on 10th October and the session will last for 2 hours so that people with further to travel can start later but will still get a good work out

The venue will be Solihull Cycle Track, Tudor Grange Park, Solihull.

Please check with either John on 07903 650322 or Anne on 07958 721310 before coming along to check the time.

You can see some video of a session at Solihull Cycle Track here:

In the Summer we the weekend training sessions are at Draycote Water Country Park in each case. All members are welcome to come along. Starting around 10am, you'll be introduced to Roller skis and try them out. All sessions will finish around 12.30.

Please ring Anne Ford on 07958 721310 to confirm you are coming. Bring helmets and gloves - roller blades are also welcome.

Meet in the carpark - location details here  


Telemark Skiing in the Midlands

Meeting every 4 weeks at the Snowdome, Tamworth, Staffordshire… the club is growing from strength to strength…
The club gives skiers young and old(er) a chance to learn the graceful art of telemark skiing HERE in the Midlands. For more details about the up and coming taster sessions AND regular training sessions ring 07813268124

Midland Telemark aims to promote telemark skiing in the Midlands and beyond through regular monthly coaching Sessions on alternate Mon and Wednesday nights each month between 20.00 - 23.00hrs at the Snowdome Tamworth.

2011 Club coaching sessions

Monday 3rd January
Wednesday 2nd February
Monday 7th March - Chris Stewart (GB Telemark)
Wednesday 6th April
Monday 9th May
Wednesday 1st June
Monday 4th July
Wednesday 3rd August
Monday 5th September
Wednesday 5th October
Monday 7th November
Wednesday 7th December

OR visit

Snowsport England Telemark Skiing Club  - on Facebook

or Telemark Skiing also on Facebook

5th Midland Telemark Festival - Tamworth Snowdome, July 2011

For more information on this event click here is actively involved with developing the sport here in the UK on both indoor (real snow) and outdoor slopes – especially through Midland Telemark.  Currently based in Lichfield in Staffordshire and with 3 real snow venues within a couple of hours drive as well as almost 10 artificial slopes within a 60 mile radius it offers clients the chance to learn this graceful sport all year round, spring, summer, autumn or winter.

If you have any questions or would like to speak about any aspect of telemark skiing, please contact Matt Higginson by phoning  +44(0)1543-256762 or +44(0)7813268124 OR emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Looking forward to helping you get rid of your training heels!

Matt Higginson