Education Manuals, Matrix Monday, Areas Open + Guide for New Instructors

Do you have all the education tools you need? Adaptive, alpine, snowboard, telemark, cross country, and freestyle technical manuals – and the alpine and snowboard handbooks – are available right now as print and digital editions and include access to supplemental video that helps cement the knowledge you’ll gain and share with your students.

Any given digital publication, which can be purchased as a stand-alone product or as part of a bundle with the print version (the best deal), allows you to: 

▪    See learning techniques come to life in instructional videos.

▪    Save time by digitally bookmarking pages so you can return to the content later.

▪    Personalize your learning by adding notes and highlighting text. 

Also, all of these digital resources can be viewed on your computer – or on your smartphone/tablet as part of a free Snow Pro Library app for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire users (click here for download instructions). The digital editions of the Adaptive Alpine Technical Manual, Alpine Technical Manual, Snowboard Technical Manual, Telemark Technical Manual, Cross Country Technical ManualFreestyle Technical Manual, Adult Alpine Teaching Handbook, and Snowboard Teaching Handbook will only be available to those who have purchased that resource. Shop now!

Great New Adaptive Videos on The Matrix
Adaptive instructors have some new videos to watch on The Matrix this week. Your go-to digital resource for instructional content continues to add new videos to help you improve as a rider and instructor. You can also load videos of your own. Here are three new videos to watch right now.

More Than a Dozen Areas Open in the U.S.!
The 2017-18 ski and snowboard season is off to an incredible start. From California to Colorado, Montana to Minnesota, Michigan to Maine, and Wisconsin to Vermont, there are more than a dozen areas in the U.S. running the lifts right now. Check out this handy list from to see where you can start riding.

PSIA-AASI Launches New Resource for First Year Instructors
First-year snow pros (or those intrigued by the prospect of teaching snowsports) have a brand-new publication at their disposal, PSIA-AASI’s Guide for New Instructors. Designed to complement the recently launched "E-Learning Course for New Instructors" (see below), this 17-page PDF is available for free download right here. This guide offers a deep dive into the ideal knowledge base for new instructors, covering professionalism and in-depth information on teaching, learning, and safety. 

- Peter Kray

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# Maryann
Monday, November 13, 2017 5:12 PM
Dear Peter Kray,
Thank you for a well written, brush up tutorial for the season!
Looking forward to a great 2nd year teaching and happy to be part of a wonderfully supportive and educationally committed organization!
Maryann Morello 11-13-17

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