Blizzard Tecnica Women’s Ski and Boot Webinars Now Available Online
Enjoy breakthrough webinars from PSIA-AASI Official Supplier Blizzard Tecnica at your convenience and educate yourself on everything from how to shop for ski boots to how to use fear as a positive teaching tool.
The first two equipment-based webinars are free. The teaching webinar costs $20 and upon completing the course you’ll receive 1 CEU.
Ski & Boot Tech 101
This first session in a 3-part webinar series presented by the Blizzard Tecnica’s Women2Women program introduces you to ski and ski boot equipment. During the session, you’ll learn about ski technology basics, construction, and how these affect how your skis perform.
Presenter: Leslie Baker-Brown, Global Leader Blizzard Tecnica Women2Women
Ski Boot Deep Dive
This second session helps you learn about ski boot fit and performance issues, steps you can take to correct these issues, and why fixing these problems can help you, as well as your students, ski better. The session also explains why you should add a footbed into your boots; what “cuff alignment” and “cantology” adjustments mean and how they can solve fit problems.
Presenter: Sam Tischendorf, Master Boot Fitter and Australian-Certified Podiatrist
Teaching to Women: The Physical and Psychological with a Focus on Using Fear as a Positive Teaching Tool
This final session focuses on teaching women to ski. You’ll earn 1 CEU and learn about topics such as:
- Identifying physical situations with possible solutions
- Focusing on the psychological aspects of teaching women
- Using fear as a learning method
- Leading all women groups vs. a co-ed group, and the impact a male presence has on how women learn
- Teaching men when you’re a female instructor
Presenter: Brenna Kelleher, PSIA Alpine Team member