PSIA Certified Level II
Alpine Movement Analysis & Technical Understanding
Assessment Form
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Level II
Meets Standards
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Assessment Scale for Certified Level II:
1
Essential elements were not observed or not present.

2
Essential elements are beginning to appear.

3
Essential elements appear, but not with consistency.

4
Essential elements appear regularly at a satisfactory level.

5
Essential elements appear frequently, above required level.

6
Essential elements appear continuously, at a superior level.
Assessment Criteria
Instructor Decisions & Behavior
Attained
Did Not Attain
Professionalism and Self-Management: Contributes to a professional environment by managing their behaviors and emotions in response to others. (Continual Assessment)
Needs/Safety
Address group and individual needs for belonging.
Behavior Management
Manage behavioral responses.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
Movement Analysis
Attained
Did Not Attain
Articulates accurate cause and effect relationships of at least two skiing fundamentals through all phases of the turn resulting in an effective prescription for change for skiers through the intermediate zone.
Describe Performance
Describe ski and body performance, relative to two or more alpine fundamentals in all turn phases, and from turn to turn.
Cause-and-Effect
Link ski and body performance when describing cause-and-effect relationships in at least two alpine fundamentals in all phases of the turn, and from turn to turn.
Evaluate
Evaluate the described performances and compare to more ideal performance.
Prescription
Prescribe a specific change in one alpine fundamental using DIRT (duration, intensity, rate, and timing) to create a change in desired outcome.
Equipment
Relate how equipment choice affects skiing outcomes through the intermediate zone.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
Technical Understanding
Attained
Did Not Attain
Uses current PSIA alpine resources to describe ideal performances, using two or more alpine fundamentals and considering tactics and equipment choices.
Understanding of Ideal
Accurately identify and describe ideal performances, using two or more alpine fundamentals through the intermediate zone.
Understanding of Biomechanics/Physics
Accurately reference relevant biomechanics and physics principles to describe the skiing outcomes.
Evaluate Personal Performance
Evaluate personal performance based on described ideal.
Utilizes Resources
Use information from multiple PSIA-AASI resources in relation to the desired outcome.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
This assessment form was last updated on February 4, 2022.