PSIA Certified Level III
Telemark Movement Analysis & Technical Understanding
Assessment Form
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Level III
Meets Standards
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Assessment Scale for Certified Level III:
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: Promotes a professional environment by adapting behaviors to positively affect others. (Continual Assessment)
Needs/Safety
Address group and individual needs for esteem.
Behavior Management
Adapts behaviors for positive group and individual interaction.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
Movement Analysis
Attained
Did Not Attain
Describes Telemark skiing performances citing, cause and effect relationships of multiple telemark fundamentals in all turn phases, resulting in an effective prescription for change.
Describe Performance
Accurately observe and describe ski and body performance relative to multiple telemark fundamentals in all turn phases, and from turn to turn.
Connect Performance
Accurately observe and connect body performance to ski performance in multiple telemark fundamentals in all turn phases, and from turn to turn.
Cause-and-Effect
Accurately observe and describe the cause and effect relationships between multiple telemark fundamentals in all turn phases, and from turn to turn.
Evaluate and Prescribe
Compare the observed performance to the ideal and prescribe specific changes and/or blending of the telemark fundamentals, using DIRT (duration, intensity, rate, and timing) to create a more ideal outcome.
Equipment
Consider the relationship of a student's tactical choices and equipment selection to a more ideal/desired outcome.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
Technical Understanding
Attained
Did Not Attain
References current and historic PSIA resources and information to evaluate ideal performances, using the telemark fundamentals while considering tactics and equipment choices.
Understanding of Ideal
Accurately identify and describe ideal performances, using telemark fundamentals in blended relationships through the advanced zone.
Understanding of Biomechanics/Physics
Accurately discuss telemark fundamentals, tactical choices and equipment options using relevant biomechanics and physics principles.
Equipment
Accurately compare how equipment choices and issues affect performance through the advanced zone.
Utilizes Resources
Accurately compare information from multiple resources (PSIA telemark and other relevant content) relative to personal performance or the desired outcome.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
This assessment form was last updated on February 4, 2022.