PSIA Certified Level III
Telemark Skiing Performance
Assessment Form
Candidate:
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Level III
Meets Standards
Does Not Meet Standards
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
Skiing Performance
Attained
Did Not Attain
Adapts a blend of the Telemark Skiing Fundamentals and tactics to generate specific outcomes in the advanced and expert zones.
Adapts a blend of all the telemark fundamentals with the ability to vary all 6 through all phases of the turn to:
Generate specific ski performances with peak accuracy.
Generate a variety of turn sizes, shapes, and speeds - at will and on demand - while adapting to environmental factors as needed.
Perform a dynamic telemark movement that helps create the desired ski performance and turn outcome.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
Applied Assessment Activities (click to select):
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Bumps
Variable Terrain
Blended Assessment Activities (click to select):
X
Dynamic Alpine
Dynamic Telemark
Lane Changes
Pain in the S
Rhythm Changes
Short to Pivots
Highlighted Assessment Activities (click to select):
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Downhill Skating
Leapers
Monomark Variations
Railroad Telemark Turns
Switch Telemark
White Pass Telemark
This assessment form was last updated on February 4, 2022.