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Prep Clinic

Alpine Level 2 Lesson Planning and Implementation

Date: Monday, March 13, 2023 from 8:45 am - 4 pm MT
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Event Type: Prep Clinic

Location: Snowbird (Upper Level of the Creekside Lodge, Entry 1)
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Host Division: Intermountain

Registration Information:
- First Chair Rate: $100.00 (available through Sunday, February 26)
- Last Chair Rate: $125.00
- CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, Alpine level 1 certification required

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2023, 11:59 pm MT

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:

Description: Teaching Skills Clinic. Full Day, On-Snow. Qualifies as Assessment Prep and Continuing Education.

Assessment Prep Goal: Prepare candidates for the teaching segment of the Level 2 Assessment.

Continuing Education Goal: Enhance participants' ability to administer a fun, engaging and quality lesson for guests through the intermediate zone.

Clinic Outcomes: By the end of this clinic, participants will demonstrate:

-- How to use observations about skier performance to create a lesson plan.

-- The ability to organize and present a lesson that is based on student desires, motivation,


-- How to plan an initial activity to capture the interest of the group.

-- How to deliver a logical progression of experiences, activities, exercises, and/or games that

culminate in a memorable lesson.

-- How to adapt terrain and difficulty to accommodate changes in performance.

Clinic Experiences:

-- Clinic leaders may present a 45-60 min. lesson that demonstrates collaboration in

determining the outcome, development of an initial experience, clear, logical and progressive

communication of information, pacing of activities/practice, and effective review/reflection of

the lesson.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to practice collaborating with students in

developing a plan that has clear direction and focus.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to develop an initial adventure/experience that

is playful and/or exploratory.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to present a clear and logical progression of

information and activities that are appropriately paced, can be adapted as needed, and

provide opportunity for practice and play that leads to understanding of performance.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate understanding of appropriate terrain choices for activities.

-- Clinic Leaders will facilitate participants' ability to ask purposeful questions that help

students recognize, reflect upon and assess experiences related to the outcome.

-- Clinic leaders will initiate review and reflection of clinic activities as they relate to the clinic


Additional Event Details:


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