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Cancelled - Snowboard Teaching Improvement

Dates: Thursday, March 16, 2023 - Friday, March 17, 2023 from 8:45 am - 4 pm ET (2 Days)
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Event Type: Prep Clinic

Location: Sugarbush (VT) (Plan to meet your group on snow at the starting time listed above, at the Ski and Ride School Line up by the Gate House lift. If we are notified of any change, we will email and/or text updated information to you. - Outdoor Registration)

Host Division: Eastern

Registration Information:
- First Chair Rate: $220.00 (available through Wednesday, February 22)
- Last Chair Rate: $245.00
- CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 11:59 pm ET

This event has been cancelled.

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:
Course Name: Teaching Improvement
Discipline: Snowboard
Time: 2 Days
Credits: 12 Continuing Education Credits
Environment: Blue Terrain
Prerequisites: Minimum Level I Certified
Course Description:
This course is designed for experienced snowboarding instructors who are developing teaching skills. The course begins with a review of teaching and learning concepts and applies the concepts in various learning situations. Practice developing and presenting action plans. Use movement analysis to adapt basic teaching programs to individuals in your group. Achieve personal riding improvement by applying concepts from teaching segments to your riding level. Discuss and experiment with different movement and performance options.
Learning Experiences:
Specific activities will vary depending on the group and environmental conditions; however, they will typically include:
• Recognizing the importance of your student's motivations and goals in directing your lesson plan, and learn how to merge those needs with movement coaching to create a customized lesson plan.
• Determining applications of the Teaching Cycle
• Understanding, explaining and applying the Motor Learning Cycle to create progressions that increase lesson effectiveness
• Know the teaching styles and how to use them to address individual learning styles.

Additional Event Details:

Sugarbush Resort has discounted lodging codes for all PSIA members for this winter. Members can use these all season for Sugarbush. Here's a link for discount off all our lodging resort wide and based on availability: Sugarbush Resort - Build Your Package


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