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200 Alpine Ski Improvement Workshop

Date: Monday, March 13, 2023 from 8:30 am - 4 pm
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Event Type: Education Clinic

Location: Tamarack

Host Division: Northern Intermountain

Registration Information:
- Cost: $95.00
- CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, NIM- Alpine Ski Improvement

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 1 am

Online Registration: CLOSED

Additional Event Details:

NIM 200 Alpine Ski Improvement Workshop

Description: In this clinic, participants will work to find consistencies in their skiing, across a multitude of snow conditions, turn types, and terrain, and work to apply changes to create more effective movement patterns and ski performances.

Skiing Skills Clinic, Full Day, On-Snow. Qualifies as Assessment Prep Clinic or Continuing Education. Open to all certification level, with targeted application to uncertified, level 1 certified, and level 2 certified instructors.

Terrain: Participants should be prepared to ski in blue ungroomed terrain and blue to black groomed terrain, as the group/clinic topic requires.

Assessment Prep Goal: This clinic will prepare participants for the Alpine Level 2 Skiing Assessment, by focusing on ski and body performance specific skills.

Continuing Education Goal: Impact overall performance through improved understanding and application of the alpine technical fundamentals.

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

· Receive feedback on personal performance related to pressure, edging, and rotary control skills.

· Integrate new and/or enhanced performance skills into their skiing.

· Be able to compare their performance to the Level 2 Technical Standard.

· Have new resources that support independent practice.

Clinic Experiences:

· The clinic leader and participants will collaborate to determine a relevant goal related to ski and body performance outcomes.

· The clinic leader will demonstrate how to apply specific aspects of pressure, edging, and rotary control using activities and drills from the NI Assessment Activity grid as well as other applicable sources.

· Participants will practice skiing skills in isolation and/or in combination with other skills.

· The clinic leader and participants will collaborate to identify specific sensations created by a variety of movements that will inform effective practice.

· The clinic leader will facilitate reflection about the day's goal and other relevant experiences.