On these new First Chair podcasts, PSIA Alpine Team member Jonathan Ballou provides an overview of the International Ski Instructors Association, and AASI Snowboard Team Coach Scott Anfang discusses teaching around the world.
Remember, you can listen all the PSIA-AASI First Chair podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Google Podcasts.
Learn About the ISIA Stamp and ISIA Card
PSIA Alpine Team member Jonathan Ballou shares an overview of the International Ski Instructors Association (ISIA), and how an ISIA Stamp and Passbook might interest a certified Level III members planning a trip to Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada or South America. He also talks about the ISIA Card, which is the highest level of international snowsports certification and comes after the ISIA Stamp. You can learn more about this international program on thesnowpros.org.
Roaming the World with Scott Anfang, Part 1
Scott Anfang, coach of the AASI Snowboard Team, shares what it’s like to serve as the training manager for the snowsports school at The Remarkables, a ski resort just 45 minutes from central Queenstown, New Zealand.
Roaming the World with Scott Anfang, Part 2
On this episode, Scott introduces us to Oscar, a snowboard instructor currently teaching year-round and reporting live from The Remarkables. Learn about his journey from Michigan, to Sierra Tahoe, California, to New Zealand, to Aspen, Colorado, and how he’s made a career of teaching snowboarding all year.