Alpine Level 2 Exam Day 2 Teach - Arizona Snowbowl

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Registration Deadline 2/19/2019 Members and candidates with disabilities (whether physical or cognitive), who are considering applying for a certification exam must contact the Steamboat Springs office at least four weeks in advance of the scheduled test or exam to provide notice of their requested reasonable accommodation and to discuss their situations before the registration deadline date. Requests for accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

This event has been taken offline, please submit a paper application to the office via email or fax if you wish to register.

Please note, this is Day 2 of a THREE DAY EXAM. If you would like to attend all three days, please register for Day 1 MA/Tech and Day 3 Ski as well.

Candidates will be expected to show their ability to apply the ATS Teaching Cycle and the GCT Model with a variety of Level 5 to 7 Guests.  Candidates will be expected to demonstrate class handling skills, ability to engage the group and create progressions relevant to technical goals.

Suggested Reading at Level 2:

  • Teaching Snowsports Manual
  • Alpine Technical Manual
  • Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing CD
  • Adult Alpine Teaching Handbook
  • Guest Centered Training Workbook CD

Purchase these and other educational materials online at the RM Shop

Prerequisites:

Alpine Level 1 certified or foreign equivalent
Racing Requirement - NASTAR or equivalent Silver Medal
Completion of the Level 2 Proficiency Log
Completed and Passed Online Written Exam (must register for separately
Must pass Children's Specialist 1 before attending on-snow exam 
(If you had passed the Teach portion of the Level 2 Alpine Exam, CS1 is not required as a prerequisite until after the 16-17 season, you must still complete two other prerequisites though)

Must complete 2 electives from the list below:

  • Children's Specialist 1
  • Level 2 Teaching Exam Prep
  • Boot Balancing & Alignment
  • Movement Analysis 201
  • Technical Foundations Clinic
  • USSA Coaches Qualification
  • Precision Skiing 201
  • Freestyle Specialist 1
  • Certification in another discipline if taken after completion of Alpine Level 1 exam

Please note, if you use the Children's Specialist 1 for one of the elective courses, it must be completed BEFORE attending any of the three day exam.

Day 2: Teach

Candidates will meet their examiners indoors and watch a video interview with a student, while completing a student profile.  Candidates will be expected to use the GCT model to analyze guests’ motivations and understanding.  Candidates will then be given a scenario to teach to on hill that will include relevant technical information.  Candidates will be expected to demonstrate class handling skills, ability to engage the group and create progressions relevant to technical goals.

Event Materials can be downloaded at the following link under the 'Alpine Level 2' section: http://www.psia-rm.org/education/alpine/reference-materials

Location & Date: The event will be held March 21 at Arizona Snowbowl.

Check-in Time/Location: Check in will be at 8:15AM a.m. in the Hart Prairie Lodge.

Required before event: Participants should bring the proficiency log with you to the event, even if you are retaking and have provided it before. Participants also need to complete the Alpine Level 2 Written Exam 72 hours before attending the event (you must register for this separately, $20 fee). You can register for the written exam at this link: https://members.psia-rm.org/civicrm/event/info%3Fid%3D3782%26reset%3D1

Certificates and pins will not be given out until the participants meet all of the requirements, including providing the complete Alpine Level 2 proficiency log, passing the Alpine Level 2 Written Exam and meeting the NASTAR/EPIC Race Requirement of Silver Medal. If you have NASTAR results, please email them to carissa@psia-rm.org if you have not already done so. It is best to email the NASTAR/EPIC results at least 1 week prior to the exam so it gets recorded on the results sheet. Also, the Level 2 certification will not be awarded unless Children’s Specialist 1 has also been passed.

Discounted Lodging: Discounted lodging is available using the PSIA Discount of 15% off at ChoiceHotels.com. You must book online and use ID# 00224550 to reserve a room at a Choice Hotels hotel in Flagstaff.

Parking:  There is free parking at Arizona Snowbowl.

Please know that you will be asked:

  • Bring your employee pass if you are employed by the host area. Lift tickets are generously donated by the host area for those not employed there.
  • Please be sure your equipment meets current safety and DIN specifications.
When
March 21st, 2019 8:15 AM   through   4:00 PM
Location
Arizona Snowbowl
Flagstaff, AZ
United States
Contact
Phone: 9708798335
Email:
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee + Late Fee $ 155.00
You must be logged in to register for events. Please log in. Late registration fees typically take effect 3 weeks prior clinics or 4 weeks prior to exams. The registration fee above reflects this pricing policy.
Event Specific Details
Event Accounting Code 2-4000-2-96
Event Category Alpine
This event is a prerequisite for... No
CEUs 6
General Prerequisites PSIA - AASI Membership
Adaptive Prerequisites
Alpine Prerequisites Level 2 Prerequisites - see outline, L2 Racing Requirement, Written Exam - Alpine Level 2, Proficiency Log - Level 2
Alpine Freestyle Prerequisites
Children Prerequisites
Cross Country Prerequisites
Snowboard Prerequisites
Telemark Prerequisites
Admin & Staff Only No

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