Snowboard Level 1 Assessment - Breckenridge

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Registration Deadline 11/22/2019 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.

If you are not affiliated with a Snowsports School or have not gone through a new hire training clinic at a Snowsports School prior to your attendance of the Snowboard Level 1 Assessment, you MUST attend the Snowboard Level 1 Preview prior to attending the Snowboard Level 1.

This event is all three days of the Snowboard Level 1. If you need one retake day please contact the office at 970-879-8335. 

There will be an online E-Learning module (LMS) that you must complete at least 72 hours before the start of the on-snow certification. Click this link for directions on how to complete the LMS: http://www.psia-rm.org/e-learning-module-lms

 

Day 1: This course provides a solid foundation of foundational snowboarding skills and in-depth observation skills.  Focus will be on delivering clear and concise descriptions of snowboarding movements in student-centered language.  Cause-and-effect relationships and how movement analysis is integrated into the teaching model will be covered.  Video and on-snow application of material will anchor concepts.  As part of the overall Level 1 Assessment Course, this course will end with a written verification of movement analysis knowledge at the Level 1 Certified Standard.  The Snowboard Level 1 Study Guide (follow the event materials link) is provided as a preparation and self-evaluation tool. We highly recommend you complete as much of the guide as possible, and bring any questions or clarifications to your exam.

Day 2: ​This course explores the many aspects of teaching snowboarding with special emphasis on understanding and using the Teaching Model with students.  Skills covered include recognizing learning styles and developing teaching progressions.  A variety of progressions will be explored, dictated by the participation of the group.  As part of the overall Level 1 Assessment Course, this clinic will end with a verification of teaching knowledge at the Level 1 Certified Standard.  The Snowboard Level 1 Study Guide (follow the event materials link) is provided as a preparation and self-evaluation tool. We highly recommend you complete as much of the guide as possible, and bring any questions or clarifications to your exam.

Day 3: This course covers riding, first day through skidded turns (Levels 1 – 4).  Personal snowboarding skills will be developed in bumps, carving, switch riding, freestyle and demonstration images.  Technical aspects of the sport, such as: snowboard design, bindings and stance, will also be covered in relationship to their impact on effective riding.  As part of the overall Level 1 Assessment Course, this course will include a verification of riding ability at the Level 1 Certified Standard.  The Snowboard Level 1 Study Guide (follow the event materials link) is provided as a preparation and self-evaluation tool. We highly recommend you complete as much of the guide as possible, and bring any questions or clarifications to your exam.

Event Materials can be downloaded at the following link under the 'Snowboard Level 1' section: http://www.psia-rm.org/education/snowboard/reference-materials

The ­Snowboard Level 1 Assessment will be held December 2-4 at Breckenridge.

  • December 2: Movement Analysis
  • December 3: Instruction
  • December 4: Ride

Check-in will start at 8:30 a.m. in the Columbine C meeting room located in the DoubleTree Hotelà https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/colorado/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-breckenridge-QKBVRDT/index.html

Helmet Policy: When attending PSIA-AASI events hosted at Vail Resorts (VR), all participants and clinic leaders will maintain the use of a helmet while sliding or riding.  Participants who do not abide by this policy will not be allowed to participate in the RM event until they can comply with the policy.  VR owned resorts within the Rocky Mountain Division are Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Crested Butte. For all other event locations, helmets are highly encouraged to best role model professionalism and safety within the industry.

Please know that you will be asked:

  • To sign a Release of Liability at the event check-in before participating in the event.
  • 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.

  Snowboard Level 1 Candidates must complete the online e-learning module (LMS) at least 72 hours before attending the Level 1 Exam. If the LMS is not completed at least 72 hours before the start of the on-snow exam, participants will not be able to attend the event and will forfeit your payment. Click this link for directions on how to complete the LMS: http://www.psia-rm.org/e-learning-module-lms/

Parking: If you are not staying at the DoubleTree Hotel, the closest parking is at Beaver Run. To view a parking map click this link: https://www.breckenridge.com/explore-the-resort/about-the-resort/getting-here.aspx

Check road conditions: http://www.cotrip.org/map.htm

Lodging Discount Information: Discounted lodging available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge if booked by Nov 18, 2019. Call 866-486-4162 and provide agent with Group Code BE8. There is a daily parking fee of $20 per vehicle.

When
December 2nd, 2019 8:30 AM   through   December 4th, 2019 4:00 PM
Location
Breckenridge
Breckenridge, CO
United States
Contact
Phone: 970-879-8335
Email:
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee + Late Fee $ 375.00
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 2-4000-4-64
Event Category Snowboard
This event is a prerequisite for...
CEUs 18
General Prerequisites PSIA - AASI Membership
Adaptive Prerequisites
Alpine Prerequisites
Alpine Freestyle Prerequisites
Children Prerequisites
Cross Country Prerequisites
Snowboard Prerequisites
Telemark Prerequisites
Admin & Staff Only No

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