The official publication of the professional ski instructors of america eastern education foundation. This brand new resource, written by former psia alpine team member chris fellows and douglas kechijian, offers guidance for a fitness training regimen that promotes improved movement and body longevity for snowsports. Here you will find all the current course outlines, applications and guideline documents, including free versions of the ski and snowboard manuals in pdf format. One of the organisations leading the way for training and educating is the american association of snowboard instructors. What are the technical manual beginner exercises and how to present and perform them. The new fitness for skiing and snowboarding book is now available for free to members as a digital edition. The white book is the first psia manual and its the coolest. Psiae aasi adaptive study guide revised september 2014 as of 7192014 psia aasi eastern division adaptive study guide intro the adaptive study guide is a reference aid to snowsports teaching professionals and adaptive volunteers. In this groundbreaking book, danny martin, the most soughtafter snowboarding instructor today, teaches you how to snowboard in just three daysand without falling. Aasi level 2 task book stevens pass ski and snowboard school. Then she wrote a 3 book series for coaching young skiers and in 199697, the instructional book and video, skiing and the art of carving. The notes on scraps of paper in her pockets became books, beginning with alpine skills achievement manual. Also check the organizations web sites for more information.
This is a good chance to re book them for another lesson and earn yourself a request rate of pay that most schools have. Psiaaasi northern rocky mountain snowboard level 1. The guide provides information about the adaptive disciplines. Aasi level 1 task book stevens pass ski and snowboard school. It is by no means the only way to teach snowboarding and offers a select number of examples. Snow pro library helps you become a better ski or snowboard instructor. Psiaaasi northern rocky mountain senior teaching certificate. This guide will help you in your training as a new instructor and as you train toward the professional ski instructors of americaamerican association of snowboard instructors psia aasi level i certification. Read articles in aasis national publication, the professional rider, and in central divisions newsletter, the central line. Welcome to the exciting world of teaching skiing and snowboarding. American association of snowboard instructors leader center for snowsports education 5 columbia circle. Aasi provides a range of software products and services that enable operators of turboprop aircraft and high performance aircraft to.
Aasi central snowboard level one certification guide. Well with the forum manual snowboard you finally can. The professional ski instructors of america education foundation, 2008. The snowboard level 1, 2day certification exam, is an evaluation of the candidates skills and knowledge as well as an educational based event. The course will provide insight to the job of an instructor and specific training and certifications. The exam gives all candidates a stronger understanding and ability to apply the teaching, learning, riding and service concepts. The senior teaching certificate program is based upon the psianw senior teaching standard referenced in its entirety in the appendix of the senior teaching manual. Downloads nzsia new zealand snowsports instructors.
What are the components of the teaching model snowboard technical manual and how do we use it. Psiaaasi eastern division leader center for snowsports education 5 columbia circle albany, new york 12203. Feb 26, 2016 hear insights from 20122016 psia alpine team member jonathan ballou on what it means to be a member of the psia aasi team. Holm, dinoboarding by lisa wheeler, winter fire by laurie dubay, girl overboard by justi. Aasi provides a range of software products and services that enable operators of turboprop aircraft and high performance aircraft to achieve maximum flexibility at minimum cost.
Expand your skills in the areas of teaching, movement analysis and riding with this update of the aasi snowboard teaching system sts. Featuring the chillydog with pop rocker the manual can hold presses like nobodies business without loosing any pop. The professional ski instructors of america and american association of snowboard instructors psiaaasi is the worlds largest nonprofit education association dedicated to promoting the sports of skiing and snowboarding through instruction. A cooperative effort with the help of the professional ski instructors of america and the american association of snowboard instructors and national ski patrol that emphasizes the proper use of. Use the aasi manual and the companion video to help form a base of knowledge from which to explore topics in more depth. Adaptive snowboard guide pdf fundamental mechanics of alpine skiing across adaptive disciplines available in two formats pdf free print version. Psiarocky mountain aasi training academy the rocky mountain training academy is designed for those individuals considering a career in teaching skiing or snowboarding. While the american association of snowboard instructors tells its members, your students. The national ski areas association and burton snowboards would like to welcome you to the park smart terrain park safety initiative. Aasi adaptive snowboard guide outdoors for all foundation. If you have ever thought about taking snowboard instructor courses in the usa or wondered how to gain the certifications needed for a snowboard instructor job, snow trainers will provide everything you need. New snowsports instructor guide psiaaasi intermountain. Or, come take a lesson from us friends dont let friends teach friends. With more than 32,500 members instructing at 300 member ski and snowboard schools, psiaaasi establishes certification standards for snowsports.
The senior teaching standard is derived upon existing national standards including alpine, children, and snowboard. Please note, after passing the online exam it can take the system an hour to update before you are eligible to register for the. The aasi manual contains the information you will need to prepare for your level i certification course. Today, psiaaasi is the largest provider of skiing and snowboarding instruction in the united. Manual, aasi snowboard teaching handbook, core concepts for snowsports instructors manual, and psiaaasi. Become a ski or snowboard instructor with the british association of snowsport instructors basi. The aasi3 can be used with adult men and women with sexual behavior problems. View digital editions of 32 degrees and the accessories.
We use a combination of materials from the snowstar teaching manual and psia aasi professional ski instructors of americaamerican association of snowboard instructors as a learning guide. Aasi snowboard manual professional ski instructors of america, inc. Core concepts manual snowboard instructors guide snowboard technical manual. Nov 10, 2012 psia aasi new instructor guide 2012 1. This is a good chance to re book them for another lesson and earn yourself a request rate of pay that. The abel assessment for sexual interest3 aasi3 is an empiricallyvalidated, comprehensive evaluation and treatment system that clinicians can add to their existing psychological assessments. Jan 16, 2015 the riders center of mass is not over the board, but rotating the upper body allows the rider to be in line with the base of support and thus be in dynamic balance.
The concepts and progressions within this manual are tried and tested, and. You will complete a closed book written exam designed to evaluate your technical and professional knowledge 75% to pass. Instructors guide, and psiaaasis adaptive snowsports instruction manual. Remember when your mother always told you to never judge a book by its cover. If your lessons include elements of freestyle and for maximum fun and learning, why wouldnt they. If youre new to psiaaasi, make sure to check out our new member guide. The aasi snowboard technical manual is a product of the psiaaasi education foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. The flat stance is no longer popular and is not recommended by the aasi american association of snowboard instructors. Aasi snowboard instructors guide holly andersen, illustrated on. American association of snowboard instructors central division. Embracing the full scope of how snowboarding fit within its educational tenets, psia formed aasi in 1997.
The second edition of this essential manual describes the tools you need to successfully teach skiing or snowboarding to children, whether you are. Psiaaasi s groundbreaking technical manuals help you teach effective, engaging, lifechanging lessons. Snowboard level 2 exam level 2 certification involves a twoday exam. Riglet snowboarding was designed to create a fun and engaging environment for kids 12 and under to find success with snowboarding, and get families riding together families schools blog shop riglet manual. Your examiner will also observe you while youre teaching, and may ask you questions before, during, or after your teaching segment. Snowboard instructor courses usa snowboarding snow. How to use this manual this manual is a guideline and reference book for the sbinz certification system, and the teaching of snowboarding in general. Should you choose to obtain a copy of the aasi snowboard manual or other reading materials, you can order a copy from the divisional office at. Aasi adaptive snowboard manual free pdf download 0. The nordic handbook rocky mountain division psiaaasi. This manual is a guideline and reference book for the sbinz certification system, and the teaching of snowboarding in general. To promote the sport of snowboarding, snowboard instruction and the profession of snowboard teaching in canada by training and certifying snowboard instructors to ensure that a national standard of safe and efficient snowboard instruction is maintained. While there are many ways to teach, we have found success in the methods taught by the american association of snowboard instructors aasi.
This new manual brings to life the three components of psiaaasis learning connection people skills, teaching skills, and technical skills to provide a framework for snowsports instructors development. Psiarocky mountainaasi msm fall training breckenridge, co nov. Education is at the core of psiaaasi and the adaptive lesson format for all of the specific types of lessons and equipment is covered in the adaptive alpine and adaptive snowboard technical manuals. You can contribute taxdeductible donations directly to the foundation to. It is recommended, but not required, that you attend at least one 100 level snowboard clinic. Psia aasi eastern division leader center for snowsports education 5 columbia circle albany, new york 12203. Mar 24, 2020 members of psianw are eligible to order from this website. Print copies of the book will be available in november.
Nov 20, 2019 the new fitness for skiing and snowboarding book is now available for free to members as a digital edition. Snowsports instructors, psiaaasi childrens instruction manual, 2nd edition, and the discipline technical. The materials provide knowledge to help develop the essential skills necessary to teach beginning students. This includes riding, teaching scenarios, and technical discussions. These indispensable teaching tools are available in print and digital editions extra cost, and include access to supplemental video that helps cement the knowledge youll share with students. Sign in using your current member login on file with psia aasi. The riders center of mass is not over the board, but rotating the upper body allows the rider to be in line with the base of support and thus be in dynamic balance. Study your aasi manual, as well as other snowboard related material. This brand new resource, written by former psia alpine team member chris fellows and douglas kechijian, offers guidance for a fitness training regimen that promotes improved movement and body longevity for snowsports instructors. Colorado, usa snowboard instructor courses usa snowboarding train to become a qualified snowboard instructor. In another display of helping share the knowledge theyve made their 2003 adaptive manual available for free. Learning to snowboard can be easy and painlesswith the right instruction. Read and be familiar with the snowboard technical manual, american association of snowboard instructors aasi.
We use a combination of materials from the snowstar teaching manual and psiaaasi professional ski instructors of americaamerican association of snowboard instructors as a learning guide. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. The professional ski instructors of america and the american association of snowboard instructors psiaaasi is the worlds largest organization dedicated to teaching people how to ski and snowboard. This may result in toe drag on narrower boards or if the rider has larger feet, in which the riders toes overhang the edge of the board and may contact the snow during sharp turns on the toe side of the board. Applied aeronautical systems inc aasi is a canadian based company that specializes in flight path optimization and cost management. Aasi central snowboard level two certification guide.
If you are not a psianw member please join us, or if you are a member of another division, please visit your divisions website for details about ordering books and manuals. Aasi has several other publications that are recommended for preparation. Jun 24, 2016 aasi snowboard manual newsfeed or adding your own video, youll find the process smooth and intuitive. The aasi manual contains the information you will need to prepare for your. The concepts and progressions within this manual are tried and tested, and have been developed over many years. A home for the stevens pass ski and snowboard school staff to gather and share information aasi level 1 task book stevens pass ski and snowboard school stevens pass ski and snowboard school. Fitness for skiing and snowboarding book north american ski. Sign in using your current member login on file with psiaaasi. The teaching and resource manual of the canadian association of snowboard instructors. The first training and education programs were developed in 1987, and in 1989 the association published its first snowboard oriented education resource, the snowboard ski instruction manual. There is an iphone companion app you can download from the app store and that you can sync with the app on your mac.
The manuals give you the tools you need to improve your own ski and snowboard skills and teach amazing lessons. Find psiaaasis snow pro library app available for apple, android, and. Professional ski instructors of america and american association of snowboard instructors. This new snowsports instructor guide will introduce you to the profession of teaching snowsports. The level 2 task book checks your knowledge to make sure you are qualified to take your level two exam. Click the discipline of the manual or handbook you purchased alpine, adaptive alpine, cross country, freestyle, snowboard, or telemark manual. Downloads nzsia new zealand snowsports instructors alliance. Aasis adaptive snowsports instruction manual is a great resource. Complete the snowboard level 1 elearning course free. America psia and the american association of snowboard instructors aasi collectively referred to as psiaaasi. Core concepts, the childrens manual, aasi snowboard movement analysis handbook.
See how to teach better lessons your students and supervisor will thank you. Newinstructorguide psia\aasi new instructor guide this. Successfully complete the level 1 evaluated clinic. Level 1 certified in alpine, snowboard, adaptive or telemark. Aasi snowboard manual newsfeed or adding your own video, youll find the process smooth and intuitive. Should you choose to obtain a copy of the aasi snowboard manual or other. We recommend that you take a look at the online store on the national psia website. A rider moving the feet, ankles, and knees to actively twist the board. Park smart is the evolution of the original smart style program. Aasi snowboard manual for mac starts up by displaying an options menu. Psiaaasi northern rocky mountain snowboard level 1 the alpine level 1 assessment is the first step in your exciting career as a ski instructor.385 645 345 35 884 537 1244 608 1370 1135 658 982 1393 452 362 686 443 885 275 949 174 168 513 590 908 819 404 322 679 406 1329 735 427 443 264 637 414 454 1359 721 1102 840 1365 315 707 694 156