The PSIA-AASI National Team will train together in Vail, Colorado, at the end of this week, putting the cap on a remarkable three-season term (shortened by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic) that saw them refine the Learning Connection Model, introduce the Unified Assessment Form, and make significant strides toward national alignment.
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This “Last Run” column, written by PSIA-AASI Lead Writer Peter Kray, appears in the Winter 2024 Issue of 32 Degrees. How does the Learning Connection Model (LCM) inform your life?
Two new PSIA-AASI First Chair Podcasts focus on some of the resources and ideas that can help you and your colleagues be better instructors. Learn more about the Children’s Alpine Field Guide and providing effective feedback to students.
Maximize your line and maximize your safety with the BC Link™ group communication system from PSIA-AASI Official Supplier Backcountry Access (BCA).
One of the reasons PSIA-AASI National Team members are so inspirational – both to their students and other instructors – is because they never stop looking for new ways to improve their own teaching and riding. Here are just some of the ways team members are working to “improve their game” this season.
To perform your best, you need fuel to sustain your energy. Similar to refueling the gas tank in your car, if you go too long without eating on the hill you’ll eventually be running on fumes. Eating well, and snacking throughout the day, will help you keep your energy levels high so you can perform and help your students excel.
There are new PSIA-AASI First Chair Podcasts posted every week for you to learn more about snowsports instruction and your association. Check out the latest episodes on Women's Summit 2024 and OnTheSnow weather reports and lifestyle content.
PSIA-AASI members spend the most time on the slopes skiing and snowboarding with guests who take a lesson. Which means they not only have the opportunity to positively impact the guest experience, they can also help their clients understand how to enjoy the slopes safely.
The holiday rush is officially over. Which means it’s the perfect time to focus on your own skiing and riding, and maybe even check out a different ski area for a refreshing change of view. Here are three upcoming events worth packing up your boards to attend.
HURRY! You only have two days – Tuesday, Jan. 16 and Wednesday, Jan. 17 (till 11:59 p.m. MT) – to get an extra 10% off ALL products from The North Face in the PSIA-AASI Shop. (NOTE: This sale does NOT apply to The North Face pro site).