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Alpine Level 2 Teaching Skills: Lesson Planning and Implementation

Date: Sunday, December 10, 2023 from 8:45 am - 4 pm MT
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Event Type: Prep Clinic

Location: Solitude (Upper Level of Moonbeam Lodge Ski School Building (Entry 1))
There is no free parking at Solitude. We recommend you park in the Park and Ride lots and take the bus or carpool .The daily parking plan is tiered based on vehicle occupancy. It's $20 for a vehicle holding one or two people, $10 for three occupants and $5 for vehicles with four or more people in it. Information on the UTA Ski Bus service can be found on their website.

Host Division: Intermountain

Registration Information:
- First Chair Rate: $100.00 (available through Saturday, November 25)
- Last Chair Rate: $125.00
- CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, Alpine level 1 certification required

Registration Deadline: Sunday, November 26, 2023, 11:59 pm MT

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:

Description: Teaching Skills Clinic. Full Day, On-Snow. Qualifies as Assessment Prep and Continuing Education.

Assessment Prep Goal: Prepare candidates for the teaching segment of the Level 2 Assessment.

Continuing Education Goal: Enhance participants' ability to administer a fun, engaging and quality lesson for guests through the intermediate zone.

Clinic Outcomes: By the end of this clinic, participants will demonstrate:

-- How to use observations about skier performance to create a lesson plan.

-- The ability to organize and present a lesson that is based on student desires, motivation,


-- How to plan an initial activity to capture the interest of the group.

-- How to deliver a logical progression of experiences, activities, exercises, and/or games that

culminate in a memorable lesson.

-- How to adapt terrain and difficulty to accommodate changes in performance.

Clinic Experiences:

-- Clinic leaders may present a 45-60 min. lesson that demonstrates collaboration in

determining the outcome, development of an initial experience, clear, logical and progressive

communication of information, pacing of activities/practice, and effective review/reflection of

the lesson.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to practice collaborating with students in

developing a plan that has clear direction and focus.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to develop an initial adventure/experience that

is playful and/or exploratory.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate participants' ability to present a clear and logical progression of

information and activities that are appropriately paced, can be adapted as needed, and

provide opportunity for practice and play that leads to understanding of performance.

-- Clinic leaders will facilitate understanding of appropriate terrain choices for activities.

-- Clinic Leaders will facilitate participants' ability to ask purposeful questions that help

students recognize, reflect upon and assess experiences related to the outcome.

-- Clinic leaders will initiate review and reflection of clinic activities as they relate to the clinic


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