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RM - Cross Country Learn to Skate/ Learn to Teach - Rendezvous


Date: Thursday, December 14, 2023 from 9 am - 4 pm MT
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Event Type: Education Clinic

Location: Breckenridge Nordic Center

Host Division: Rocky Mountain

Registration Information:
- First Chair Rate: $125.00 (available through Wednesday, November 22)
- Last Chair Rate: $140.00
- CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: None

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 12, 2023, 11:59 pm MT


Online Registration: CLOSED


Course Description:

You're Invited to the Biggest PSIA Cross Country Ski Instructors Rendezvous!


Join us for the most exciting event of the year - the PSIA Cross Country Ski Instructors Rendezvous! Whether you're already a PSIA member or a non-member, this ski instructors festival promises two days of camaraderie, learning, and fun at the Breckenridge Nordic Center.


Why Attend?

-- Early Season Refresher: Kickstart your winter with coaching and warm-up sessions to get you in top form for the season ahead.

-- All-Inclusive Skills Refresher: Enhance all aspects of your teaching skills, from interpersonal to technical proficiency and more.

-- Collaboration Opportunities: Interact and collaborate with fellow instructors, sharing knowledge and experiences that enrich your teaching expertise.

-- Experience the Joy of Cross Country Skiing: Whether you're an alpine instructor, telemark enthusiast, or a snowboard pro, now is your opportunity to broaden your horizons and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of classic and skate skiing.


This event is tailored for both existing PSIA instructors and non-members who instruct. It is a unique opportunity for non-PSIA instructors to participate in clinics specifically designed for them.


As an added bonus, the event will include vendors showcasing the latest ski equipment, keeping you updated with the most cutting-edge gear and technology in the industry. Additionally, there will be a happy hour after the first day clinics, featuring a complimentary drink and appetizers for all attendees.


Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to grow as an instructor and join us at the PSIA Cross Country Ski Instructors Rendezvous. Embrace the joy of teaching and skiing, surrounded by a vibrant community of like-minded professionals.


Mark your calendars for December 13th and 14th, and we'll see you at the Breckenridge Nordic Center!


Clinics offered:


Cross Country Classic Ski Improvement

Offered day 1 and 2

Prerequisite Skill: Proficiency in classic technique on green trails offered day 1 and 2


Join us for this one-day clinic focused on honing and updating your cross country skiing skills. Designed for those seeking to improve their classic skiing and teaching abilities, the clinic provides personalized feedback on push off, weight transfer, and gliding skills. Gain a deeper understanding of various classic maneuvers while solidifying your knowledge. For those eager to enhance their progress, we offer an optional video analysis to aid in personal skills improvement.


Cross Country Skate Ski Improvement

Offered day 1 and 2

Prerequisite Skill: Proficiency in skate technique on green trails


Refine your skate skiing technique and teaching prowess in this one-day clinic. Receive individualized feedback on push off, weight transfer, and gliding skills to boost your confidence on the snow. Explore a variety of skate maneuvers while reinforcing your knowledge of the sport. For those seeking to elevate their performance, we offer an optional video analysis for personalized skills enhancement.


Cross Country Learn to Classic Ski / Teaching Beginner Classic Skiers

Offered on day 1

No Prerequisites Required


This inclusive clinic caters to both novice skiers learning to classic ski for the first time and instructors looking to develop effective beginner teaching progressions. Join us as we focus on fostering a welcoming learning and teaching environment for everyone. Key areas covered include personal ski improvement, teaching skills, technical, and people skills, making it a valuable experience for all participants.


Cross Country Learn to Skate Ski / Teaching Beginner Skate Skiers

Offered on day 2

No Prerequisites Required


Designed for both novice skiers new to the world of skate skiing and instructors aiming to enhance their teaching approaches, this combined clinic is an opportunity not to be missed. Develop progressions that encourage learning in a supportive and inclusive environment. Key areas covered include personal ski improvement, teaching skills, technical, and people skills, ensuring a rewarding and enriching experience for all attendees


Lodging Information: Please check out this document to view discounted lodging rates for the season by location.




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