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Instructor Training Schedule

Lost Valley Instructor Training Course

Day 1  Saturday, November 20, 9am-1pm  Lost Valley Lodge

  •  Safety
  • Covid-19 and Lessons
    • Ski Well, Be Well
    • Lesson Policy
  • Customer Service
  • Skier/Rider Responsibility Code
  • The Teaching Cycle
  • PSIA-AASI Videos
  • Orientation. 
  •  Administrative
  • Covid-19
  • Bloodborne pathogen safety training
  • Sexual Harassment Policy
  • Employee Handbook

Day 2..  Sat ON SNOW Sat Dec 11 (Location To Be Announced)

These weekend sessions are where we determine your employment status for the season. It is important that you attend.  Failure to attend without advance notice and/or explanation will result in being cut from our roster of potential new hires.

Come with working equipment . Arrive dressed and ready to ski or snowboard. Limited capacity in Ski/Snowboard School room for boot changing only.

8:00-8:30 Orientation

Break into Ski and Snowboard Groups

8:30-11:30 On Snow

Skills for first lesson

11:30-12:00 Lunch 

12:00-2:00 On Snow

Practice Teaching

Recap

Day 3 on-snow .. Sunday, December 12,( Location TBA)

New applicants: These weekend sessions are where we determine your employment status for the season. It is important that you attend.  Failure to attend without advance notice and/or explanation will result in being cut from our roster of potential new hires.

Come with working equipment . Arrive dressed and ready to ski or snowboard. Limited capacity in Ski/Snowboard School room for boot changing only.

8:00-8:30 Orientation

Break into Ski and Snowboard Groups

8:30-11:30 On Snow

Skills for Level 2 and beyond

11:30-12:00 Lunch (bring lunch. food service is not yet open )

12:00-2:00 On Snow

Skills and exercises for different levels

Recap

Day 4 on-snow.. (Saturday, December 18 Lost Valley 8:00am-2pm)

New applicants: These weekend sessions are where we determine your employment status for the season. It is important that you attend.  Failure to attend without advance notice and/or explanation will result in being cut from our roster of potential new hires.

Come with working equipment . Arrive dressed and ready to ski or snowboard. Limited capacity in Ski/Snowboard School room for boot changing only.

8:00-8:30 Orientation

Break into Ski and Snowboard Groups

8:30-11:30 On Snow

Student Assessment-Multiple Intelligences

11:30-12:00 Lunch

12:00-3:00 On Snow

Student Assessment-Movement Analysis

Recap

Day 5 on-snow.. (Sunday , December 19 Lost Valley 8am-2pm)

New applicants: These weekend sessions are where we determine your employment status for the season. It is important that you attend.  Failure to attend without advance notice and/or explanation will result in being cut from our roster of potential new hires.

Come with working equipment . Arrive dressed and ready to ski or snowboard. Limited capacity in Ski/Snowboard School room for boot changing only.

8:00-8:30 Orientation

Break into Ski and Snowboard Groups

8:30-11:30 On Snow

Methods of Teaching-One hour lesson

11:30-12:00 Lunch 

12:00-3:00 On Snow

Methods of Teaching- Teaching Styles

Class Handling tips

Private Lessons

Group Lessons (multi-week programs;Learn to Ski/Ride)

3pm Course Evaluation

Day 6 on-snow.. (Sunday , December 26 Lost Valley 8am-12pm

Break into Ski and Snowboard Groups

  • Switch regular equipment. Pre-arrange with rental shop
  • Cross Train.

Vacation Week (Dec 23-Jan3) Lost Valley

Lesson Shadowing

New hires and 2nd year instructors are required to shadow TWO lessons prior to being approved for teaching classes

Minimum of 1 Private Lesson Shadow (1 hr)

Minimum of 1 Group or Semi  Private Lesson

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