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Instructor Training Schedule

Lost Valley Instructor Training Course

Day 1 Via ZOOM ( Saturday, November 14, 9am-11-am) 

If you missed it the first time…. 

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  •  Safety
  • Covid-19 and Lessons
    • Ski Well, Be Well
    • Lesson Policy
  • Customer Service
  • Skier/Rider Responsibility Code
  • The Teaching Cycle
  • PSIA-AASI Videos

 

Day 2 Via ZOOM ( Saturday, Dec 5, 9am-11-am)  

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

  • Orientation. 
  •  Administrative
  • Covid-19
  • Bloodborne pathogen safety training
  • Sexual Harassment Policy
  • Employee Handbook

 

Day 3on-snow (Sat Dec 12 Lost Valley  8:00am-2pm)

Subject to change due to weather and conditions

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 4 on-snow (Sunday, December 13, Lost Valley 8:00am-2pm) Subject to change due to weather and conditions

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

12:00-2:00 On Snow

Skills and exercises for different levels

Recap

 

Day 5 on-snow(Saturday, December 1/19, Lost Valley 8:00am-2pm)

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 6 on-snow(Sunday , December 20, Lost Valley 8am-2pm)

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

 

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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