Events

Dec
12
Sat
Opening Day!
Dec 12 all-day
Dec
18
Fri
Canada Snowboard Comp Intro Course
Dec 18 – Dec 20 all-day

The 3-day Comp Intro Workshop is the first step to take if you have never been trained to be a snowboard coach. The Comp Intro coach (or entry level coach) typically tends to work with competitors of all ages who are new to the competitive side of snowboarding.

Course Cost: $350.00

Athlete level: learning basic skills, consolidating fundamental snowboarding skills

Age of athlete: Learn to Ride LTAD stage 3

Training Volume: on snow 1 to 2 days a week

Context of competition: Club to Regional e.g. Riders, fist time FIS, Pro, industry events

The On-Snow Workshop:
Workshop Content, fundamental principles of:

  • Biomechanics
  • Air and speed
  • Coaching
  • Planning a session
  • Analyzing performance
  • Preparing athletes for training
  • Preparing athletes for a competition
  • Long-Term Athlete Development The Pathway

THE PATHWAY

In order to receive the “trained status” as a CSCP Comp Intro Coach, an individual must fulfill the following accreditations. NOTE: Although the order shown is preferred, it is not a mandatory requirement (ie. One may already have multi sport modules before taking the on-snow coach course.)

https://www.canadasnowboard.ca/en/programs/technical/coaching/courses/comp-intro/  

Dec
19
Sat
Canadian Association Of Snowboard Instructors – Level 1
Dec 19 – Dec 21 all-day

Who Should Take This Course?

You should take this course if you love to snowboard, and have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding. You should be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group.

Am I Ready?

The Level 1 Instructor standards require you to pass both riding and teaching evaluations. In order to help you achieve success on the course, we suggest you take the following steps in preparation, if they are available to you:

  • Spend time working as an assistant/apprentice instructor, in order to see a beginner lesson in action.
  • Book a lesson with a current CASI Level 1 Evaluator to get feedback on your riding ability in relation to the technical standard.
  • Complete the Level 1 course e-prep workshops.

Cost:

$406.15 / Retest $128.60 
*10% late fee added if registered after the deadline date. Taxes and lift tickets are not included in course fees.

Pre-requisites:

  • 15 years of age on the first day of the course (ID must be presented on Day 1)
  • Must be fluent in either English or French
  • Able to demonstrate comfortable and safe riding skills on intermediate terrain

Description:

The CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor certification course is open to strong intermediate snowboarders, aged 15 years and older. Candidates on the Level 1 Course will spend time exploring snowboarding technique and teaching methods across a variety of venues, both on-snow (up to and including intermediate terrain) and during indoor presentations.

The CASI Level 1 course is an introductory course, designed to give successful candidates the skills necessary to begin their role as a new instructor in the industry. Beginner teaching methods, understanding of basic snowboard technique, as well as lesson planning and effective communication skills will be addressed.

Candidates will receive coaching on their snowboarding, as well as feedback on their teaching skills, with the goal of reaching the Level 1 standard in both of these areas. They will also receive suggestions and strategies for long-term development. The successful candidate is certified to teach beginner snowboarders up to the Novice Turn level.

The Level 1 certification is a pre-requisite for the CASI Level 2 Instructor certification, as well as the Park Instructor course.

Course Duration:

3 days totalling a minimum of 18 hours (including evaluations). 

https://casi-acms.com/index.php/en/events-schedule

Canadian Ski Instructor’s Alliance – Level 1 Instructor Course
Dec 19 – Dec 21 all-day
Description

The CSIA Level 1 Course is designed to introduce and develop the basic skills for teaching new skiers of all ages with a focus on teaching children. Time will be spent exploring:
•    How to teach safely in the age of COVID-19
•    Collaborative Teaching Approaches and Lesson Planning
•    CSIA Technical Concepts
•    Ski Improvement
•    Guest Service and Communication Skills                        

Candidates will receive coaching on their skiing, as well as feedback on their teaching skills, with the goal of reaching the Level 1 Standard in both of these areas. They will also receive suggestions and strategies for long-term development. The successful Candidate is certified to teach first time skiers through intermediate level students.

Purpose of training

A Level 1 Certified Instructor is able to:

  • Use safe teaching practices
  • Engage and interact professionally with adults and children
  • Use basic lesson plans for beginner skiers up to linking parallel turns
  • Ski Blue runs safely in parallel, demonstrating acquisition level of CSIA Technical Principles
Prerequisites

Dec
24
Thu
Xmas Eve – Closing
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dec
25
Fri
Xmas Day – Closed
Dec 25 all-day
Dec
26
Sat
Ski and Snowboard Season Starters
Dec 26 – Dec 30 all-day

Skiing and Snowboarding Season Starter – $103.50 tax included

Ages 5 to 16.
Beginner to advanced skiers/riders.
Daily December 26-30, 2019
Program Waiver Form

1 day – 4 hour group lesson 9:30 to 11:30am * Lunch * 12:30 to 2:30pm

A great start to a great season! Dust off rusty skiing and riding skills and have some fun. The Season Starter is the perfect way to prepare for any of the multi-week programs.

*Lunch is not included and there is no supervision during the lunch break.

Call (902) 798 9501 ext. 0

https://www.martock.com/snow-school/season-starters/  

Dec
28
Mon
Freestyle Ski Canada FUNdamentalz
Dec 28 all-day

FUNDAMENTALZ

Ages: 6+
Focus: Fundamental Freestyle Skiing Skills, formally  Jumps & Bumps

*NEW* FUNdamentalz Coach Pocket Guides include fun games and drills introduce skiing, jumping, moguls and terrain parks to entry level Freestyle skiers.

FUNDamentalz’ developmentally appropriate activities are based on HIGH FIVE™ Principles to support the social, emotional and physical development of children in easy to follow formats.

Clubs and snow schools who previously delivered Jumps & Bumps and who have Freestyle Canada NCCP trained ‘Club Coaches’ will easily be able to use the reengineered FUNdamentalz materials.

Sanctioned clubs and snow schools will have access to order laminated Coach Pocket Guides and download

COACH REQUIREMENTS

Coaches delivering the program must be trained through the NCCP FUNdamentalz Coach course (formally known as ‘Club Coach’), have an active Freestyle Canada membership and belong to a sanctioned Freestyle Canada club. All coaches must complete the NCCP courses, Making Ethical Decisions and Making Head Way.

IMPORTANT: Prior Club Coach qualifications will be accepted to coach the FUNdamentalz program.

https://www.freestylecanada.ski/en/programs/canfree/fundamentalz/

Jan
1
Fri
Alpine Canada EL Ski Coaching Course
Jan 1 – Jan 3 all-day

The 3-day Entry Level course (one day indoor and two days on snow) includes training in free ski and gate drills for SL and GS, planning a daily training session, environment setting, and safety considerations when working with children from the Gliding Start to Skier Essentials stages. Candidates will learn the basics of the Snow Stars program. Practice coaching sessions are part of the course for each candidate.

The evaluation part of the course tests the candidate’s ability to demonstrate free skiing skills and Snow Stars drills. Candidates must pass the evaluation to get credit for the course.

Check with your Provincial Sport Organization for evaluation retests if you are not successful the first time.

On successful completion of the course you will achieve an Entry Level TRAINED certification status and become a member of the Alpine Canada Alpin-Canadian Ski Coaches (ACA-CSC).

This certification status will allow you to be hired by a club or ski school to start coaching in an entry level ski racing program. 

https://www.canskicoach.org/index.php/en/    

Jan
4
Mon
Kinder Ski / Burton Riglet Programs Start
Jan 4 all-day

KinderSki – https://www.martock.com/product/kombi_kinderski/  
Burton Riglet – https://www.martock.com/product/burton-riglet-program/  

Kombi KinderSki

Ages 3-4 – Novice Riders (3:1 Ratio, Student to Instructor)
Saturday, January 9-February 27, 2021 – Saturday 9:30-10:30 am  SOLD OUT or Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm  SOLD OUT
Sunday, January 10-February 28, 2021 –  Sunday 9:30-10:30 am  SOLD OUT or Sunday 11:00am-12:00pm SOLD OUT
Monday, January 4-February 22, 2021 –  Monday 9:30-10:30 am or Monday 4:00-5:00pm

Skiing is a lifetime activity for the whole family no matter how young you are. The Kombi Kinderski will start your little skier off right.
Our Learning and HeadStart zones provide terrain and our instructors provide the fun and games to develop your child’s skills and a love of skiing.
Kombi knows how to keep kids warm. As our KinderSki partner, Kombi will be providing your kid with something kool to keep them warm in the kold!

Burton Riglet

Ages 3-4 – Novice Riders (3:1 Ratio, Student to Instructor)

Saturday, January 9 – February 27, 2021 – 9:30-10:30am or
Sunday, January 10-February 28, 2021 – 9:30-10:30am or
Monday, January 4-February 22, 2021 – 9:30-10:30am or Monday 4:00-5:00pm

The Burton Riglet Park, Riglet leashes and mini snowboards are the perfect tools to nurture your mini snowboarder. Our instructors will keep it educational and fun with a 3 to 1 child to teacher ratio. Burton provides grom-friendly swag to keep them busy off the snow.

Season Pass/Lift Ticket is Required. Season Pass NOT included