Calendar

Jan
8
Fri
Canadian Association Of Snowboard Instructors – Level 1
Jan 8 – Jan 10 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
Jan 8 – Jan 10 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

Jan
9
Sat
Freestyle Ski Canada FUNdamentalz
Jan 9 – Jan 10 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
11
Mon
Back-to-school
Jan 11 all-day
Jan
12
Tue
Martock Snowboard Team – Speed
Jan 12 all-day

These programs provide higher-end coaching for snowboarders interested in competing or just becoming better riders.

Ages 12 & up – Intermediate to Advanced Riders

Speed (Superfriends) – SBX & PGS
Tuesday & Thursday – 6:30pm
January 5 to February 25, 2021

Fun, skill development and a focus on going fast have made this program perfect prep for regional, provincial, national parallel slalom and/or snowboard cross racing and beyond.

https://www.martock.com/product/martock-snowboard-team/  

Jan
13
Wed
Adult Ski Improvement
Jan 13 all-day

A fun, social program that develops skill and confidence. Perfect for parents with children in any of our morning ski and snowboard programs and any other adult wanting to improve in a relaxed atmosphere.

Ages 18 & up – Novice to Intermediate Skiers.
Wednesday, January 6 – February 24, 2021 – 10am-noon or
Sunday, January 10 – February 28, 2021 – 9:30-11:30am

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

**All programs require a minimum of four participants to run**

https://www.martock.com/product/adult-ski-improvement/  

Jan
14
Thu
Prospects / Progirls
Jan 14 all-day

A fun, social program that develops skill and confidence. Perfect for parents with children in any of our morning ski and snowboard programs and any other adult wanting to improve in a relaxed atmosphere.

Ages 18 & up – Novice to Intermediate Skiers.
Wednesday, January 6 – February 24, 2021 – 10am-noon or
Sunday, January 10 – February 28, 2021 – 9:30-11:30am

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

**All programs require a minimum of four participants to run**

https://www.martock.com/product/pro-spects-boys-pro-girls-girls/  

Jan
16
Sat
Weekend Mult-Week Ski & Snowboard Programs Start
Jan 16 – Jan 17 all-day
Jan
18
Mon
Kinder Ski / Burton Riglet Programs Start
Jan 18 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

Jan
19
Tue
Ski / Snowboard Ladies Night.
Jan 19 all-day

Head Women’s Ski Clinic – https://www.martock.com/product/womens-ski-clinic/  

Burton Women’s Night –  https://www.martock.com/product/burton-snowboards-women-rip-rider-improvement-program

Head Women’s Clinic

Develop your skills, build confidence & meet new friends in this social setting. Get ready to have a great time.

Ages 18 & up – Novice to Intermediate Skiers
Tuesday evenings 7-9 pm
January 5 to February 23, 2021

Ages 18 & up – Novice to Advanced
Tuesday evenings 7-9 pm
January 5 to February 23, 2021

Burton Women’s RIP

This program is the perfect balance of fun, social and skill development. The Women’s RIP will develop your skills to ride wherever you ride or want to ride. Our experienced instructors will show you a great time and our partner Burton Snowboards provides great swag at the end of the season social.

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

**All programs require a minimum of four participants to run**