Freeskiing

Freeskiing Coaches

Professional, fun and energetic coaches are the backbone of competitive freeskiing. USASA and USSA together deliver high quality education programs at all levels of the pipeline for coaches in the United States. The philosophy, based on the Freeskiing Training System, is to coach athletes to become great skiers first, with a solid fundamental skills and a love for their sport.

Freeskiing coaches education programs follow the athlete development pipeline. USASA organizes the Level 100 and 200 clinics. The USSA will organize Level 300 clinics and above. Coaches that participate in these clinics and meet the other educational requirements for each level will be recognized as certified coaches at that level. Certification is a recognition for the professional development and experience of coaches.


USSA/USASA Coaches Education Program

The US Freeskiing Coach Education program is a joint effort between USASA and USSA. The goal is to provide a consistent path for coaches to get the training and resources they need to help their athletes reach their goals in the sport. Certification begins with the with Level 100 and Level 200 clinics, managed by USASA. The focus of the 100 and 200 level is on coaches who are working with kids who compete primarily in USASA events. Level 300 and Level 400 certifications are focused on coaches working with athletes at the next levels of competition in the U.S. and around the world. The U.S. Freeskiing Coach Education Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of the clinics and exams at each level.

 

Clinics

 

Type

Date Location Contact Register
Level 300 On-Snow May 15-21, 2017 Mammoth, CA Anna Hosmer HERE

Coaching Topics: *Detailed Schedule to come 

•        Advanced technique & tactics

•        Physiology and Anatomy

•        Physical Literacy

•        Bio Mechanics

•        Training Theory

•        Movement analysis

•        Motor learning

•        Performance psychology

•        Advanced pedagogy

•        Equipment modification

•        On-snow shadowing project gold coaches, Slopestyle and Halfpipe technique and tactics, and performance analysis.

 

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