Adaptive Snowboard

Membership & Certification Information

  • Join the Rocky Mountain Division and the PSIA-AASI National Organization by paying the annual dues
  • Members without certification are referred to as “Registered Members”
  • Membership must be current in order to attend any events through PSIA-AASI Rocky Mountain
  • Members can attend events under the age of 16 but will not be awarded any certification until they turn 16

Adaptive Snowboard (ASB) Level 1 Certification

Adaptive Snowboard Level 1

Adaptive Snowboard Level 2 Certification

Adaptive Snowboard Level 2

Adaptive Snowboard Level 3 Certification

Adaptive Snowboard Level 3

More Information for ASB Applicants:

Clinic and Assessment participants are expected to bring adaptive equipment to their events including: Outriggers, blind bibs, SB clamps and tethers, at least one bi-ski for every 2-3 participants in a physical sit-down group.

Adaptive Snowboard Education Materials
ASB Info on Cognitive Disabilities31.2 KB
ASB How Adaptive Tools Impact the Snowboarding Fundamentals108.3 KB
Technical Foundations141.0 KB
ASB Info On Hearing Loss145.8 KB
Adaptive Alpine and Snowboard-Online-Cog154.3 KB
Adaptive Alpine and Snowboard-Online-VI outline155.3 KB
ASB Info On Medical Basics Medication200.7 KB
ASB Info On Teaching Basics217.3 KB
Adaptive Ski Bike Info Guide321.5 KB
Adaptive Encyclopedia3.5 MB
Adaptive Snowboard Resource Guide4.5 MB
Adaptive Snowboard Level 1
ASB Level 1 Assessment Form55.8 KB
ASB ITC Course Outline115.1 KB
PSIA-AASI ADA Policy328.6 KB
New Snowsports Instructor Guide5.3 MB
Adaptive Snowboard Level 2
ASB Level 2 Prep Outline28.8 KB
ASB Level 2 Exam Outline31.9 KB
ASB Level 2 Tethering Information - Stand-up/ Sit-down145.7 KB
ASB Cog/VI Workbook149.8 KB
ASB Stand-Up Workbook156.6 KB
ASB Level 2 Functional Riding Tasks Chart and Describers158.6 KB
ASB Sit-Down Workbook198.7 KB
ASB Assessment Guide for Cognitive Impairments309.5 KB
ASB Assessment Guide for Mono Ski342.9 KB
ASB Stand-Up Assessment Form440.6 KB
ASB Assessment Guide for Stand Up442.9 KB
04. ASB Assessment Guide On Visual Impairments449.5 KB
ASB Sit-Down Assessment Form451.5 KB
ASB Cog VI Assessment Form459.8 KB
ASB Assessment Guide for Bi-Ski610.9 KB
Adaptive Snowboard Level 3
ASB Cert 3 Assessment Process69.4 KB
ASB Cert 3 Exam Course Outline71.4 KB
ASB Cert 3 Exam Criteria115.2 KB
ASB Cert 3 Exam Prep Course Outline176.6 KB
ASB Cert 3 Assessment Form215.0 KB

Adaptive Snowboard Level 2 Prerequisites:

  • Complete each of the Specialty Adaptive Snowboard Level 2 Workbooks
  • Attend the Adaptive Snowboard Level 2 Prep Course listed below
  • Recommended 20 hours of teaching ASB students in each speciality


Adaptive Snowboard Level 2 Prep:

Dates will be released in September for the 23/24 season

Adaptive Snowboard Level 2 On-Snow Assessment:

Dates will be released in September for the 23/24 season

Adaptive Snowboard Level 3 Prerequisites:

  • Recommended overall 100 hours of teaching ASB students and/or training ASB instructors
  • Attend each of the Adaptive Snowboard Level 3 Prep


Adaptive Snowboard Level 3 Prep:

Not offered during the 22/23 season

Adaptive Snowboard Level 3 On-Snow Assessment:

Not offered during the 22/23 season

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RM Member Services

PO Box 775143
2300 Mt. Werner Circle, Unit C2/C3
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Phone: (970) 879-8335
Fax: (970) 879-6760
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8-5 pm