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

Snowboard Level 1 Certification

Snowboard Level 1

Snowboard Level 2 Certification

Snowboard Level 2

Snowboard Level 3 Certification

Snowboard Level 3

Snowboard RMT Certificate

Prerequisites

  • Certified Level 3 Snowboard
  • Current on Dues & Credit Hours
  • Children’s Specialist 2 and a Snowboard Freestyle Certificate are required for this event
  • Pass Snowboard Entrance Assessment
  • Submit a technical article to RM office 30 days prior to the assessment

Requirements

  • Pass all 3 parts of the RMT On-Snow Assessment

Additional Info for All 3 Levels

  • Assessments are offered as a 3 day block or as 1 day modules throughout the season.  They can be taken all 3 days at once or individually within the 3 day block.
  • Any part of the level 2 and 3 assessments can be retaken individually if not passed.
  • Assessments (whether passed or failed) count toward a member’s credit hour requirement.
  • Written assessments are now offered on-line.

Education Materials

NameSize
NameSize
1. Snowboard Documents
Snowboard Self Assessment Feedback form33.7 KB
National Certification Standards & Performance Guide55.8 KB
Snowboard Freestyle Specialist 2/3 Assessment76.3 KB
All Mountain Freetsyle84.3 KB
2. Snowboard Level 1
2. Snowboard Level 1 Assessment Form0.0 B
Snowboard: Know Before You Go185.8 KB
Snowboard Task Riding Chart213.3 KB
1. Snowboard Level 1 Assessment Overview 258.7 KB
New Snowsports Instructor Guide5.3 MB
3. Snowboard Level 2
5. Snowboard Level 2 MA Assessment Form0.0 B
6. Snowboard Level 2 Riding Assessment Form0.0 B
4. Snowboard Level 2 Teaching Assessment Form0.0 B
Snowboard Level 2 Goal Statement Worksheet137.2 KB
Snowboard: Know Before You Go185.8 KB
Snowboard Task Riding Chart213.3 KB
2. Snowboard Level 2 Teach Assessment Overview222.6 KB
3. Snowboard Level 2 Ride Assessment Overview223.5 KB
1. Snowboard Level 2 Movement Analysis Assessment Overview289.1 KB
4. Snowboard Level 3
4. Snowboard Level 3 Teaching Assessment Form0.0 B
5. Snowboard Level 3 MA Assessment Form0.0 B
6. Snowboard Level 3 Riding Assessment Form0.0 B
Snowboard: Know Before You Go185.8 KB
Snowboard Task Riding Chart213.3 KB
2. Snowboard Level 3 Teach Assessment Overview224.9 KB
3. Snowboard Level 3 Ride Assessment Overview226.9 KB
1. Snowboard Level 3 Movement Analysis Assessment Overview230.4 KB
5. Snowboard RMT
Snowboard RMT Standards & Overview134.7 KB
Snowboard RMT 401 Workshops: Outline157.7 KB
Snowboard RMT Clinic Builder166.7 KB
Snowboard RMT Ride Assessment Form171.0 KB
Snowboard RMT Entrance Assessment Form171.3 KB
Snowboard RMT MA Assessment Form174.0 KB
Snowboard RMT Clinic Leading Assessment Form181.7 KB
2. Snowboard Rocky Mountain Trainer Clinic Leading Assessment Overview 221.4 KB
4. Snowboard Rocky Mountain Trainer Riding Assessment Overview226.1 KB
1. Snowboard Rocky Mountain Trainer Entrance Assessment Overview226.1 KB
3. Snowboard Rocky Mountain Trainer MA-Tech Assessment Overview228.1 KB
6 Study Materials
Snowboard L2 Study Guide Definitions List128.9 KB
Snowboard L3 Study Guide Definitions List128.9 KB
Snowboard Level 1 Study Guide131.0 KB
Snowboard L2 Study Guide137.7 KB
Snowboard L2 MA Workbook144.5 KB
Snowboard L3 MA Workbook149.0 KB
Snowboard L3 Study Guide264.3 KB
6. Snowboard Course Outlines
Half-Pipe Improvement37.0 KB
SnowSkate Clinic Outline57.2 KB
Snowboard Certification Update Outline105.3 KB
Snowboard Tricks of the Trees Outline107.1 KB
Snowboard Ride 301 Clinic Outline127.1 KB
Snowboard Ride 201 Clinic Outline148.3 KB
Snowboard Instruction 201 Clinic Outline152.4 KB
Foundations of Freestyle156.3 KB
Snowboard Movement Analysis 301 Clinic Outline176.1 KB
Snowboard Instruction 301 Clinic Outline177.3 KB
Snowboard Movement Analysis 201 Clinic Outline191.3 KB

Snowboard Level 1 Certification

  • Participants must be a current PSIA-AASI member in order to attend events. You can join at this link. 
  • Complete the following online E-Learning Modules:
  • If participants are affiliated with a ski school and have completed new hire training, you may go directly to the Level 1 assessment, if not you must first attend the 2-day Level 1 prep clinic before attending the Level 1 on-snow assessment

 

Snowboard Level 1 Prep Course:

Loveland – December 2-3, 2022
Breckenridge – January 23-24, 2023
Copper – February 15-16, 2023

 

Snowboard Level 1 On-Snow Assessments:

Breckenridge – November 28-30, 2022
Loveland – December 9-11, 2022
Winter Park – December 12-14, 2022
Steamboat – December 14-16, 2022
Vail – December 14-16, 2022
Crested Butte – January 4-6, 2023
Vail – January 9-11, 2023
Winter Park – January 18-20, 2023
Red River – January 20-22, 2023
Monarch – January 25-27, 2023
Steamboat – February 1-3, 2023
Snowmass – February 1-3, 2023
Purgatory – February 1-3, 2023
Beaver Creek – February 6-8, 2023
Eldora – February 8-10, 2023
Taos – February 8-10, 2023
Copper – February 14-16, 2023
Angel Fire – February 22-24, 2023
Telluride – February 27-March 1, 2023
Arizona Snowbowl – March 3-5, 2023
Santa Fe – March 6-8, 2023
Powderhorn – April 1-3, 2023
Loveland – April 24-26, 2023

Snowboard Level 2 Prerequisites:

  • Children’s Specialist 1 is a prerequisite and must be passed before attending the Alpine Level 2 on-snow Assessment
  • Attend One Additional Event Prerequisite from the list below (must be taken after Snowboard Level 1)
  • Pass Snowboard Level II Professional Knowledge Exam at least 1 week before the start of the assessment

Prerequisite Courses

Children’s Specialist 1 *Must pass in order to attend Snowboard Level 2 Assessment

Breckenridge – November 29-30, 2022
Loveland – December 10-11, 2022
Winter Park – December 13-14, 2022
Vail – December 15-16, 2022
Copper – January 5-6, 2023
Vail – January 9-10, 2023
Keystone – January 12-13, 2023
Powderhorn – January 18-19, 2023
Winter Park – January 19-20, 2023
Breckenridge – January 24-25, 2023
Telluride – January 31-February 1, 2023
Monarch – February 1-2, 2023
Buttermilk – February 2-3, 2023
Beaver Creek – February 7-8, 2023
Steamboat – February 9-10, 2023
Ski Cooper – February 13-14, 2023
Red River – February 15-16, 2023
Eldora – February 23-24, 2023
Crested Butte – February 27-28, 2023
Arizona Snowbowl – March 4-5, 2023
Taos – March 6-7, 2023
Santa Fe – March 8-9, 2023
Purgatory – March 25-26, 2023
Loveland – March 28-29, 2023
Loveland – April 25-26, 2023

 

Snowboard Movement Analysis 201

Breckenridge – November 28, 2022

 

Snowboard Teaching 201

Snowmass – February 2, 2023
Loveland – April 24, 2023

 

Snowboard Ride 201

Vail – January 9, 2023
Telluride – January 30, 2023
2-Day Camp – Beaver Creek – February 6-7, 2023
Red River – February 14, 2023
Copper – February 14, 2023
Loveland – March 28, 2023

 

Snowboard Freestyle Specialist (any level)

Freestyle Specialist 1 – Winter Park – January 31-February 2, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 2 – Copper – February 8-10, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 3 – Copper – February 8-10, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 1 – Copper – February 8-10, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 1 – Buttermilk – March 1-3, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 1 – Steamboat – March 7-9, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 1 – Vail – April 3-5, 2023

 

Snowboard Level 2 On-Snow Assessments:

Movement Analysis/Technical Assessment

Breckenridge – January 23, 2023
Winter Park – February 14, 2023
Copper – March 8, 2023
Angel Fire – March 22, 2023
Monarch – March 24, 2023
Vail – April 5, 2023
A-Basin – May 1, 2023

Teach Assessment

Breckenridge – January 24, 2023
Winter Park – February 15, 2023
Copper – March 9, 2023
Angel Fire – March 22, 2023
Monarch – March 25, 2023
Vail – April 6, 2023
A-Basin – May 2, 2023

Ride Assessment

Breckenridge – January 25, 2023
Winter Park – February 16, 2023
Copper – March 10, 2023
Angel Fire – March 23, 2023
Monarch – March 26, 2023
Vail – April 7, 2023
A-Basin – May 3, 2023

Snowboard Level 3 Prerequisites:

  • Children’s Specialist 2 is a prerequisite and must be passed in order to attend the Alpine Level 3 on-snow Assessment
  • Attend One Additional Event Prerequisite from the list below (must be taken after Snowboard Level 1)
  • Pass Snowboard Level III Professional Knowledge Exam at least 1 week before the start of the assessment

Prerequisite Courses

Children’s Specialist 2 *Must pass in order to attend Snowboard Level 3 Assessment

Breckenridge – November 29-30, 2022
Copper – January 5-6, 2023
Vail – January 9-10, 2023
Breckenridge – January 24-25, 2023
Monarch – February 2-3, 2023
Beaver Creek – February 7-8, 2023
Steamboat – February 9-10, 2023
Angel Fire – February 23-24, 2023
Buttermilk – March 1-2, 2023
Loveland – March 28-29, 2023
Vail – April 15-16, 2023
Loveland – April 25-26, 2023

 

Snowboard Movement Analysis 301

Winter Park – January 20, 2023
Copper – February 15, 2023

 

Snowboard Teaching 301

Winter Park – January 19, 2023
Loveland – April 25, 2023

 

Snowboard Ride 301

Vail – January 11, 2023
2-Day Camp – Beaver Creek – February 6-7, 2023
Copper – February 16, 2023
Loveland – March 29, 2023

 

Snowboard Freestyle Specialist (any level)

Freestyle Specialist 1 – Winter Park – January 31-February 2, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 2 – Copper – February 8-10, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 3 – Copper – February 8-10, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 1 – Copper – February 8-10, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 1 – Buttermilk – March 1-3, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 1 – Steamboat – March 7-9, 2023
Freestyle Specialist 1 – Vail – April 3-5, 2023

 

Snowboard Level 3 On-Snow Assessments:

Movement Analysis/Technical Assessment

Winter Park – February 14, 2023
Copper – March 8, 2023
Vail – April 5, 2023
A-Basin – May 1, 2023

Teach Assessment

Winter Park – February 15, 2023
Copper – March 9, 2023
Vail – April 6, 2023
A-Basin – May 2, 2023

Ride Assessment

Winter Park – February 16, 2023
Copper – March 10, 2023
Vail – April 7, 2023
A-Basin – May 3, 2023

National Website

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