Snowboard

Certification Pathway

  • Registered Member- pay RM & National dues

Snowboard Level 1 Certification

  • Minimum 16 years of Age
  • If you are affiliated with a ski school and have completed in-house 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
  • Complete and pass 2 online E-Learning Modules prior to the on-snow assessment:
    • Snowboard Level 1
    • Delivering the Beginner Experience – Snowboard
  • Attend 3-Day Snowboard Level 1 Assessment (you must pass this)
  • Current on Dues & Credit Hours

Snowboard Level 2 Certification

Prerequisites

  • Snowboard Level 1 Certified or Minimum of Alpine, Adaptive or Tele Level 2 Certified
  • Attend 2 of the following electives:
    • Snowboard Movement Analysis 201
    • Snowboard Instruction 201
    • Snowboard Ride 201
    • Children’s Specialist 1
    • Snowboard Freestyle Specialist (any level)
  • Pass Level 2 Written Assessment
  • Current on Dues & Credit Hours

Requirements

  • Pass all portions of Children’s Specialist 1 (this counts as one of the 2 Electives, the CS1 must be passed to receive your Snowboard Level 2)
  • Pass all 3 parts of the Level 2 On-Snow Assessment

Snowboard Level 3 Certification

Prerequisites

  • Level 2 Certified
  • Attend 2 of the following electives:
    • Snowboard Movement Analysis 301
    • Snowboard Instruction 301
    • Snowboard Ride 301
    • Children’s Specialist 2
    • Freestyle Specialist (any level, must be taken AFTER Snowboard Level 2)
  • Pass Level 3 Written Assessment
  • Current on Dues & Credit Hours

Requirements

  • Pass all portions of Children’s Specialist 2 (this counts as one of the 2 Electives, the CS3 must be passed to receive your Snowboard Level 3)
  • Pass all 3 parts of the Level 3 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

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1. Snowboard Documents
National Certification Standards55.8 KB
2. Snowboard Level 1
Snowboard Level 1 Overview & Standards198.2 KB
Snowboard Level 1 Examiner Outline206.2 KB
Snowboard Level 1 Assessment Form558.9 KB
Snowboard Task Riding Chart586.4 KB
New Snowsports Instructor Guide5.3 MB
3. Snowboard Level 2
Snowboard L2 Exam: Overview and Standards194.8 KB
Snowboard L2 Exam: Examiner Outline207.2 KB
Snowboard Level 2 Ride Assessment Form345.9 KB
Snowboard Level 2 Teach Assessment Form372.3 KB
Snowboard Level 2 MA Assessment Form460.3 KB
Snowboard Task Riding Chart586.4 KB
4. Snowboard Level 3
Snowboard L3 Exam: Overview & Standards190.0 KB
Snowboard L3 Exam: Examiner Outline202.5 KB
Snowboard Level 3 Ride Assessment Form368.8 KB
Snowboard Level 3 Teach Assessment Form381.6 KB
Snowboard Level 3 Assessment Form456.0 KB
Snowboard Task Riding Chart586.4 KB
5. Snowboard RMT
Snowboard RMT 401 Workshops: Outline157.7 KB
Snowboard RMT Clinic Builder166.7 KB
Snowboard RMT Standards & Overview183.5 KB
Snowboard RMT Entrance Assessment Form270.6 KB
Snowboard RMT Ride Assessment Form336.9 KB
Snowboard RMT MA Assessment Form433.8 KB
Snowboard RMT Clinic Leading Assessment Form480.9 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
Snowboard Park And Pipe Improvement9.8 KB
Snowboard Half-Pipe Improvement26.8 KB
Snowboard Ride 301 Clinic Outline37.0 KB
Snowboard Movement Analysis 301 Clinic Outline37.1 KB
Snowboard Instruction 201 Clinic Outline37.4 KB
Snowboard Instruction 301 Clinic Outline37.6 KB
Snowboard Ride 201 Clinic Outline37.7 KB
Snowboard Movement Analysis 201 Clinic Outline37.8 KB
SnowSkate Clinic Outline57.2 KB
Snowboard Certification Update Outline105.3 KB
Snowboard Tricks of the Trees Outline107.1 KB
Foundations of Freestyle156.3 KB

National Website

To access the PSIA-AASI National website visit www.thesnowpros.org

THESNOWPROS.ORG

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