Entries by Kristi J

We Want You To Run for the Board

Do you have qualities and experience that would make you a valuable member of the PSIA-AASI Western Division Board of Directors?  Do you have ideas on how PSIA-AASI can better serve its members? Do you have the skills needed to implement those ideas?  If you think the answer to these questions is “yes,” we’d love […]

NorCal Winter Rally

It’s time to rally! The PSIA/AASI-W NorCal Winter Rally is upon us, hosted at Sugarbowl, California this January 13th-14th! Come connect with friends, earn some educational credits, and ride with our elite guest clinicians and athletes! Peek all the important information on the flyer below, and we hope to see you at Sugarbowl!   (Hover […]

PSIA-AASI National Team Tryouts

2020 maybe a year away, but it will bring with it new faces, new vision, and a new National Team! Information on the next National Team Selection was recently released, and preparation and training for National Team doesn’t start next winter, it starts NOW. PSIA/AASI-W will post additional Western information related to the nomination process […]

The Snowboard Level 1 E-learning Course

Snowboarders now have a level 1 E-learning course. It is free to members and will be a pre-requisite to signing up for the Snowboard level 1 exam. Snowboard Level I E-Learning Course Welcome to PSIA-AASI Snowboard Level I Certification online course. The following course is designed to be completed prior to attending the on-snow portion […]

The New Teaching Snowsports Manual

The manual is now available for purchase here New ‘Teaching Snowsports Manual’: Q&A with Dave Schuiling A new Teaching Snowsports Manual will be available for purchase next month. This teaching resource brings to life PSIA-AASI’s Learning Connection components of people skills, teaching skills, and technical skills. Included is critical advice on communication, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills, effective […]

The Snowboard Level 3 Teach exam

  If you are actively participating in preparing to take your AASI Level 3 Teach Module, then you’ve already shown a commitment to snowboard education that most never have. You’ve likely put in a lot of hours on snow, taught dozens of lessons, and taken many opportunities to train toward this goal. At least I […]

The Snowboard Level 2 Teach Module

AASI Western Division The Level II Teach Module Written by Asa, built by many. Of the many reasons to read this document, three of them are most likely that; ● You are beginning your Level II certification journey and want to know what to expect before you dive in. ● You have successfully passed your […]

Turn your Spring Cleaning into a Tax Write-Off!

There are multiple ways you can give to the PSIA-AASI Western Education Foundation: Volunteer Turn your spring cleaning into a tax write off!  We are re-designing and modernizing our Truckee Office that serves the administration for the Education Foundation and PSIA-AASI Western Membership.  We are looking for lightly used donations as listed below.  If you […]

AASI goes Mandarin Chinese

Right after Spring Convention 2018, in Mammoth, CA, PSIA held their first Snowboard Level 1 exam in the U.S. in Mandarin Chinese. This was a 5-day prep and exam with the same standards and protocols as a regular Snowboard Level 1, but taught in Chinese for a group of international snowboarders who want to be […]