Fall Rally

December 11, 2016 @ 8:30 am – December 13, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Northstar California Resort
Northstar Dr
Truckee, CA 96161

UPDATE DEC. 11- The event is ON unless Northstar closes.

Cross Country events are on hold. Watch your email for the latest info.

Contact the office, info@psia-w.org of (530) 587-7642 if you want to register.

This 3 day event will offer a variety of clinics at all levels to hone skills and have fun. It’s one-stop shopping for Exam Preps, Ski/Ride Improvement, Teach Improvement, Children’s, Adaptive Clinics.
List of Clinics offered:

Sunday Alpine Exam Prep (All Levels)
Sunday Alpine Ski/Teach Improvement
Sunday Children Clinic
Sunday Nordic – Cross Country Clinic
Sunday Nordic Clinic – Cross-Country Level 1 Prep
Sunday Nordic Clinic – Telemark L1 Prep-CANCELLED
Sunday Senior Clinic-CANCELLED
Sunday Snowboard Exam Prep (All Levels)-CANCELLED
Sunday Snowboard Ride/Teach Improvement-CANCELLED
Sunday Teaching in Spanish-CANCELLED
Monday Adaptive Clinic with Glen
Monday Alpine Exam Preps (all levels)
Monday Alpine Ski/Teach Improvement
Monday Children Clinic
Monday Nordic – Cross Country Clinic
Monday Nordic – Telemark Clinic-CANCELLED
Monday Senior Clinic
Monday Snowboard Exam Prep (all levels)-CANCELLED
Monday Snowboard Ride/Teach Improvement-CANCELLED
Tuesday Alpine Exam Prep (all levels)
Tuesday Alpine Ski/Teach Improvement
Tuesday Children Clinic
Tuesday Senior Clinic
Tuesday Snowboard Exam Prep (all levels)
Tuesday Snowboard Ride/Teach Improvement

LOTS OF NORDIC! NEW THIS YEAR- Nordic clinics on Sunday and Monday (Snow Willing.) Check below for our list of topics and info on some top Guest Clinicians. For instructors getting ready for the season, we offer both Cross Country and Telemark Level 1 Preps. We welcome all free-heel enthusiasts and newcomers. We will hold an Introduction to Telemark course. Also general interest ski improvement and teach improvement for all levels. This is a great opportunity to try something new!

Cross Country Clinic offerings:
Sunday Dec. 11
Level 1 Pre-Exam, Pt 1 Val Licon. (All Day) This is the required Pre-Course prior to Level 1 Certification.
AM – Skate better and faster, Chauncey Parker
AM – Improving your classic skiing Ben Grasseschi.

Monday, Dec 12
AM – Classic skiing with Glenn Jobe.
PM – Skating, Be efficient and generate momentum with the poling motion Gary Schmidt
PM – Teaching efficiency in transitions while skating Andrea Miller

Guest Clinicians:

Glenn Jobe, founder of both Kirkwood and Tahoe Donner Nordic Centers, will offer clinics on Sunday to help you improve your Classic skiing. Glenn won the US national title at the 20-kilometer biathlon distance in 1981. He started coaching Far West Junior skiers in 1977 with the Junior National team, and has been instrumental in growing the Far West Junior Nordic Program.

Ben Grassesschi is a coaching (and waxing!) legend in the Tahoe region. Long time Head Coach for Far West Nordic Junior programs, Ben is known for his classic skiing, and has traveled with the US XC Ski Team on the World Cup as a wax technician. Beginners are experts alike can benefit from this day.

Andrea Brideau-Miller is a Supervisor at Tahoe Donner Cross Country and an examiner for PSIA Nordic. Andrea brings her skills as a Physical Therapist to insure students use excellent body mechanics/muscle recruitment and specializes in helping skiers with injuries or special needs.

Gary Schmitt has been XC skiing for 40 years and a Level 3 instructor since 1986.  He has extensive experience in backcountry, telemarking, classic and skate skiing.  He has taught skiing in Montana, New Hampshire,  Vermont, California and Australia….. but he still falls down sometimes.

Chauncey Parker

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