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Development:

Racing:

freestyle:

Ski Foundation Instructor (L1)

This award allows you to teach skiers of all ages from total beginners through to approaching parallel turns at an artificial ski centre or indoor snow slopes.

Ski Instructor (L2)

This award is a continuation of the Foundation award which allows you to teach more advanced skiers beyond parallel turning whilst on an artificial ski centre or indoor snow slope.

Ski Development Coach (L3)

As a coach you will work with skiers over a longer period can and work with those seeking further specialisation. They can profile, set goals and plan and organise coaching programmes over the short to medium term. Level 3 Development Coaches often play a significant role in supporting the development of new instructors/coaches.

ALPINE SKI DEVELOPMENT COACH

The Award allows the coach to operate, within the coaches’ protocol, on artificial ski slopes and in the mountain environment and is authorised to operate worldwide working with skiers ranging from complete novice, to skiers who are able to show continuously linked parallel turning and seeking further specialization. A  Coach is likely to make a significant contribution to the development of new coaches.

 

ALPINE FOUNDATION PERFORMANCE COACH (L1)

This Award allows you to work with entry level ski racers to consolidate and develop adaptability and versatility to build solid athletic foundations. You can coach at artificial ski slopes and indoor snow centres. (you cannot work with beginner skiers with this award)

ALPINE CLUB PERFORMANCE COACH (L2)

The Alpine Club Coach  is designed for coaches who seek to work as a club race coach. The course is designed around the pathway to Olympic podium and the content is mainly aimed at working with athletes under 16 years old. You can work independently in the UK (including Scottish mountains) or in an alpine environment within a programme being led by an Alpine Head Performance Coach or equivalent.

ALPINE HEAD PERFORMANCE COACH (L3)

Aimed at coaching FIS athletes – aged 15 and older. This Award allows you to plan, implement, analyse, and revise annual coaching programmes. Able to work independently both home and abroad as well as lead a team of coaches and devise an annual programme for on- and off-snow preparation.

Park & Pipe Foundation Performance Coach (SKI) L1

This Award allows you to work with entry level ski & snowboard competitors to consolidate and develop adaptability and versatility to build solid athletic foundations. You can coach at artificial ski slopes and indoor snow centres. (you cannot work with beginner skiers with this award)

Park & Pipe Club Performance Coach (Ski) L2

This award is designed for coaches who seek to work with competitors who are progressing on the talent pathway. The course is designed around the pathway to Olympic podium and the content is mainly aimed at working with athletes under 16 years old. You can work independently in the UK (including Scottish mountains) and abroad as long as your programme is being led by a Park & Pipe Head Performance Coach (L3)

Park & Pipe Head Coach (SKI) L3

Aimed at coaching FIS athletes – aged 15 and older. This Award allows you to plan, implement, analyse, and revise annual coaching programmes. Able to work independently both home and abroad as well as lead a team of coaches and devise an annual programme for on- and off-snow preparation. For further information email info@snowsportengland.org.uk