Sports Science

SPORTS SCIENCE ACCREDITATION

Eligibility: Accreditation courses are open to certified members. Members who attend at all three courses within six seasons will receive a certificate for that specific accreditation. There is no testing involved. Members may receive a certificate for each Accreditation. For example, a member may take one accreditation event in a specific specialty area as their required continuing education every other season and receive a certificate upon completion of their last event. You do NOT need to be pursuing Master Teacher Certification to attend.

Biomechanics – increases the ski teachers understanding of the mechanical principles affecting movement of the body and how both muscles and external forces on the skeletal structure affects a skier in motion.

Exercise Physiology – increases the ski teachers understanding of the physiological systems that are essential to the optimal function of the muscles during skiing activity.

Science of Skiing – The focus of this course is the application of movement principles as they relate to efficient joint and muscle function on a variety of equipment in skiing. Topics covered include the examination of effective skiing movements and the interaction between skier and equipment.

 

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COACHING ADVANCED SKIING AND RACING

 

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