Snowboard Technical Manual


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Snowboard Technical manual is the culmination of ground-breaking efforts to empower snowboard instructors to develop job-specific skills, improve their teaching, prepare for certification exams, and become better riders. Reading this manual gives snowboard instructors the tools they need to understand their always-changing and progressing sport. Instructors will benefit from in-depth – yet simplified – information that will support lesson plans and benefit students immediately.

The manual delivers a strong technical focus grounded in the core principles of riding, helping instructors tailor solid lessons to their students’ needs and equipment. Using the science of snowboarding to guide any possible performance outcome a student may desire, the content ensures snowboard instruction remains relevant as the sport continues to grow and change.

In clear, concise language – augmented by numerous photos, figures, and supplemental videos – Snowboard Technical manual explains AASI’s Snowboard Teaching system ™ in terms of the actions that provide effective riding at various levels of proficiency and different terrain options. The manual provides extensive information on the physics and biomechanics of snowboarding, the latest on equipment, and movement analysis. The final three chapters provide a wealth of information about lesson strategies and progressions, including special emphasis on the increased use of terrain-based teaching.

Solidifying AASI’s standing as a world leader in snowboard instruction, the Snowboard Technical Manual connects the association’s learning partnership and student-centered approach with the fundamental skills that define great riding. As instructors embrace current trends and continually enhance the sport, they will inspire in their students a lifelong passion for snowboarding – and help create opportunities for generations of teachers to come.

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