The Development Level course is an intro to coaching at the "Learn to Train" and "Learn to Race" levels of development.
This 5 day course includes topics such as slalom and giant slalom basics for K1 and K2 athletes. You will learn strategies utilizing drills and exercises that bring desired skill acquisition in free skiing and gates. You will learn setting principles in slalom and giant slalom courses, modified for this age group. Teaching and learning principles and safety considerations are also covered. Practice coaching sessions are part of the course for each candidate.
The evaluation portion of the course assesses the candidate's ability to demonstrate free skiing and gate skiing skills as well as drill setting. Candidates must pass the skiing and drill setting evaluation to successfully complete the course. Re-evaluations for skiing and drill setting are available.