Snowboard Instructor Big White 12 Week Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE

WEEK 1 Flight day and resort arrival. Meet the team, introduction to the resort and facilities. Collect your season pass. Free snowboard demo by Head. Find the legs and get to know the mountain with the Snow Rehab team over the weekend.

WEEK 2 Level selection with Big White snowboard instructor team. Mountain orientation from your trainers. Weekend free time.

WEEK 3 Training starts on basic snowboard instruction. CASI five skills will be introduced. Terrain adaptation, snowboarding on and off piste. Weekend Avalanche awareness course .

WEEK 4 Continuation of snowboarding improvement focusing on individual skills. Instructor training focusing on basic teaching skills. On and off piste terrain. Weekend free time to let it all sink in.

WEEK 5 Level 1 preperation week, snowboard improvement, running gates, racing against you colleagues for fun. Learning how to deal with steep and deep terrain as well as tree runs. Teaching practice with your colleagues. Weekend free time to study.

WEEK 6 Level 1 CASI exam this week. Good luck everyone. First aid course on the Sunday

WEEK 7 Play time. Week off to celebrate and practice your talent with friends before starting the level 2 training.

WEEK 8 Level 2 instructor training starts with a week of snowboard improvement. You will be boarding to a better level now and be pushed to your limits by the trainers. Week end off.

WEEK 9 Continuation of instructor training, training your eye to identify skill weakness in other snowboarders. How to plan a good lesson, focused on student centred approach. Week end off to let in sink in.

WEEK 10 Preparation week for the level 2 exam. Weekend off to study.

WEEK 11 Level 2 CASI snowboard instructor exam. Long weekend before leaving for Revelstoke.

WEEK 12 Wed 28th March, mountain swap, leave Big White for Revelstoke, first couple of days with Revelstoke instructor team, Cat boarding, enjoy the mountain and PARTY!

    

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