Level 300 - Advanced Technique and Tactics Clinics

The Level 300 series of clinics covers advanced technique and tactics as they relate to the disciplines of slalom, giant slalom, and speed events.  These clinics are designed to enhance the coaching skills of the candidate as well as to assess their individual coaching attributes.  The clinics are designed for the professional ski coach with several years of experience, whether working with young athletes or FIS age or masters skiers.  The Level 300 is comprised of on-snow and classroom for the skiing components, a Sport Science component and a coaching evaluation. These can all be done together at the spring National Coaches Academy, typically held in late April or early May. In addition, in the East the Sport Science component is offered as a live course iin the fall, and the skiing components and coaching evaluation are offered in the spring (usually early April).

Skiing components: In-depth study of technique and tactics in each discipline from the World Cup level down to juniors. For more on the skiiing evaluation click here.

Sport science component: Covers kinesiology, physiology, motor control and motor learning, sport psychology and pedagogy related to alpine ski racing.

Coaching evaluation: Coaches must pass a movement analysis evaluation observing FIS level skiers, demonstrate skiing to at least a silver level in the SkillsQuest phase 3 and 4 exercises, and pass a comprehensive written exam.

Level 300 Clinic Opportunities

East Fall 2017- GMVS October 14-15, 2017 Covers Level 300 sport science component only, classroom and practical

East Spring 2018- Dates TBD 

National Coaches Academy- Mammoth, CA - Full level 300 program Dates TBD

Contact USSA Sport Education for more information at 435.647.2050 or


Level 300

Level 300 is for full-time and lead coaches in USSA clubs and usually involves training from the national team coaching staff.


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