Freestyle Programs

Freestyle Clinics and Programs

Level 100: Aerials and Moguls

The Level 100 moguls and aerials courses are conducted on-line. It has been designed to provide the entry level coach with the fundamental skiing and coaching skills and tools to effectively teach junior skiers. The skiing fundamentals are broken down into four key areas: stance and posture, turning, absorption and extension, and jumping. Principles of long-term athlete development for freestyle skiing are covered under the framework of the Freestyle Training System, including critical periods of development related to age and maturity. The coach will also learn about the art of coaching moguls skiing, including coaching strategies, planning, communication and athlete feedback.

Participants will be given access to the USSA Education Center where the exam and all necessary materials are located.

Order the Level 100 moguls exam here

Order the Level 100 aerials exam here

See the certification page for details on the certification levels for USSA freestyle coaches.

NOTE: To complete Level 100 certification, coaches must complete this course, pass the exam AND complete First Aid and CPR certification (send copies to USSA Sport Education by email or fax 435.940.2790).

 

Level 200 Moguls

The Level 200 moguls clinic is a 2-day clinic with on-snow and classroom components. It is designed for the part-time and full-time coach working with freestyle skiers preparing for mogul competition. The curriculum builds on the Level 100 content with more advanced skiing fundamentals, tactics, physical conditioning, nutrition, and more specific training plans for the competitive club athlete. Participants will work with experienced mogul coaches on-snow reviewing mogul skiing skills and progressions to improve in each of the fundamental areas. Classroom discussion will focus on the supporting areas off-snow that are essential for the development of a competitve moguls skier.

Date Level Region Location Registration
2014/2015 season TBA 200 All TBA Fall 2014

 

 

Advanced Fundamental Mogul Jumps

View Layouts, Back X, Back Mutes, Back Full, D-Spin, Cork 720, and Flat D/Cork 720 through step-by-step animation.

Advanced Fundamental Mogul Jumps

 

Level 200 Aerials

The Level 200 Aerials clinic is a required certification for all freestyle coaches interested in coaching and water qualification of inverted and off axis jumps. This clinic focuses on fundamentals in trampoline, water ramp and snow jumping to safely coach  and qualify front flips, back flips, back full and off axis up to 1080.

DateRegionLocationRegistrationMore information
9/6/20149/7/2014RockySteamboat Springs, COHEREHERE

 

 

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