AASI Snowboard Team member, Chris Rogers, talks about the Learning Connection, which is an important developmental framework that focuses on each person’s teaching skills, technical… Read More »First Chair, Last Call: Go from Good to Great with the Learning Connection
On a recent First Chair podcast, George brought up my teammate Jonathan Ballou’s podcast on taking your skiing from good to great (my answer? start snowboarding!), but it led to this discussion around how you can plan to take your riding from good to great and get to that next level – as well as a discussion of why we evaluate certain things during the riding portion of the exam. Learn why being a beginner again at a sport this summer, or trying some cross training on a board sport, can help you accomplish your winter riding goals.Read More »First Chair: How to Take your Riding from Good to Great
AASI Team members Amy Gan, Tony Marci and Chris Rogers report on what’s happening at Rider Rally, which kicked off May 7 at Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin and continues through Friday, May 11. Learn how the team is working to build camaraderie with event attendees and what’s being worked on during these several days of incredible shredding and education with AASI Snowboard Team members and snowboarding colleagues from around the country.
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I love the story of Ester Ledecká’s double gold in both skiing and snowboarding at the 2018 Olympics, but not because of the ski/snowboard rivalry.… Read More »First Chair, Last Call: Benefits of Skiing & Snowboarding
Hosting Logan Academy is one of the great pleasures of managing the training program at the Vail Ski & Snowboard School. This year we had… Read More »First Chair, Last Call – What is Logan Academy?