First Chair: PSIA-AASI Podcast show

First Chair: PSIA-AASI Podcast

Summary: More than 32,000 individuals belong to PSIA-AASI (Professional Ski Instructors of America and American Association of Snowboard Instructors), making it the world’s largest organization dedicated to skiing and snowboarding. Listen in to hear how PSIA-AASI gets people stoked on the ski and snowboard experience. Join us and turn your passion into a profession. Or, take a lesson from us. Friends don’t let friends teach friends. Let the snow fly!

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 Snowbird Tram Ride With Matt Boyd - 4:20:17, 12.56 PM | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:07:18

Matt Boyd opens up on his thoughts about teaching as we catch the first tram ride of the day!

 Adaptive Ski Instruction With Geoff Krill - 4:20:17, 12.22 PM | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:16:19

National Adaptive Team member Geoff Krill joins us to discuss teaching adaptive skiing. We spent with Geoff as he was leading his group so were able to talk with instructors throughout the afternoon who were attempting to turn on sit skis. We have quotes from the participants included in the interview.

 Alpine National Team Coach Michael Rogan - 4:19:17, 7.16 PM | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:28:11

Coach of the Alpine National Team Michael Rogan touches on a number of topics as we discuss goals for the team with our membership, leading up to Interski, PSIA on the global stage, core concepts, USSA and cutting edge technology.

 Jonathan Ballou - Movement Analysis - 4:19:17, 5.59 PM | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:18:18

National Team member Jonathan Ballou joins us for a discussion about movement analysis!

 Rob Sogard And Ellen Post Foster Core Concepts Development - 4:19:17, 4.50 PM | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:21:27

Rob Sogard and Ellen Post Foster join us for a discussion about the updated Core Concepts manual which they are in the process of developing.

 First Chair: From the Chair with Heidi Ettlinger | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:01:14

National Team member Heidi Ettlinger joins us from the high speed quad for a quick discussion about putting together a progression for National Academy.

 National Academy Day 1 With Dave Schuiling - 4:18:17, 6.34 PM | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:06:30

PSIA Director of Education Dave Schuiling checks in following a stellar Day One of 2017 National Academy!

 First Chair- AI With Microsoft's Kevin Ashley - 4:18:17, 4.46 PM | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:05:40

Kevin Ashley joins us from the Snowbird Tram to discuss Microsoft's AI project with PSIA AASI. Fascinating stuff!

 First Chair- National Academy With Nona Weatherbee - 4:18:17, 4.12 PM | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:03:14

First chair ride of the 2017 PSIA AASI National Academy with Snowbird Utah's Nona Weatherbee. Nona is a National Academy vet who discusses why she enjoys this week of skiing and learning!

 US Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Inductee Ellen Post Foster | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:10:26

Newly inducted into the US Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame, Ellen Post Foster joins us for a discussion of her experiences at the recent HoF ceremonies at Stowe, VT.

 PSIA/AASI National Academy with Dave Schuiling | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:11:05

PSIA/AASI Director of Education Dave Schuiling joins us for a preview of the 2017 National Academy which begins Monday 4/17 at Snowbird, UT!

 First Chair with Chris Rogers- National Academy and Rider Rally | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:11:04

Chris Rogers joins us to discuss both the upcoming National Academy and Rider Rally!

 First Chair Rocky Mountain with Abe Hoffman - Safe Class Handling for Kids | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:11:59

CRMT Abe Hoffman joins us to discuss safe class handling with kids. It's Spring Break and nearing end of season and we're facing variable snow conditions with guests from low elevation. Abe shares ideas on how to work with both your students and how to talk with their parents.

 First Chair Rocky Mountain with Chris Rogers- Burton Step On Bindings | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:51

AASI National Team member Chris Rogers joins us to talk about the new Burton Step On Binding and the positive effect this will have on teaching.

 First Chair Rocky Mountain with Chris Rogers - Defensive Riding/Skiing During Spring Break! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:13:27

Vail Mountain Training Manager Chris Rogers joins us to talk about safe riding and skiing during Spring Break.


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