Interski 2019

Every four years the NZSIA sends a team of representatives from Ski, Snowboard, Telemark and Adaptive to an event called Interski.

Interski International holds the world’s largest congress for the exchange of snow sports methodologies and techniques between the member nations.

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“Freestyle is for everyone” PSIA

“Freestyle is for everyone” PSIA

“Freestyle is for everyone” with Ryan Christofferson – PSIA PSIA, showcasing Ryan Christofferson PSIA freestyle examiner Ryan led a very insightful on snow clinic presenting the PSIA freestyle technique as it relates to the PSIA Alpine Techincal fundamentals. These...

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Japan On & Off Snow – Borderless Teaching: The Fun Way

Japan On & Off Snow – Borderless Teaching: The Fun Way

Borderless Teaching: The Fun Way What’s the best way to communicate with your students? What's the best way to communicate when you can’t speak the language your students are speaking? This On and Off Snow clinic were about how to run a good lesson without speaking....

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BASI Creating Adaptable Snowsports Instructors

BASI Creating Adaptable Snowsports Instructors

BASI Creating Adaptable Snowsports Instructors The concept of this On-Snow clinic was about creating an outcome focused system so the instructors BASI certified will have room to adjust with body performance wherever they go working as UK isn’t a big skiing nation....

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BASI Teaching Teachers To Teach – Reviewing Skills

BASI Teaching Teachers To Teach – Reviewing Skills

Teaching Teachers To Teach - Reviewing Skills It was day 1 and I went to the BASI workshop that was around teaching teachers to teach and the value of using a review process. It was set up around one trainer (Ben) taking 6 students who volunteered from the group that...

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Vblog Australia Interski 2019

Vblog Australia Interski 2019

NZSIA catches up with Australia Interski Team member Paul Lorenz. This 8 min Vblog starts with footage of the Australian Technical Demos and then goes to the presentation that the Australian Team made, and allows you to get a feeling of what it was like to be there....

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Korea On Snow – Korean Dynamic Short Turn

Korea On Snow – Korean Dynamic Short Turn

Dynamic Short Turn - Korea Style The first thing that was stressed was that in Korea you ski with a low stance. Why ski in a low stance and do lots of Dynamic Short Turns? The Korean presenter told us because - Average height of men is low - Snow is hard - Slopes are...

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Czech On Snow – Technical Teaching Progression – Beginners

Czech On Snow – Technical Teaching Progression – Beginners

Technical  Teaching Progression for Beginners Presented by Mark, Luca, David In the Czech system, a Basic Turn is anything before parallel. The presentation was going to look at the different ways that the Czech system teaches Basic Turns. The core process that was...

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Croatia On Snow – How We Teach Info To The Human Brain

Croatia On Snow – How We Teach Info To The Human Brain

How We Teach Info To The Human Brain The Croatian On Snow Clinic was presented by Dan, Ivan, and Franio. Some of you might remember Dan as he worked at Coronet Peak for about 6 or 7 years in late 90's early 00's - see photo at bottom of article. The presentation was...

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Smart Skis with Elan and Team Slovenia

Smart Skis with Elan and Team Slovenia

“We will show you something you’ve never seen before” That was an opening line of this On-Snow Clinic. It was about skis with built-in sensors in the plates to measure the pressure on the skis laterally, longitudinally, and measure the amount of pressure. Having...

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People Skills Multisport by USA

People Skills Multisport by USA

This topic was setup for delivery over two sessions on the final day of Interski; one in the morning led by US Snowboard Eric Rolls and one in the afternoon led by US skiers Jonathon Ballou and Ann Schorley. From SBINZ, we had one of our team attend in the morning...

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PLAYGrounds for Success by USA

PLAYGrounds for Success by USA

Imagine a playground full of snow in the middle of Bulgaria! One of the coolest parts about Interski was seeing the collaboration between AASI and Burton unfold. They wanted to showcase what they believe the future of snow sports to be. The week prior to the congress,...

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VBlog San Marino Part 2 Interski 2019

VBlog San Marino Part 2 Interski 2019

NZSIA catches up with the San Marino Interski Team Coach Stefano Belingehri. In this 6min video Stefano gives us a little history of the San Marino Association and goals they have for attending Interski. At the end of the video keep an eye out for San Marino skier...

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VBlog PSIA (USA) Interski 2019

VBlog PSIA (USA) Interski 2019

NZSIA catches up with the USA Interski Team for their onsnow ski technique clinic explaining their Fundamental Elements This 11 min Vblog starts with footage of the PSIA Team's Technical Demos and then goes to the presentation that the PSIA Team made, and allows you...

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