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About NZSIA Adaptive

NZSIA Adaptive Division has a renowned qualification for instructors wishing to work in this rewarding sector of the industry. The qualifications are designed to adapt teaching, techniques and equipment for people with a wide range of physical, intellectual or sensory disabilities to learn to ski or snowboard.

NZSIA Adaptive offers New Zealand based adaptive qualifications at Level One, for those that hold a Level One Ski/Snowboard Level One Certification, and at Level Two, for those that hold a Ski/Snowboard Level Two Certification and have adaptive experience.

The courses cover the recommended teaching progressions up to the appropriate level for: mono-ski, bi-ski, 4-track, 3-track, snowboard, visual impairments and intellectual impairments; lifting, loading and handling, etiquette, attitude and disability awareness.

Adaptive News

PHOTO CONTEST: Win a one-day course credit!

We would love to share some photos from our membership that illustrate why we all love to teach snow sports. So here it is; we're running a two-week photo contest, with four separate one-day course credits as prizes (one per division). The Contest Send in your best...

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Girls Day out 2016

Girls day out 2016! Open to all current female members. Where: Remarkables When: 1st October It’s an opportunity to ski with the girls, focus on some skill development and have lots of FUN! To book:...

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Girls only – Level 3 and beyond coaching day

Saturday October 3rd  is our first NZSIA/SBINZ "Girls only – Level 3 and beyond coaching day".  It’s for any of our  female members who want to get together, rip around the mountain, do some  training  and hang out with other cool chicks from all over NZ. Its open to...

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