Learning Resources

The articles below have been written by instructors and examiners when going through their Trainer’s Cert process. They are vast and varied however, the topics discussed may not be the exact opinion of the NZSIA or SBINZ, but they present many great learning opportunities nonetheless.

NZSIA and SBINZ have developed and maintained a number of online e-learning courses, which are pre-requisites to many of our on-snow courses. These resources can be accessed through your member profile, or directly here (login is still required)…
Ski E-Learning | Snowboard E-Learning

Trainer Jargon

By Mark Perana Have you heard the term progressively edge or progressively pressure the edge? I think I know what the person saying it means, but is that what our student thinks it means? Let’s talk about the word Progressively, it describes how something is done....

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Basic Freestyle

Basic freestyle Flat land Manoeuvres Switch skiing (reverse wedge or parallel) Flatland 180’s Flatland 360’s Boot skiing Butters Nose Presses Tail Presses Box Progression...straight glides 50/50 Find suitable feature (box) close to ground about 2x length of a kids...

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