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Snowboard

 

Progress Levels

Beginner

Flat/Mild Slope

  • Chaining turns together

  • Parts of a snowboard

  • Strap in

  • Stances

  • Skate & glide

  • Stand up while strapped in 

  • Stopping

  • Move side-to-side heel-side

  • More side-to-side tow-side

  • Determine preference: tow-side/heel-side turns

  • Getting on/off the Magic Carpet

  • Managing the mountain to control speed & control

Intermediate

Green Circle & Blue Square (Moderate Slope)

  • Get on/off chair lift

  • Two-footed hop

  • Chaining turns together (heel-side & tow-side; min of 4 turns before stopping)

  • Navigate greens independently

  • Managing speed with mid-mountain breaks

  • Navigate blues independently 

  • Managing speed with mid-mountain breaks

Advanced

Blue Square & Black Diamond
(All Terrain, Moderate-Steep Slope)

  • Chaining turns together

  • Managing speed with speed checks

  • Alternate lead footing

Support Scale

Levels
Physical (hand-over-hand/physical prompting)
Verbal
Modeling/ Gross Motor Imitation
Falling Frequency at the Level
Average Falling Frequency (per lap)
Emerging
15<
15<
15<
15<
>8
Developing
10>
8>
8>
5>
4-7
Progressing
5>
3>
3>
3>
2-3
Independent
1>
2>
2>
2>
1