Profession snowboard instructor

Snowboard instructors teach groups or individuals how to ride a snowboard. They instruct students of all ages and skill level individually or in groups. Snowboard instructors teach basic and advanced techniques of snowboarding by demonstrating exercises and giving feedback to students. They give advice on safety and on snowboarding equipment.

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Personality Type

  • Social / Artistic
  • Social / Realistic
  • Realistic / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Snowboard

    The techniques related to snowboarding, the styles such as apline snowboarding, free ride, jibbing and the equipment used in snowboarding.

Skills

  • Adapt teaching to target group

    Instruct students in the most fitting manner in regards to the teaching context or the age group, such as a formal versus an informal teaching context, and teaching peers as opposed to children.

  • Apply risk management in sports

    Manage the environment and athletes or participants to minimise their chances of suffering any harm. This includes checking appropriateness of venue and equipment and gathering relevant sport and health history from athletes or participants. It also includes ensuring appropriate insurance cover is in place at all times

  • Demonstrate when teaching

    Present to others examples of your experience, skills, and competences that are appropriate to specific learning content to help students in their learning.

  • Organise training

    Make the necessary preparations to conduct a training session. Provide equipment, supplies and exercise materials. Ensure the training runs smoothly.

  • Instruct in sport

    Provide appropriate technical and tactical instruction related to the given sport using varied and sound pedagogical approaches to meet the needs of the participants and achieve the desired objectives. This requires skills such as communication, explanation, demonstration, modelling, feedback, questioning and correction.

  • Plan sports instruction programme

    Provide participants with an appropriate programme of activities to support progression to the required level of expertise in the specified time taking into account relevant scientific and sport-specific knowledge.

  • Give constructive feedback

    Provide founded feedback through both criticism and praise in a respectful, clear, and consistent manner. Highlight achievements as well as mistakes and set up methods of formative assessment to evaluate work.

Optional knowledge and skills

adjust sporting equipment follow trends in sporting equipment provide first aid motivate in sports market trends in sporting equipment features of sporting equipment apply teaching strategies