Snowboard Team

Emphasis will be on fundamentals such as exploration, all-mountain riding, etiquette and sportsmanship. Coaches will provide an all mountain experience including hike-to areas and terrain park. The goal is for athletes to gain experience and build confidence in a fun, motivating environment that incorporates play, fun, basic agility, balance, coordination and development of endurance.. At least 90% of the time will be spent freeriding. Dryland gymnastic training is recommended.

Coach: Josh Johnson

Ages 11-15
Skill Development Focus Riding all terrain and exploring the mountain. Through effective stance and efficient movements, riders will learn to control their board and perform a variety of fundamental tasks such as riding in control, turning from toe to head, simple switch riding, basic carve turn, basic Ollie, ability to ride flat base for short periods of time, riding easier moguls or tree turns and powder turns. In freestyle terrain, riders will become comfortable grabbing over small jumps and exploring rotations both front and backside as well as simple rail features
Skill Requirements Athletes should have 4-7 years of riding experience.  .
Competition FUN local comps recommended
Schedule/Sessions Saturdays and Sundays for 15 weeks, Dec. 6 – March 15
Program Fees One day $450, Two days $850
Ski Passes Grand Targhee Jr. Passes must be purchased directly through Grand Targhee Resort. Pass prices are not included in program fees.
Transportation  Not included. May be available for Wednesday Night Lights at Snow King or comps at JHMR and GT.
Equipment
  • Snowboards: choose based on height, weight and skill level.Boots: proper fit and flex to facilitate a balanced, athletic stance
  • Protection: Helmet required
Team Meeting  TBD
Max. Participants/Ratio 7:1
License None
Race Travel Expenses Not included in program fees
Work Deposit and Family Participation Positive parental support is essential. Families are encouraged to get involved with club activities. Work Deposit of $100 required. Deposit is credited at end of year if volunteer hours are fulfilled.

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