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SVSEF Team Descriptions 


2013/2014 Freestyle/Snowboard Devo and Prep Teams

 

  •  Website- www.svsef.org.  Includes:

SVSEF- Program news and announcements

Freestyle page;

Coaches

Roster

Calendar

      Ski team info

      Event registration

      Season Syllabus

  • Meeting times on Baldy- PLEASE BE ON TIME

      1st day of freestyle/snowboard Prep team Dec 6th.

      1st day of freestyle/snowboard Devo team Dec 7th.

Saturdays-10:00 a.m. on top of Baldy.  Meet at top of Little Easter Bowl

Load chair BEFORE 9:45am from either Warm Springs or River Run.

            Coaches will be on hand on the Warm Springs side to load the chair on Sat/Sun.

            Training finishes at bottom of Warm Springs at 2 p.m..  Athletes headed to River                              

            Run will separate from coach at top of mountain or at top of Flying Squirrel run.

            Sundays- 10:a.m. at Dollar.  Meet in below the Half Dollar lift

  • Ski/Snowboard groups

Athletes are paired by their ability 1st and peer relationships 2nd.

Group size varies from approximately 4-8 athletes/group

Athletes may be moved from Devo and Prep depending on group dynamics

     

  • Freestyle terrain

As Freestyle skiers, athletes will be exposed to various types of terrain including:

Groomed runs, Bowls, Mogul runs (natural & course), Halfpipe, and Dollar terrain park.  Basically anywhere in bounds on Baldy and Dollar.

  • Equipment/Clothing

Well fitting boots with thin ski socks (not cotton).  Thick wool socks lead to cold, sore feet.

Twin tips or jr GS (103-105mm tip, 66-68mm waist, 86-89mm tail) skis are preferred.  Recommend lease packages from local shops.

Helmets are required during all training




Development team- 7-11 years old (3-4 year experience)

          The purpose of the S.V. Freestyle Development team is to share our passion for skiing through enthusiastic encouragement of skiing all types of terrain including; moguls, halfpipe, and terrain park features and allow them to experience 1-2 freestyle competitions a season while strengthening friendships in a team environment.

 

Objectives

  • Devo team trains 2 days/week (45 days/season) on snow + 11 fall dryland sessions. 
  • Create strong peer relationships/group dynamics.
  • Instill respect for people, places, and property
  • Build confidence to ski all types of terrain and to jump on skis.
  • Expose young skiers to possibilities of freestyle competitions.

Prep Team-9-11 years old (3 year experience)

          The purpose of the S.V. Freestyle Prep team is to provide young athletes with the opportunities to experience skiing with a more focused approach.  Summer and winter training schedules increase as well as competition schedules.  The Prep team is “Devo advanced”.  It provides 1 after school training session each week (Fridays) on Baldy.  The Prep team trains 59 days on snow + 11 days of fall dryland at the Airbarn. 

 

Objectives

  • Build upon peer relationships established on Devo team.
  • Continue to instill respect for people, places, and property.
  • Increase confidence towards skiing all types of terrain and all types of snow conditions.
  • Improve jumping skills/aerial awareness through trampoline, water ramp and on snow training.
  • Increased potential for freestyle competitions
  • Prepare athletes for the commitment and dedication of the Comp teams.

Training format- Prep team

  • Prep team trains 3 days/week (Fri-Sun) 59 days/season on snow + 11 days/season of fall dryland sessions.
  • 1 water ramp camp possible, August each year
  • Athletes train on Baldy mtn- moguls, all mountain (off piste terrain) Dollar mtn - halfpipe/terrain park features


2013/2014 Freestyle/Snowboard Devo and Prep Teams

 

  •  Website- www.svsef.org.  Includes:

SVSEF- Program news and announcements

Freestyle page;

Coaches

Roster

Calendar

      Ski team info

      Event registration

      Season Syllabus

  • Meeting times on Baldy- PLEASE BE ON TIME

      1st day of freestyle/snowboard Prep team Dec 6th.

      1st day of freestyle/snowboard Devo team Dec 7th.

Saturdays-10:00 a.m. on top of Baldy.  Meet at top of Little Easter Bowl

Load chair BEFORE 9:45am from either Warm Springs or River Run.

            Coaches will be on hand on the Warm Springs side to load the chair on Sat/Sun.

            Training finishes at bottom of Warm Springs at 2 p.m..  Athletes headed to River                              

            Run will separate from coach at top of mountain or at top of Flying Squirrel run.

            Sundays- 10:a.m. at Dollar.  Meet in below the Half Dollar lift


  • Ski/Snowboard groups

Athletes are paired by their ability 1st and peer relationships 2nd.

Group size varies from approximately 4-8 athletes/group

Athletes may be moved from Devo and Prep depending on group dynamics

           

  • Freestyle terrain

As Freestyle skiers, athletes will be exposed to various types of terrain including:

Groomed runs, Bowls, Mogul runs (natural & course), Halfpipe, and Dollar terrain park.  Basically anywhere in bounds on Baldy and Dollar.

  • Equipment/Clothing

Well fitting boots with thin ski socks (not cotton).  Thick wool socks lead to cold, sore feet.

Twin tips or jr GS (103-105mm tip, 66-68mm waist, 86-89mm tail) skis are preferred.  Recommend lease packages from local shops.

Helmets are required during all training