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SVSEF Team Descriptions 


2014-15 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

  • 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 two days/week (45 days/season) on snow and 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 one after school training session each week (Fridays) on Baldy.  The Prep team averages 59 days on snow and winter Air Barn sessions. Fall dryland at the Airbarn is offered at an additional cost.

 

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) averaging 59 days/season on snow and winter Air Barn sessions. Fall dryland sessions are offered at an additional cost.
  • Water ramp camp possible, August each year
  • Athletes train on Baldy mtn- moguls, all mountain (off piste terrain) Dollar mtn - halfpipe/terrain park features


2014-15 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


  • 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