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AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL SNOWSPORT INSTRUCTORS

SNOW PRO JUNE 2014

Welcome to Winter 2014! In This Issue Membership Important Dates

Important Information Noticeboard AGM Notice New Office Location Japan New Manuals Trainer’s Co-ordination 2014 Calendar Pro- Deals Merchandise


MEMBERSHIP! As an APSI member you will receive:

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A membership card An ISIA stamp (when criteria has been met) Instructor training and certification Website access Online shop Sodergren scholarship opportunities Educational materials Branded merchandise SnowPro magazine Membership information services Pro-deals and links to retailers Access to the latest technical information

Plus lots more! Don’t forget: to attend any APSI run events you must be a current member of the APSI. To check if you need to renew, log in to the online shop and go to ‘my membership.’ The easiest way to renew is online! But we’re happy to help you over the phone too. 2014 Membership Price List: 1 Year Full Membership: $120.00 3 Year Full Membership: $270.00 1 Year New Membership: $95.00 1 Year Associate Membership: $70.00


NEW!

Order your copy today at: shop.apsi.net.au/training-manuals Available to pick up in resort or mailed to your address

We’ve been working hard this Summer to produce brand new Alpine and Snowboard teaching manuals! The manuals include heaps of new material, the most up to date information on teaching snowsports and for the first time are printed in colour!


MEMBERSHIP! As an APSI member you will receive:

           

A membership card An ISIA stamp (when criteria has been met) Instructor training and certification Website access Online shop Sodergren scholarship opportunities Educational materials Branded merchandise SnowPro magazine Membership information services Pro-deals and links to retailers Access to the latest technical information

Don’t forget: to attend any APSI run events you must be a current member of the APSI. To check if you need to renew, log in to the online shop and go to ‘my membership.’ The easiest way to renew is online! But we’re happy to help you over the phone too.

2014 Membership Price List: 1 Year Full Membership: $120.00 3 Year Full Membership: $270.00 1 Year New Membership: $95.00

Plus lots more!

1 Year Associate Membership: $70.00

Important Information and Dates

Notice Board

New Alpine & Snowboard Teaching Manuals Pre-order now $95.00

First Aid Providers Apply First Aid Eden Monaro Cooma and Jindabyne Ph: 0412 579 517 Email: jindyfirstaid@hotmail.com

Trainer’s Coordination 11-12 June, NSW Register online

Bright Adult Education Ph: 03 5750 1243 Email: admin@brightadulteducation.org.au

Annual General Meeting 11 June - Thredbo - 5pm

Avalanche Training Mountainlife.jp

Spring Session Dates Alpine 30-31 Aug, Hotham Alpine: 13-14 Sept, Perisher Snowboard: 13-14 Sept, Perisher Telemark: 30 Aug, Hotham

Email: damian@mountainlife.jp Website

Theory Exam Dates Snowboard: 15 August Alpine: 16 August


Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Professional Snow Sport Instructors Inc. To be held on 11 June 2014 at 5pm at the Kosciuszko Room (TBC), Thredbo, NSW Agenda items, proxy voting and nomination forms to be sent to the APSI Office by close of business on June 4th 2014. Please email apsi@apsi.net.au or mail to PO Box 131 Jindabyne, 2627. Notice of Election of the following positions: Snowboard Technical Director (Four year term) Treasurer (Four year term) Snowsport School Directors Representative (One year term) Resorts Representative (One year term) Nomination Forms and Proxy Voting Forms must be returned to the APSI office by the close of business on June 4th Download the Constitution Download the By-Laws The AGM Agenda and 2013 Financials will be available to members from June 5th 2014

New Office Location The APSI office has moved! We are now located at

Unit 3/1 Penders Court Jindabyne


The APSI visits Japan Another good year of courses and exams in Japan! We held alpine level one, two and three courses and all level exams (with a level four resit). Well done to all those that were successful in achieving their first instructing qualification or furthering their education. We look forward to being able to offer this service to you again in the future thanks to the continuing support of NBS and NISS.

2014 Trainer’s Co-ordination We feel that the APSI provides a great product to our members and it is our trainer’s coordination that allows us to enhance the upcoming year’s program. Everyone involved in providing training this season, whether in their resort or for the APSI is expected to attend trainer’s coordination, please register for the event so we can plan for numbers. Tuesday 10th June, indoors at Thredbo (APSI Employees Only) Wednesday 11th June, indoors at Thredbo

Thursday 12th June, outdoors at Perisher

Register! Go to http://shop.apsi.net.au -> Trainers


2014 Calendar

Alpine Level One

Event

Resort

Date

Cost (inc. GST)

Course & Exam

Perisher

24-27 June

$880

Course & Exam

Mt.Hotham

24-27 June

$880

Course & Exam

Thredbo

25-28 June

$880

Course & Exam

Mt.Buller

15-18 July

$880

Course & Exam

Thredbo

15-18 July

$880

Course & Exam

Perisher

9-10 & 16-17 August

$880

Course & Exam Course & Exam

Thredbo Mt.Hotham

28-31 August 28-31 August

$880 $880

Staff Exam Staff Exam

Mt.Buller Falls Creek

18 June 24 June

$245 $245

Staff Exam

Perisher

27 June

$245

Staff Exam

Mt.Hotham

27 June

$245

Staff Exam

Thredbo

28 June

$245

Staff Exam

Mt.Buller

18 July

$245

Staff Exam

Thredbo

18 July

$245

Staff Exam

Perisher

17 August

$245

Staff Exam

Thredbo

31 August

$245

Staff Exam

Mt.Hotham

31 August

$245

Level Two Event

Resort

Date

Cost (inc. GST)

Resit

Falls Creek

14-15 June

$115/ unit

Course

Mt.Hotham

29-31 August

$375

Exam

Mt.Hotham

1-2 September

$465

Course

Perisher

8-10 September

$375

Exam

Perisher

11-12 September

$465

Level Three Event

Resort

Date

Cost (inc. GST)

Resit

Falls Creek

16-17 June

$115/ unit

Course

Perisher

14-18 July

$630

Course

Mt.Hotham

21-25 July

$630

Course

Thredbo

21-25 July

$630

Course

Falls Creek

28 July-1 August

$630

Exam

Mt.Hotham

3-4 September

$465

Exam

Thredbo

9-10 September

$465

Level Four Event

Resort

Date

Cost (inc. GST)

Course (Teach&Demo)

Mt.Hotham

21-25 July

$630

Course (Teach&Demo)

Thredbo

28 July-1 August

$630

Course (Race&Freeski)

Mt.Hotham

4-8 August

$630

Prep Day

Mt.Hotham

8 August

$145

Resit

Mt.Hotham

9-10 August

$115/ unit

Course (Race&Freeski)

Perisher

1-5 September

$630

Prep Day

Perisher

5 September

$145

Exam

Perisher

6-8 September

$650


2014 Calendar

Snowboard Level One

Activity

Resort

Date

Cost

Course & Exam

Perisher

13-16 June

$880

Course & Exam Course & Exam

Perisher Mt.Buller

9-10 & 16-17 August 30 August-2 September

$880 $880

Course & Exam Course & Exam

Perisher Mt.Hotham

4-7 September 22-25 July

$880 $880

Staff Exam Staff Exam

Perisher Mt.Buller

16 June 18 June

$245 $245

Staff Exam Staff Exam

Falls Creek Perisher

23 June 27 June

$245 $245

Staff Exam Staff Exam

Mt.Hotham Thredbo

27 June 28 June

$245 $245

Staff Exam Staff Exam

Mt.Hotham Perisher

25 July 17 August

$245 $245

Staff Exam Staff Exam

Mt.Buller Perisher

2 September 7 September

$245 $245

Level Two Activity

Resort

Date

Cost

Resit Exam

Perisher Mt.Buller

17-18 July 3-4 September

$115/ unit $465

Exam

Perisher

11-12 September

$465

Level Three Activity

Resort

Date

Cost

Resit Course

Perisher Mt.Hotham

18-19 July 21-25 July

$115/ unit ($200/ teach) $630

Exam

Thredbo

8-10 September

$465

Level Four Activity Course (Block A)

Resort Thredbo

Date 28 July-1 August

Cost $630

Course (Block B) Exam

Perisher Perisher

18-22 August 27-29 August

$630 $650

APSI events may be changed or cancelled

Please check the APSI online shop for the most current information. The APSI reserves the right to reschedule or cancel events if less than 5 candidates have registered or if there is insufficient snow. Please read the APSI conditions of use for more information.


2014 Calendar

Telemark

Activity

Resort

Date

Cost

Level 1 Course & Exam Level 1 Course & Exam

Perisher Falls Creek

19-20 July 26-27 July

$580 $580

Level 2 Course Level 2 Course

Perisher Falls Creek

4-7 August 25-28 August

$500 $500

Level 3 Course Level 2-3-4 Exam

Perisher Falls Creek

1-5 September 29 August

$630 $245

Level 2-3-4 Exam

Perisher

12 September

$245

Nordic Activity

Resort

Date

Cost

Level 1 Course & Exam Level 1 Course & Exam

Perisher Perisher

14-15 July 12-13 August

$517 $517

Level 1 Course & Exam Level 2 Course Level 2 Course Level 2 Course Level 3 Course Level 2-3-4 Exam

VIC Perisher Perisher VIC Perisher Perisher

TBC 8-10 July 12-14 August TBC 1-4 July 22 July

$517 $385 $385 $385 $500 $245

Level 2-3-4 Exam Level 2-3-4 Exam

Perisher VIC

20 August TBC

$245 $245

Recall Day

Perisher

12 July

$145

Adaptive Activity

Resort

Date

Cost

Adaptive Exam Adaptive Exam

Perisher Falls Creek

20 August 22 August

$245 $245

Other Activity Alpine Rookie Selection

Resort Thredbo

Date 9 June

Cost N/A

Trainer’s Coordination AGM

Thredbo/Perisher Thredbo

11-12 June 11 June (5:00 pm)

N/A N/A

Snowboard Theory Exam Alpine Theory Exam

All All

15 August 16 August

included in exam ($115 resit) included in Exam ($115 resit)

Alpine Spring Session Telemark Spring Session

Mt. Hotham Mt. Hotham

30-31 August 30 August

$95/day $95

Alpine Spring Session Snowboard Spring Session Telemark Spring Session

Perisher Perisher Perisher

13-14 September 13-14 September 13 September

$95/ day $95/ day $95


PRO DEALS Pro-deals are exclusive to current financial APSI members only. APSI offer numerous pro-deals through participating partners to current APSI members and working instructors. You can save up to 20% and 50% off recommended retail price on equipment subject to supplier offerings and availability. Don’t forget in most cases you need to be able to provide the supplier with your current membership card, an APSI pro-form and proof of employment at your snowsports school to obtain these pro-deals. Check out the pro-deal page on the APS shop for details of the current pro-deals available! Some of the pro-deal suppliers include:

APSI Merchandise Check out the merchandise page for details of the APSI branded merchandise available to our members including:

-Hoodies

-Fleece s

-Puff Vests

-Socks

-Softshells

-Alpine Progression Books

-Demo Videos (USB)

-Puff Jackets


APSI GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES THE SPONSORSHIP OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS

APSI PARTNERS


GET IN TOUCH! PO BOX 131 JINDABYNE NSW 2627 (02)6456 1255 APSI@APSI.NET.AU FACEBOOK.COM/APSI.INC

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