Course Descriptions



Introduction to Ski Instruction

Credit(s): 1

RRM 135 provides thorough training in all aspects of entry-level ski instruction. It combines indoor theory with outdoor application and will cover topics such as interpersonal communication in the lesson environment, the Skills concept for snow sports, building logical progressions, group management and interaction, movement analysis, and giving feedback and creating change. It also includes on-snow clinics, personal ski/snowboard improvements clinics, and class observation/shadowing. This course is useful for anyone interested in a career in the recreation industry as it provides a front-line look at how to manage the guest experience in a variety of ways and situations. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Lecture: 8 hours Lab: 16 hours