SKI SKILL INSTRUCTION RUBRIC

 

 

OUTSTANDING 5

COMPETENT 4

EMERGING 2-3

NON-MASTERY

Physical ski skill

Demonstrates outstanding physical knowledge of skill.

Demonstrates competent physical knowledge of skill.

Demonstrates partial physical knowledge of skill.

Demonstrates lack of physical knowledge of skill.

Verbal ski skill knowledge

Provides clear and accurate physical skill verbal descriptions; creative use of language to communicate physical skill.

Provides clear and accurate physical skill verbal descriptions.

Provides partially

accurate physical skill verbal descriptions.

Demonstrates poor physical skill verbal descriptions.

Ski skill coaching

Perceptive and accurate individual skill coaching.

 

General to group skill coaching

Partial ability to provide skill coaching (group or individual coaching)

Inadequate or misguided skill coaching

Ski skill instruction site

Highly suitable site chosen for instruction, demonstration and/or observation

Suitable site chosen for instruction, demonstration and/or observation

Suitable site for one of the lesson elements:  instruction, demonstration or observation

Site not suitable.

Outdoor education methodology

Employs creative and high quality outdoor leadership methods.

Employs quality outdoor leadership methods.

Employs adequate outdoor leadership methods.

Does not employ outdoor leadership methods.

 

Physical skill = accurate ski technique.

Skill coaching = providing verbal reinforcement or correction for appropriate/inappropriate ski techniques.

Outdoor leadership methods in this case means, risk management, group management, activity management, time management (15 minutes max. 10 min. is adequate), use of voice, use of activity to keeper skiers engaged, etc.

Site = place at Bagley best for your instruction—Think about the condition of the hill last week, perhaps not the best place for skill instruction!?  It is your responsibility to find the best site, given the weather conditions, for your instruction.

 

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