The concepts and progressions within this manual are tried and tested, and have been developed over many years. They have been used by thousands of instructors both within New Zealand and around the world.
Indicators and icons are used throughout this manual to identify the type of content or the point at which a concept is first introduced…
The indicators below are used to identify the first point within the education pathway that a particular concept is introduced. These concepts are then carried through to the following levels of certification and often explored in more detail.
Note that all content from Level One upwards is considered relevant for the Trainer’s Certification. Further concepts that are not included within this manual are also explored at that stage of development.
Level One Certification
Level Two Certification
Level Three Certification
Children’s Teaching Certification
Terrain Park Certification
The progression icons below can be used as a quick searching tool to get ideas or find specific content quickly.
What, Why, How – An example verbal description for how to present a task.
Technical Know-how – To create a more detailed understanding for instructors.
Teaching Tactics – Methods and tips for managing your students.
Corrective Teaching – Common inefficiencies and some simple corrective steps.
Self Reflection – Questions to ask yourself as the instructor.
Further written contributions from:
Photographic contributions from:
NZski – Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt
Cardona / Treble Cone
Digital layout by 360 New Zealand.
Video editing by 360 New Zealand and Josh Duncan-Smith.
Infographic design by Sam Liggins and 360 New Zealand.
Editing and proofreading by Alex Kerr.
Cath Taylor, Dalmau Consulting
The majority of content from the previous 2017 printed manual was refreshed and updated, with some major new concepts in Section A including:
Activity-Analyse-Adapt Teaching Cycle in Structuring Lessons