CCOG for PE 184L Summer 2024

Course Number:
PE 184L
Course Title:
Advanced Snowboard Skiing
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Course Description

Development of snowboarding skills at higher speeds, varied and difficult terrain. Includes instruction in park riding, freestyle, or powder. Emphasizes safe boarding in challenging conditions. Recommended: Intermediate snowboard skiing or equivalent. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

An orientation session will be held at the college to collect fees, distribute tickets and answer questions. At the ski area, students will be placed in small classes with other students of similar ability. Classes will be conducted each of the five weeks on snow at the ski area. Lab/practice time will be available to supplement class time with the instructor, and independent practice is of the utmost importance. In addition to boarding skills, safety and snowboard skiing etiquette will also be emphasized.Students must provide appropriate clothing for winter weather in the mountain ski areas.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course the students should be able to:

  1. Refine skills of advanced snowboarding
  2. Improve physical conditioning and develop a skill for lifelong health and wellness
  3. Demonstrate skills of advanced boarding
  4. Demonstrate flexion/extension movements in the ankles, knees, and hips
  5. Demonstrate pressure distribution through leg and foot actions

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Attendance
  2. Active participation and effort in class

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)


  1. Equipment Selection
  2. Benefits of physically active lifestyle
  3. Boarding at higher speed
  4. Park Riding
  5. Safety Considerations: weather, terrain, snow conditions
  6. Competitive opportunities
  7. Freestyle
  8. Refinement of all snowboarding skills


  1. Demonstrate advanced balance, rotary, edging and pressure control movements
  2. Demonstrate level terrain turning
  3. Demonstrate walking/climbing
  4. Demonstrate skating/straight sliding
  5. Demonstrate sideslipping/skidding, toe and heel side
  6. Demonstrate skidded traverse, both directions
  7. Demonstrate standing skidded stops, both directions
  8. Demonstrate linked turns across the fall line, connected by a skidded traverse
  9. Demonstrate linked turns with no connecting traverse