defined as “how stoked we are.” Our level
of Skill could be defined as “how well we
felt we did at our goal.”
This whole process led to a self-made
high-energy dynamic. The session was
going! As the leader of the group, Olsson
was able to get us working on appropriate
skills without having to direct our activities
specifically. He was a facilitator, not just a
Olsson summarized the ideas and
results in the model like this, “Your will
can be high when you choose it yourself.
Then, if it’s a new skill you’re trying
to learn, it can be a little lower but you
can still be happy with it.” By letting
the learning experience unfold in this
way, you’ll be encouraging the session-energy to develop, making students
real and active participants in their
own learning, and having a better time
yourself as a more creative instructor.
A member of the AASI Snowboard Team
since 2000, Gregg Davis has been an
instructor at Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski
and Ride School for the past 15 years.
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