Pathways in Adaptive Sport

Athletes
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Eligibility
Criteria

Start to compete

Adaptive Snowsports National Championships

Special Olympic events

Training - training with local ski area high performance group.

Functional Impairment

Intellectual disability*

Skied before

Skied before

Skied before

Regional Competition

Local Ski Area Events

Special Olympic events

ParaFed events

Group Events

*Intellectual disability

Physical disability

 

Competed before or intermediate skier / snowboarder

National Competition

Adaptive Snowsports National Championships

Special Olympics


Selection by regional Special Olympics

Train to High Performance

Cardrona High Performance

International Training Facilities

IPC Continental Cups

Special Olympics Training

Performance at National Level.

IPC classification

Special Olympics member

Acceptance by facility

Selection by Adaptive Snow Sports

Selection by National Special Olympics.

Perform

World Cup Circuit

WSF World Cups

Special Olympics World Winter Games

IPC classification

Special Olympics member

IPC points

Selection by Special Olympics NZ

National Competition

Adaptive Snowsports National Championships

Special Olympics

 

Selection by regional Special Olympics

Train to High Performance

Cardrona High Performance

International Training Facilities

IPC Continental Cups

Special Olympics Training

Performance at National Level.

IPC classification

Special Olympics member

Acceptance by facility

Selection by Adaptive Snow Sports

Selection by National Special Olympics.

Perform

World Cup Circuit

WSF World Cups

Special Olympics World Winter Games

IPC classification

Special Olympics member

IPC points

Selection by Special Olympics NZ

Excel

Winter Performance Programme

Winter X Games

Paralympics

Olympics

Carded athlete

IPC Classification

 

 

Points

selection by Paralympic NZ

selection by NZ Olympic Committee

Adaptive Instuctor
Options
Eligibility
Criteria

Train & learn

NZQA 4590

Volunteer Training

Passion for life

Intermediate skier / boarder

(note: in NZ only trained instructors can tether on a snowboard)

Adaptive Instructor

NZSIA Level I Instructor

NZSIA Level II Instructor

 

 

 

Level I or equiv Snowboard or Ski Instructor

Level II or equiv Snowboard or Ski Instructor

Adaptive Examiner

Adaptive Trainer Exam

NZ Resident

NZSIA Level II Adaptive Instructor & Trainer

Coach

Special Olympics

Passion for workingwith Special Olympics Athletes

Training modules ONLINE

Coach

Level One

Passion for coaching

Instructor

Development Coach

Level Two

Passion for coaching

Adaptive Instructor or experienced coach

High Performance Coach

Level Three

Experience in coaching & adaptive athletes

Adaptive Instructor or experienced coach

IPC Classification

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Eligibility

Criteria

Beginner classifier

Level One Alpine Ski Racing Classification Certificate

Level One Para-Snowboard

NZ Resident

Physio or similar knowledge; Intermediate skier

National Alpine Ski Classifier

Level One Alpine Ski Racing Classification Certificate

Level One Para-Snowboard

Experience

Level One Classification

International IPC Classifier

International Alpine Ski Racing

Level Two Classification Certificate

LevelTwo Para-Snowboard

International Experience

Level Two classification