Snowboard Instructor Courses (CASI)

CASI ACMS

CASI SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSES IN HAKUBA JAPAN

LEVEL 1, 2 & 3 SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSES & CERTIFICATION IN HAKUBA


CASI stands for the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors. Internationally recognized, a Level 1 instructor certificate from CASI is a great first step to beginning a snowsports career, the Level 2 is a significant next step, and the Level 3 requires serious investment in time both training and teaching. Facilitated by internationally recognized CASI Instructor Trainers, we have certified hundreds if not thousands of instructors here in Evergreen, Hakuba - you could be next!


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LEVEL 1 COURSES


CASI LEVEL 1
CASI LEVEL 1 - 中文
CASI LEVEL 1 - 粤语

LEVEL 2 COURSES


CASI LEVEL 2
CASI LEVEL 2 - 中文

LEVEL 3 COURSES


CASI LEVEL 3

CASI LEVEL 1 SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSE

You should take this course if you love to snowboard, and have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding. You should be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group.

Teaching criteria

Please watch the Level 1 Riding Standards Video and the teaching theory to get an idea of what is expected.

Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course.

Riding criteria

Course Registration

Please note that registrations for the course are made 10 days before the course starts. You will receive complementary information, including access to the online e-course, approximately 7 days before the course begins.

Dates 2023/2024

CASI 1 Package:
(2 prep days + CASI Level 1 Course 3 days. Total 5 days):
  • March:
    • 8 to 12 (SOLD OUT)
    • 21 to 25(SOLD OUT)
CASI 1 Course:
(3 days of CASI Level 1 Course):
  • March:
    • 23 to 25 (SOLD OUT)
    CASI 1 Prep:
    (2 days of prep course for CASI Level 1 Course):
    • March:
      • 8 to 9 (SOLD OUT)
      • 21 to 22 (SOLD OUT)

      Prices 2023/2024

      CASI 1 Package: 159,500JPY
      CASI 1 Course: 125,000JPY
      CASI 1 Prep Training: 59,500JPY

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      Location

      CASI Level 1 Programs will be running at Tsugaike Kogen Ski Resort


      CASI LEVEL 1 SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSE with Chinese (Mandarin) translator

      You should take this course if you love to snowboard, and have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding. You should be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group. We have courses available with Mandarin or Cantonese translators!

      Teaching criteria

      Please watch the Level 1 Riding Standards Video and the teaching theory to get an idea of what is expected.

      Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course.

      Riding criteria

      Course Registration

      Please note that registrations for the course are made 10 days before the course starts. You will receive complementary information, including access to the online e-course, approximately 7 days before the course begins.

      Dates 2023/2024

      CASI 1 Package with CH (Mandarin) translator:
      (2 prep days + 1 day off + CASI Level 1 Course 5 days. Total 8 days):
      • March:
        • 6 to 13 (SOLD OUT)
        • 14 to 21 (SOLD OUT)
        CASI 1 Course with CH (Mandarin) translator:
        (CASI Level 1 Course 5 days. Total 5 days):
        • March:
          • 17 to 21 (SOLD OUT)
          CASI 1 prep course with CH (Mandarin) translator:
          (2 prep days. Total 2 days):
          • March:
            • 6 to 7  (SOLD OUT)
            • 14 to 15 (SOLD OUT)

            Prices 2023/2024

            CASI 1 Package with Mandarin Translator: 210,000JPY
            CASI 1 Course with Mandarin Translator: 175,000JPY
            CASI 1 Prep Training with Mandarin Translator: 64,500JPY

            Book now

            Location

            CASI Level 1 Programs will be running at Tsugaike Kogen Ski Resort


            CASI LEVEL 1 SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSE with Chinese (Cantonese) translator

            You should take this course if you love to snowboard, and have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding. You should be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group. We have courses available with Mandarin or Cantonese translators!

            Teaching criteria

            Please watch the Level 1 Riding Standards Video and the teaching theory to get an idea of what is expected.

            Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course.

            Riding criteria

            Course Registration

            Please note that registrations for the course are made 10 days before the course starts. You will receive complementary information, including access to the online e-course, approximately 7 days before the course begins.

            Dates 2023/2024

            Course not available for 2023/2024 season

            Prices 2023/2024

            CASI 1 Package with Cantonese Translator: 210,000JPY
            CASI 1 Course with Cantonese Translator: 175,000JPY
            CASI 1 Prep Training with Cantonese Translator: 64,500JPY

            Book now

            Location

            CASI Level 1 Programs will be running at Tsugaike Kogen Ski Resort


            CASI LEVEL 2 SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSE

            You should take this course if you are a Level 1 Instructor with some teaching experience, love to teach, and have a desire to take your teaching skills to the next level. You should be confident and comfortable demonstrating intermediate to advanced riding in corresponding terrain.

            Teaching criteria


            Riding criteria

            Requirements

            Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course.

            Please note that registrations for the course are made 10 days before the course starts. You will receive complementary information, including access to the online e-course, approximately 7 days before the course begins.

            Existing CASI or CSIA members must pay membership dues at least 14 days before the course start date. Failure to pay dues may result in booking forfeiture with a 100% cancellation fee. For dual members (CASI & CSIA); please note membership dues must be paid at least 14 days prior to the course start date. For dual members of both CASI and CSIA, please ensure membership dues are paid through the CSIA website https://www.snowpro.com/en/ at least 14 days prior to the course start date. If these remain unpaid Evergreen Alpine Academy reserves the right to forfeit bookings with 100% cancellation fee applied.

            Dates 2023/2024

            CASI 2 Package:
            (2 prep days + 1 day off + CASI Level 1 Course 4 days. Total 7 days):
            • March:
              • 7 to 13 (SOLD OUT)
              CASI 2 Course:
              (CASI Level 2 Course 4 days. Total 4 days):
                CASI 2 Prep course:

                  Prices 2023/2024


                  CASI 2 Package: 210,000JPY
                  CASI 2 Course: 154,500JPY
                  CASI 2 Prep Training: 59,500JPY

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                  Location

                  CASI Level 2 Programs will be running at Iwatake Ski Resort


                  CASI LEVEL 2 SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSE with Chinese Translator

                  You should take this course if you are a Level 1 Instructor with some teaching experience, love to teach, and have a desire to take your teaching skills to the next level. You should be confident and comfortable demonstrating intermediate to advanced riding in corresponding terrain.

                  Teaching criteria

                  Riding criteria

                  Requirements

                  Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course.

                  Please note that registrations for the course are made 10 days before the course starts. You will receive complementary information, including access to the online e-course, approximately 7 days before the course begins.

                  Existing CASI or CSIA members must pay membership dues at least 14 days before the course start date. Failure to pay dues may result in booking forfeiture with a 100% cancellation fee. For dual members (CASI & CSIA); please note membership dues must be paid at least 14 days prior to the course start date. For dual members of both CASI and CSIA, please ensure membership dues are paid through the CSIA website https://www.snowpro.com/en/ at least 14 days prior to the course start date. If these remain unpaid Evergreen Alpine Academy reserves the right to forfeit bookings with 100% cancellation fee applied.

                  Dates 2023/2024

                  CASI 2 Course with CH (Mandarin) Translator:
                  (CASI Level 1 Course 7 days. Total 7 days):
                  • March:
                    • 15 - 21

                    Prices 2023/2024

                    CASI 2 Course with Mandarin Translator: 235,000JPY

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                    Location

                    CASI Level 2 Programs will be running at Iwatake Ski Resort


                    CASI LEVEL 3 SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSE

                    You should take this course if you are an advanced snowboarder who has passed the Level 2 certification, and are an interested in teaching advanced students and begin to train other instructors. The goal of the Level 3 course is to develop a skills-based and situational teaching approach for high-level snowboarding. Also, an understanding of CASI technique and methodology and an introduction to instructor training will be developed. It combines practical snowboard teaching methods, technical understanding and development, as well as development of analysis and session planning skills.

                    Riding criteria

                    Please watch the Level 3 criteria videos embedded here to get an idea of what is expected.

                    Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course or book a private session.

                    The certification of CASI Level 1 Park is a requirement to join in CASI Level 3 course.


                    Course Registration

                    Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course.

                    Please note that registrations for the course are made 10 days before the course starts. You will receive complementary information, including access to the online e-course, approximately 7 days before the course begins.

                    Existing CASI or CSIA members must pay membership dues at least 14 days before the course start date. Failure to pay dues may result in booking forfeiture with a 100% cancellation fee. For dual members (CASI & CSIA); please note membership dues must be paid at least 14 days prior to the course start date. For dual members of both CASI and CSIA, please ensure membership dues are paid through the CSIA website https://www.snowpro.com/en/ at least 14 days prior to the course start date. If these remain unpaid Evergreen Alpine Academy reserves the right to forfeit bookings with 100% cancellation fee applied.

                    Dates 2023/2024

                    CASI 3 Course:
                    (CASI Level 3 Course 5 days. Total 5 days):
                      CASI 3 Exam:
                      (CASI Level 3 Exam 3 days. Total 3 days):
                        CASI 3 Exam 1 single component:

                        Prices 2023/2024

                        CASI 3 Course

                        235,000JPY

                        CASI 3 Exams (3 days, 3 components)

                        150,000JPY

                        CASI 3 Exam (1 component)

                        75,000JPY per component


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                        Location

                        CASI Level 3 Programs will be running at Happo One Ski Resort & Hakuba 47. Some days of the course will be in each resort


                        PARK INSTRUCTOR 1 COURSE

                        You should take this course if you are a Level 1 instructor with a love of freestyle snowboarding. You should have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding in the park safely and successfully. You should also be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group.

                        Requirements

                        Please watch the Park Instructor Riding Standards Video embedded here to get an idea of what is expected.

                        Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course.

                        Course Registration

                        Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course.

                        Please note that registrations for the course are made 10 days before the course starts. You will receive complementary information, including access to the online e-course, approximately 7 days before the course begins.

                        Existing CASI or CSIA members must pay membership dues at least 14 days before the course start date. Failure to pay dues may result in booking forfeiture with a 100% cancellation fee. For dual members (CASI & CSIA); please note membership dues must be paid at least 14 days prior to the course start date. For dual members of both CASI and CSIA, please ensure membership dues are paid through the CSIA website https://www.snowpro.com/en/ at least 14 days prior to the course start date. If these remain unpaid Evergreen Alpine Academy reserves the right to forfeit bookings with 100% cancellation fee applied.

                        Dates 2023/2024

                        CASI 1 Park Course:
                        (CASI Level 1 Park Course 2 days. Total 2 days):

                          Prices 2023/2024

                          CASI Park 1 Course: 120,000JPY
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                          Location

                          CASI Park Programs will be running at Iwatake. Some days of the course will be in each resort

                          PARK INSTRUCTOR 1 COURSE (with Chinese translator)

                          You should take this course if you are a Level 1 instructor with a love of freestyle snowboarding. You should have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding in the park safely and successfully. You should also be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group.

                          Requirements

                          Please watch the Park Instructor Riding Standards Video embedded here to get an idea of what is expected.

                          Passing the exam is not guaranteed. If you are not confident you meet the level we highly recommend you attend the Prep Course.

                          Dates 2023/2024

                          Course not available for 2023/2024 season

                          Prices 2023/2024

                          CASI Park 1 with Mandarin Translator Course: 165,000JPY

                          Re-Test Exams

                          As we aim to create good professionals and develop the snowsports industry, we have create a big program for re-test exams for Level 1 & Level 2 CASI courses.

                          Requirements


                          Dates 2023/2024


                          Level 1 Retest ENG:

                          March:15th

                          Level 2 Retest ENG:

                          March: 13th

                          Prices 2023/2024


                          Level 1 Prep Riding Retest (1 Day): 29,750JPY
                          Level 1 Retest: 49,500JPY
                          Level 1 Retest with Mandarin translator: 59,500JPY
                          Level 2 Retest: 49,500JPY
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                          Academy Private lessons

                          Private lessons with EAA trainers


                          Customize training to improve your skills. Get ready for your Level 1, 2 or 3.

                          mini ski season in hakuba

                          What Is Included

                          • CASI evaluator training
                          • Election of component for training (technical, pedagogy, riding)
                          • Customize training
                          • Video session available per request

                          What Is NOT Included

                          • Lift ticket.
                          • Meals.
                          • Accommodation.
                          • Equipment/gear

                          Dates

                          Daily (depending on instructor availability).

                          Early bookings are recommended in order to reserve the trainer/coach.

                          Prices 2023/2024

                          Private full day:
                          ¥89,000 (1 to 3 pax)
                          ¥99,000 (4 to 6 pax)

                          6 hours riding + 1 hour lunch break (8.00 to 15.00)

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