mt hotham snowboarding programs

Hotham Snowboards Inc. Programs and Coaching

HSi offers a variety of Ski and Snowboard Australia accredited programs, to cater to various competitive and personal goals. From introductory programs aimed to encourage and inspire young athletes, to full season competitive development programs.
Our focus is for athletes to ride together in a fun environment, aiming to progress as much as they can in whichever snowboarding discipline.
Athletes will learn advanced snowboarding skills, create friendships and most importantly, love the sport of snowboarding even more.
HSi 2017 programs include:

School Holiday Program

School holiday programs are available to any athlete young rider who is ready for a challenge!
Riders must be able to ride the whole mountain and have progressed to the highest level of ski school.
The first week will set strong skill based foundations for athletes to ride in a variety of conditions and terrain. With the second week developing and furthering their understanding of the biomechanics of efficient and fun snowboarding.
These programs will predominately encompass freeriding and freestyle (snow dependant).
Week 3 will continue these focuses with an emphasis on riders’ personal riding goals and upcoming events.

Week 1

  • Commences Monday 3rd July 2017
  • Cost – $860.00
  • Duration 6 days
  • Includes Membership
  • Includes HSi Hoodie

Week 2

  • Commences Monday 10th July 2017
  • Cost – $860.00
  • Duration 6 days
  • Includes Membership
  • Includes HSi Hoodie

Week 3

  • Commences Saturday 23rd September 2017
  • Cost – $860.00
  • Duration 6 days
  • Includes Membership
  • Includes HSi Hoodie

All participants must fill out the 2017 registration form.
If you have filled out the 2017 registration form already please press – ALREADY REGISTERED FOR 2017 button
If you haven’t please press – REGISTER FOR 2017 THEN BOOK button – this will take you to the registration form – on completion you can then purchase your program

July School Holiday Block

  • Commences Monday 3rd July 2017
  • Cost – $1,700
  • 12 Day Program
  • Includes Membership
  • Includes HSi Hoodie

All participants must fill out the 2017 registration form.
If you have filled out the 2017 registration form already please press – ALREADY REGISTERED FOR 2017 button
If you haven’t please press – REGISTER FOR 2017 THEN BOOK button – this will take you to the registration form – on completion you can then purchase your program

3 week School Holiday Package

  • Commences Monday 3rd July 2017
  • Cost – $2,500
  • 18 Day Program
  • Includes Membership
  • Includes HSi Hoodie

All participants must fill out the 2017 registration form.
If you have filled out the 2017 registration form already please press – ALREADY REGISTERED FOR 2017 button
If you haven’t please press – REGISTER FOR 2017 THEN BOOK button – this will take you to the registration form – on completion you can then purchase your program

All development programs are accredited by Ski & Snowboard Australia (SSA) as national pathway programs.

Development Program

30 day structured SSA Pathway coaching program

The 30 day Ski and snowboard Pathway program is a season long program based around skill development and progressing individual goals with the intention of competing both locally and nationally.
Athletes will be riding and progressing with friends and a range of our highly accomplished coaches. This program allows athletes to achieve their zone of proximal development progressing them in a variety of disciplines including racing, freestyle and freeriding. Athletes will also experience training time on closed race courses.

  • Commences Monday 3rd July 2017
  • Cost – $3,495.00
  • Includes Membership
  • Includes HSi Hoodie

Enrolment numbers permitting, an additional coach will be appointed to allow for specialised freestyle and racing disciplines or a Grom Squad.

All participants must fill out the 2017 registration form.
If you have filled out the 2017 registration form already please press – ALREADY REGISTERED FOR 2017 button
If you haven’t please press – REGISTER FOR 2017 THEN BOOK button – this will take you to the registration form – on completion you can then purchase your program

Drop In Days

Ad hoc weekend participation based on availability. Open to advanced and intermediate snowboarders who have progressed to the highest level of ski school. (Bookings are required 72 hours prior to program commencing – please contact Jon Steel)

  • Commences Saturday 22nd July 2017
  • Cost $150 per day plus additional one off membership fee of $30

All participants must fill out the 2017 registration form.
If you have filled out the 2017 registration form already please press – ALREADY REGISTERED FOR 2017 button
If you haven’t please press – REGISTER FOR 2017 THEN BOOK button – this will take you to the registration form – on completion you can then purchase your program

Private Coaching

Private coaching for athletes and snowboarders wanting to have a tailored program based around their specific goals, disciplines or competitions. Athlete numbers must not exceed more than 5 individuals to ensure adequate coach time per person.
At least 1 weeks’ notice is required if course time is necessary (snow and lift company dependant).

  • Program based on athlete’s needs
  • $680 per day

All participants must fill out the 2017 registration form.
If you have filled out the 2017 registration form already please press – ALREADY REGISTERED FOR 2017 button
If you haven’t please press – REGISTER FOR 2017 THEN BOOK button – this will take you to the registration form – on completion you can then purchase your program

Freestyle Fridays

Afternoon freestyle specific coaching sessions based on athlete’s individual goals, including trick progression as well as riding with some of the best coaches around. (Please note the program will only run if there are sufficient numbers therefore 2 days’ notice is advised please contact Jon Steel).

  • Commences Friday 21st July 2017
  • Cost $75 per 3 hour session (1.00pm – 3.00pm)

All participants must fill out the 2017 registration form.
If you have filled out the 2017 registration form already please press – ALREADY REGISTERED FOR 2017 button
If you haven’t please press – REGISTER FOR 2017 THEN BOOK button – this will take you to the registration form – on completion you can then purchase your program

General Information

Programmes commences Monday 3rd July.
Programmes finishes Sunday 28th September.

Meeting location for all programmes: 8.45am Swindlers bar, Hotham Central.

Athletes can either bring own packed lunch which we can store in a locker or can purchase lunch in Hotham Central.

Finishing location for all programmes: 3.00pm Swindlers bar, Hotham Central.

Equipment:
All athletes will have to provide their own equipment. Helmets are required by all athletes. SBX snowboards, protective layers and race layers are recommended if athlete will be competing in SBX & GS events.

It is of the utmost importance that we can ensure the coach to athlete ratio remains manageable, both for the quality of coaching, and the progression of athletes. From next week we All bookings unless advised otherwise must be made no later than 72 hours in advance. This will give us the best possible chance at securing additional coaches and maintain the quality product we’re striving to deliver. As much as we do not want to turn any athlete away, late bookings may be excluded depending on coach/athlete numbers, payments can either be refunded or can be used as credit for future dates.

Please Contact the Director of Coaching, Jon Steel, or the Club President Tom Burdekin to discuss enrolment if your athlete is new to the program.

Please Note: Programs are open to intermediate to advance snowboarders and subject to a discussion with the Director of Coaching to ascertain the athlete’s capability. That Hotham Snowboarders reserves the right to preclude participants whom may not have the required skill level or maturity to participate.

Contacts:
Jon Steel (Director of Coaching)
Jon.steel@hothamsnowboarders.com.au
0428 369 822

Tom Burdekin (President)
Tom.burdekin@hothamsnowboarders.com.au
0438 722 634

Nate Reis (Coach): 0478 502 159

Allie Coates (Coach): 0409 176 536

Terra Samson (Coach): 0499 340 615