Little Shredders School Program

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Shredding the Slopes in the Classroom – Program Equipment and Coaching provided by SnowSports ACT

Little Shredders provides the opportunity for students in primary school to learn the basics of snowsports from the convenience of the school yard through game based learning.

The program utilises custom-made modified equipment built specifically for use in the school yard, and is an introductory program that teaches children the fundamental skills and knowledge to prepare them for an on-snow experience.

SnowSports ACT is offering your school the opportunity to hire the Equipment Kits for free. Teachers can deliver the program with lesson plans available. SnowSports ACT can also supply coaches to teach the program at your school at a subsidised rate. Please contact SnowSports ACT for a quote.

Wendy Olsen – 0422 240 483 I info@snowsportsact.com.au 

 

what is little shredders

Snow sports are a sport for life; no matter your age or physical capability; you are able to participate and spend time with your family and friends on the slopes. As a sport with specific and technical skill requirements; it is essential that children learn the basics at an early age to begin the development of key skills that will foster a lifelong love of snow sports.

Little Shredders is a participation program developed by Ski and Snowboard Australia (SSA) and the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) as an approved ‘Sporting Schools’ activity. The program brings the basics of snow sports to primary schools and community organisations. Kids will have fun and learn lots of new skills like agility, balance and snow safety.

The program is for Primary Schools only.

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The Program Explained

Little Shredders is focused on introducing children of all ages to snow sports with the aim of developing children’s knowledge, physical preparedness and confidence to go to the snow and participate in Australia’s coolest sport.

Little Shredders introduces a curriculum of fun and inclusive off-snow modules, delivered in the school ground, to prepare children for an on snow experience. These modules cover such skills as snow sport specific balance, technique, equipment and snow safe knowledge together with spacial awareness exercises in a fun team environment.

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Who can coach or deliver Little Shredders?

Little Shredders can be delivered by a teacher or SnowSports ACT can provide you with a coach.

If teachers are delivering the program, there are two key resources available that provide a clear structure to be able to learn and deliver the curriculum effectively.

How to get Little Shredders to your school
Register your interest by contacting SnowSports ACT. There are two options to choose:
OPTION ONE – Hire the Little Shredders Equipment and a Teacher delivers the program

OPTION TWO – Hire the Little Shredders Equipment and a SnowSports ACT coach will deliver the program for your school. How many lessons and when the program will be delivered can be negotiated.

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After completing the program, students will receive a Golden Ticket!

The Golden Ticket initiative provides the opportunity for every child that completes a Little Shredders program to have an on-snow experience of their very own at no cost, which includes:

  • –  2-day lift pass
  • –  2-day equipment hire (skiing or snowboarding; dependant on terms and conditions)
  • –  Lessons from qualified instructor
    At the resort of your choice, being either Charlotte Pass, Perisher, Selwyn Snow Resort and Thredbo* Please note that details of the Golden Ticket offer are different for each resort. Please ensure that you read the resort information page when redeeming your ticket to get specific details of dates that cannot be redeemed, specific age restrictions and other important information.More InformationContact SnowSports ACT at info@snowsportsact.com.au or ring Wendy on 0422 240 483.  Visit the Little Shredders Website

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