The Vasa Ski Club is hosting our 8th annual Midwest Nordic Rendezvous at Hickory Meadows in Traverse City, MI on January 6 & 7, 2024. There are two overlapping events: (1) A set of ski clinics where you can improve your classic and/or skate skiing skills and (2) a set of clinics for learning how to teach skiing and to work toward your PSIA Level 1 Certification.
Our guest XC ski instructor is Lindsey Dehlin, two-time Olympian from Marquette, MI! Dehlin was a two-sport athlete at Northern Michigan, competing in cross country and Nordic skiing from 2002-07. She was an NCAA National Champion, a five-time NCAA All-American, and a two-time member of the U.S. Olympic team in Nordic skiing. Dehlin is a native of Mahtomedi, Minn., and graduated from NMU in 2011 with a degree in liberal arts. She and her husband, Daniel Dehlin, reside in Marquette with their twelve year-old sons, Ethan and Chase.
Lindsey will be sharing the latest drills and hone in on your xc skiing skills to help start your Nordic season off right! Hurry and sign up, limited space! Nordic clinics available for all abilities and disciplines. Come and ski with an Olympian! Share the passion Lindsey has for Nordic skiing and winter.
Saturday January 6, 2024
Sunday January 7, 2024
Whether you are a recreational, master racer, volunteer coach, or a parent xc skier, PSIA offers something for everyone! Take the time to attend a 1 day clinic workshop for your own personal skills or to soak up latest teaching tools. Or attend the Level 1 Prep-Clinic or go for your Level 1 Certification. You will not be disappointed. Now is the time to change unwanted technique, learn new skiing skills, teaching tools, and enrich your overall skiing experience.
Take advantage of this opportunity to further your personal and teaching technical skills. This clinic will explore the cross country skiing fundamentals with movement analysis through a hybrid model. A collaborative-virtual clinic will take place one evening prior to the on snow portion of the clinic. The virtual class will discuss the Learning Connection Model, Teaching, and Technical Model developed by PSIA, as well as provide opportunities for movement analysis, followed by an on snow day ski clinic
The Professional Ski instructors of America (PSIA) is an organization with more than 32,000 members. It has developed and established educational materials with common language, skiing fundamentals, and teaching models, which support positive learning experiences. PSIA has established certification standards and innovative practical resources for members to develop their teaching skills personally and professionally. PSIA is for all snow sports with a theme for life-long adventures through education.
This clinic is open for PSIA continuing education credit taken as a Workshop Clinic, Level 1 Prep clinic, or you can go for a Level 1 Certification:
For further information email Amy Powell: [email protected]