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All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding

All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding

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The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding with Chris Rogers and Nick Alfieri is a podcast about life lessons, snowboarding, and the intersection of the two. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding! Nick and Chris are both snowboarders, instructors, trainers, and AASI Examiners.
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Episode 26 - Season Recap and Silver Linings of Quarantine Life
In this episode Chris and Nick talk about the highs and lows of the last season. What a weird end to the season it has been, but it was fun while it lasted! Also, hear Nick and Chris talk about some of their silver linings from quarantine. The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
31:36
April 16, 2020
Episode 25 - Review, Recap, and Memories from Episodes 1-24
In Episode 25, Chris and Nick take a trip down memory lane, and recap the last year of recording episodes. Almost like a behind-the-scenes bonus episode, you'll hear some of their favorite parts of recording episodes 1-24 and hear a bit about what it was like recording them. The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
53:56
April 9, 2020
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The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
00:21
April 9, 2020
Episode 24 - Training for Snowboarding When You're Not Snowboarding
All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is back with new episodes! In Episode 24, Chris and Nick regroup in their first show since the Coronavirus hit the US and shut down all of the ski areas, and dive in on how to keep training towards goals even when you can't physically do them. From certification to snowboarding for fun, this episode is all about the world of snowboard instruction amidst the Covid-19 outbreak. The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
21:25
April 2, 2020
Episode 23 - Trainer Pet Peeves
This week on All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding, Chris and Nick share some of their pet peeves when it comes to training. This episode is one of the "pull back the curtain" episodes, with the idea of giving you some of their perspective of what they're thinking as trainers. Learn more about how trainees can get under the skin of their trainers in this episode! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
37:09
February 26, 2020
Episode 22 - Choosing a Snowsports School that Fits You
This week on All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding, Nick and Chris discuss some of their thoughts on choosing a ski and snowboard school to meet your needs. Ski and snowboard schools around the world have different cultures and clientele, and learning about a ski school before you decide to go work there is a great way to set yourself up for success! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
23:12
February 19, 2020
Episode 21 - Relationships in the Ski Industry
This week on All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding, Chris and Nick share some perspective on the challenges of maintaining relationships (friends, family, and significant others) while working in the ski and snowboard industry. While they may not be relationship experts, they've definitely seen and experienced some of the potential struggles and pitfalls.  The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
28:25
February 12, 2020
Episode 20 - Receiving Feedback
This week on All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding, Nick and Chris dive into the topic of how to receive feedback. This week we discuss some tactics to receive feedback but also thew importance of getting it on a regular bases.  The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
19:46
February 6, 2020
Episode 19 - Managing Fear and Risk with Students
This week on All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding, Nick and Chris dive into the listener requested topics of managing fear and risk! Fear and risk are a fine line. This week we cover managing fear and risk with your students.  The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
27:43
January 29, 2020
Episode 18 - Managing Healthy Risk & Healthy Fear
This week on All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding, Nick and Chris dive into the listener requested topics of managing fear and risk! Fear and risk are a fine line with progression, and this episode fires up some emotion about risk. This week is more about managing fear and risk for yourself, next week, Episode 19 will cover more about managing fear and risk with your students. The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
22:32
January 22, 2020
Episode 17 - Staying Competitive as an Older Instructor in a Youth Dominated Industry
Chris and Nick are back with an episode about staying competitive as an older instructor in a youth dominated industry. Tune in and hear some of their thoughts on how anyone can be competitive in this industry regardless of age.. As always, share feedback on Facebook or by emailing learnedfromsnowboarding@gmail.com! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
12:25
January 15, 2020
Episode 16 - Surviving Your Rookie Year
After a busy holiday season with travel and training, Chris and Nick are back with an episode about surviving your rookie season as an instructor. Tune in and hear some of their experiences from their first years as instructors as they share learnable life lessons that will contribute to a better career as an instructor. As always, share feedback on Facebook or by emailing learnedfromsnowboarding@gmail.com! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
15:17
January 9, 2020
Episode 15 - Top Tips for Level 3
In this episode Nick and Chris share some of their top tips for instructors head to the Level 3 exam! Tune in and hear some of their experiences from attending their Level 3 exams and how they train others for L3 Certification! As always, share feedback on Facebook or by emailing learnedfromsnowboarding@gmail.com! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
17:50
December 5, 2019
Episode 14 - Training for Level 2 Certification
In this episode Nick and Chris share some of their top tips for instructors head to the Level 2 exam! Tune in and hear how they train others for L2 Certification! As always, share feedback on Facebook or by emailing learnedfromsnowboarding@gmail.com! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
21:03
November 22, 2019
Episode 13 - Top Tips for Level 1 Certification
Whether you're a new hire or returning instructor going for your PSIA or AASI Level 1 Certification, or a trainer helping others prepare for their Level 1, this episode shares Nick and Chris' perspective and some of their top tips in preparation for the Level 1! Tune in and hear how they train others for L1 Certification! As always, share feedback on Facebook or by emailing learnedfromsnowboarding@gmail.com! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
14:40
November 16, 2019
Episode 12 - Top Takeaways from Team Training and Fall Conference
Chris and Nick are back from PSIA-AASI National Team Training, Fall Conference, and Rocky Mountain Ed Staff training with a new podcast sharing their top takeaways! Download this episode to hear about snowboard fundamentals, teaching and people skills, and what Nick and Chris are working on in their own development this season. As always, share feedback on Facebook or by emailing learnedfromsnowboarding@gmail.com! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
29:08
November 8, 2019
Episode 11 - Training Tips to Improve Your Riding
In this episode, Nick and Chris share some of their top tips for rider improvement. Tune in to hear more about deep practice, movements vs outcomes, feedback, and more! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
13:58
October 17, 2019
Episode 10 - Common Mistakes Instructors Make While Teaching
In this episode, Chris and Nick share what they see as some of the common mistakes instructors make while teaching. Tune in to hear more! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
11:45
October 10, 2019
Episode 9 - Recovering from Injury with Special Guest Tony Macri
One of the common episode requests we've received over the last few weeks has been about injuries and injury recovery in relation to the snowsports education career. While Nick and Chris have both had injuries, they thought it would be a good opportunity to add in AASI Teammate Tony Macri to learn more about his recent knee injury and recovery. This week is the first interview episode, and first episode responding to a listener question, all in one! The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
21:41
October 2, 2019
Episode 8 - Developing Better Emotional Intelligence
Last week Chris and Nick gave an overview of Emotional Intelligence and discussed why it's one of the most important traits for instructors. This week, we go deeper into practical application share tips on how instructors can train and develop emotional intelligence skills. The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
10:38
September 26, 2019
Episode 7 - Why Emotional Intelligence is a Very Important Skill for Instructors
What is Emotional Intelligence, and why does everyone keep talking about it? In this episode Nick and Chris head into soft skills territory to discuss Emotional Intelligence and why it's one of the most important skills an instructor needs to have. This episode focuses on defining emotional intelligence in relationship to snowboard and ski instruction. Next week's episode will follow up with a discussion on how to develop your emotional intelligence skills. The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
13:29
September 19, 2019
Episode 6 - Why You Should Do A Back-to-Back Winter
In this episode Chris and Nick talk about why every instructor should do at least one back-to-back winter. They'll share a little bit about why they choose to travel south in search of snow for the summer, as well as some of the benefits instructors receive from doubling up on winter. As US-based instructors in the New Zealand for the summer, the episode is framed from their point of view, but is equally applicable to southern hemisphere instructors who might be consider a northern hemisphere season. The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding is a weekly podcast with AASI Snowboard National Team Members Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Tune in each week as we discuss snowboarding, snowsports instruction, instructor certification, and how, well, basically, we learned everything we need to know from snowboarding!
15:22
September 12, 2019
Episode 5 - Identifying and Managing Burnout
The snowboard podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding with Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. In this episode Chris and Nick talk about identifying and managing burnout in your career as an instructor. Burnout is something we all experience in different ways and at different points in our career, so tune in to hear Nick and Chris share their tips on how to deal with burnout.
12:50
September 5, 2019
Episode 4 - Career Options in the Snowsports Education Industry
The snowboarding podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding with Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. In this episode Chris and Nick discuss several career paths in the ski and snowboard instruction and snowsports industry, including career instructor, trainer, examiner, and management. They also highlight some pros and cons of several of the different opportunities.
20:25
August 23, 2019
Episode 3 - Dealing with Shame
The snowboarding podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding with Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. In this episode Nick and Chris discuss how they've experienced shame and embarrassment in their snowboard careers and share some ideas on ways to move through those emotions.
11:27
August 8, 2019
Episode 2 - How NOT to Train for Instructor Certification
The snowboarding podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding with Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. Chris and Nick are both examiners in the Rocky Mountain division of the American Association of Snowboard Instructors, and in this episode they share their top 5 ways NOT to train for certification.
21:15
August 8, 2019
Episode 1 - Welcome to All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding
The snowboarding podcast All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Snowboarding with Nick Alfieri and Chris Rogers. In this episode Nick and Chris explain the origin and intent behind their new podcast.
08:49
August 8, 2019