Freestyle Teams

Basic skiing technique is always evolving, and the concepts and skills we discuss and demonstrate with the athletes are a constant work in progress. Our athletes strive for lofty goals in a team atmosphere, building on the momentum, enthusiasm and support of each other.

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Freestyle Travel

The Freestyle Travel Team is designed for athletes that aspire to compete in the USSA Intermountain Division competitions. Athletes work closely with coaches to develop a tactical and technical approach to their season through goal setting, in conjunction with developing a long term athlete development plan. Travel Team athletes will also have the option of competing at FIS level competitions such as NorAms and U.S. Selections if qualified.

Athletes on the Freestyle travel team must be solid independent skiers with an interest or experience in competitive freestyle skiing.

Tuition: $5,100
Ages: 12 -18
Head coach: John Grigsby (view profile)
Enrollment limit: 14
Athlete-to-coach ratio: 7:1

Fall Dryland: 8/09/2021-11/19/2021

Four days a week 

  • Air Barn: 2 days a week starting 9/9/21
  • Strength and Conditioning: 
    • Wednesday 6:30-7:20am
    • Friday 4-5pm

Winter Training: 11/19/2021- 4/02/2022

  • Tuesday, Air Barn- 2:30-4:30
  • On Snow Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 2-4:15pm
  • On Snow Saturday and Sunday 10am-3pm

Additional camp opportunities:

  • Water Ramp, Utah Olympic Pool, July 12,13,14, 2021 Cost $400
  • Mt Hood (on snow) – July 18-24, 2021  Cost $1350 
  • Water Ramp, Utah Olympic Pool, August 2,3,4, 2021 Cost $400
  • Early Season Flats Camp, Sun Valley – November 20-22, 2021
  • Snowbird On-Snow Camp, May 2022, TBD
  • Water Ramp Camp, June 2022, TBD

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US Ski & Snowboard general membership ($30)

USSA Regional Development level competitions and FIS level competitions if qualified.

Freestyle Progression

3 and 4 day Progression Team is an introductory and advanced level Freestyle program. 

Our primary goal is to create safe, fun filled training environments while creating the best all mountain skiers. Athletes work on developing their skills while skiing the back bowls, groomers, trees and moguls. They spend time in the park, train on our mogul venue on Roundhouse and jump venue at Rotarun. The on-snow breakdown is 20% to 30% course/venue (dependent on 3 or 4 day team), 40% all-mountain and 30% freeski. Athletes are also welcome to participate in our summer training camps and early season on-snow camps.

Our Air Barn training sessions focus on building athlete’s air awareness in our state of the art Air Barn. Athletes have the opportunity to work on developing their tumbling and trampoline skills with the possibility of hitting our ramp/airbag. 

Athletes on the Freestyle Progression team must be solid independent skiers with an interest or experience in freestyle skiing.

Tuition:
4 day Progression – $4,000
3 day Progression – $3,500

Ages: 9-14
** Suitable for athletes 9-14 with prior experience in SVSEF Programs (Devo, Mini WC, Alpine North, Mini Xtreme)
Head coach: Wyatt Wilson
Enrollment limit: 32
Athlete-to-coach ratio: 8:1

**3 DAY PROGRESSION TEAM**

The Freestyle 3 day Progression Team is an introduction to Freestyle.

Link to 3 day Calendar

Fall Dryland: 10/05/2021-11/16/2021
Airbarn Sessions every other Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm

Winter Training:12/2/2021-3/27/2022
Friday 2-4:15pm
Saturday and Sunday Times TBD
Airbarn sessions every other Tuesday 5:30-6:30 

**4 DAY PROGRESSION TEAM**

Click here for 4 day Calendar.

Fall Dryland: 10/01/2020-11/26/2020
Airbarn Sessions 2 days per week (TBD), 4:30-6pm

Winter Training:12/3/2020-3/29/2021
Thursday, Friday 2-4:15pm
Saturday and Sunday Times TBD
Airbarn sessions 4-5:30pm

Additional Camps Opportunities (3 & 4 day):

  • Water Ramp, Utah Olympic Pool, July 12,13,14 Cost $400
  • Mt Hood (on snow) – July 18-24, 2021  Cost $1350 
  • Water Ramp, Utah Olympic Pool, August 2,3,4 Cost $400
  • Early Season Flats Camp, Sun Valley – November 20-22, 2021
  • Mt Hood – July 21-27, 2020
  • Early Season Flats Camp, Sun Valley – November 23-26, 2020
  • Colorado Camp, December 7-16, 2020.  Full course
  • Christmas Camp (Sun Valley) TBD

 

U.S. Ski & Snowboard General License ($30). If athletes choose to compete in USSA IMD competitions, they must purchase a U.S. Ski and Snowboard Competitor License (instead of a General License).

Athletes on the Freestyle Progression team participate in our intra- club competitions and have the opportunity to compete at USSA Regional Development level events (additional cost to cover coaches fees).

Mini Xtreme

The program covers a broad spectrum of teaching modalities, ranging from fundamental skiing technique, to freestyle/mogul fundamentals, freeski/terrain park skills, alpine racing, and big mountain line selection and mountain awareness. “Ski it all” is the Mini X motto.

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Mini Xtreme athlete Liam Jensen jumping off the Sun Valley water tower.
Group of Baldy Devo athletes with coach on College.

Baldy Devo

SVSEF’s Baldy Devo program is the developmental ski program for SVSEF Baldy-based teams. Devo is for “Baldy-proof” kids, meaning athletes who can ski top to bottom, off-piste & groomed, and who understand safety rules and mountain etiquette.

We practice all-mountain basic skiing and riding, jump and park skills, bump skills and racing techniques with a strong FUNdamental emphasis. SVSEF’s Baldy Devo program is designed to introduce and refine skills required to advance within SVSEF’s alpine, freestyle and freeski programs. The SVSEF Baldy Devo program is staffed with experienced, professional coaches who teach age-appropriate skill progressions utilizing U.S. Ski & Snowboard program, in tandem with a host of internal SVSEF skill- and team-building philosophies.

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