All Ski Club Members, Our new Club Clinic Program is coming together. We have confirmed dates and instructors for most clinics and will continue to inform everyone as more clinics are added to the schedule.
The program is designed to provide beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers an opportunity for more direct and personal instruction from skilled instructors inside and outside our club in multiple skiing disciplines. Our future plans are to have this schedule; ready for distribution in late spring and have a larger list of available clinics. The money collected for each clinic is used to pay for outside instructors, boat gas, and thank you’s to the club volunteers providing instruction.
Please use the associated TeamSnap link(s) to register for the desired clinic. Clinic details are provided below and on the first page of the registration. Full payment is required to secure your spot in the clinic which can be done electronically thru the registration link. Please note there is an instructor and contact for each clinic, which may or may not be the same person. Please contact the “contact” with any questions regarding clinic details.
Duos & Trios ALL ABILITIES Dates: TBD Instructor: TBD Contact: TBD Link to Registration:
Slalom BEGINNER Dates: August 8-9, 2022 Instructor: Vance Porlier of Lake Saint Louis Water Ski Club Description: Skier must be able to deep up and ski on one ski. Vance will provide instruction to set a solid slalom foundation, understanding leverage and edge, importance of body position, and transitions/crisscrossing of wakes. 6 skiers total (3/day), 8:00am-11:30 $45/skier Contact: Vance Porlier (email@example.com) Link to Registration: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/330018
Swivel ALL ABILITIES Dates: August 8-10, 2022 Instructor: Angela Yauchler of Knotty Girl Swivel Ski School Description: Basic through advanced skills taught by World Renowned Swivel Skier and Instructor Angela Yauchler. 8:00am-4:00pm, 4 skiers/day, 2 water sets and 1 land set/skier $225/skier Contact: Buffy McLaughlin (firstname.lastname@example.org) Link to Registration: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/328783
Trick BEGINNER Dates: August 15, 2022 Instructors: Collin McLaughlin and Reed Treadway of Lake Saint Louis Water Ski Club Description: Skier must be able to ski on one ski. Proper body position for starts and skiing, edging, wake crossing, wake jumping, and side slides. 4 skiers total, 8:00am-12:00 $40/skier Contact: Joe Dattilo (email@example.com) Link to Registration: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/330022
Wakeboard and Airchair/Hydrofoil BEGINNER Dates: August 15-16, 2022 Instructor: Vincent Gramolino of Lake Saint Louis Water Ski Club Description: Wakeboard basics (starts, body position, wake cross, wake jumps) 6 skiers total (3/day), 8:00am-11:30 6 skiers total (3/day), 8:00am-11:30 $45/skier Contact: Vincent Gramolino (firstname.lastname@example.org) Link to Registration: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/330025
Wakeboard INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED Dates: August 11-12, 2022 Instructor: Doug Woods of Lake Saint Louis Water Ski Club Description: Must be a comfortable wakeboarder with basic skills mastered. Body position, technique for wake jumping, air related tricks and flipping, inverts… 6 skiers total (3/day), 8:00am-11:30 $45/skier Contact: Doug Woods (email@example.com) Link to Registration: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/330029
BATB (BACKWARDS AROUND THE BOAT) INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED Dates: August 11, 2022 Instructor: Sophie Dattilo of Lake Saint Louis Water Ski Club Description: Must be proficient at forwards ATB and comfortable with head being underwater for start. Discuss and practice technique for deep starts, backward skiing and BATB 4 skiers total, 8:00am-12:00pm $40/skier Contact: Sophie Dattilo (firstname.lastname@example.org) Link to Registration: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/330032
Jump INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED Dates: TBD Instructor: Outside Professional Instructor Description: Advanced skills Contact: TBD Link to Registration:
Boat Driver Basics ALL ABILITIES-Clinic is recommended for new(er) drivers wanting to take USA WaterSki Driver Course and Certification in Fall. Dates: September 8, 2022 5:00pm-8:30pm Instructor: Joe Dattilo of lake Saint Louis Water Ski Club Description: Clinic includes discussion and on water instruction for starts (dock/deep up), show patterns/turning, picking up skiers, pulling single skiers, jumpers, barefooters, ATB pattern, boat position and impact on course. Clinic will also include cross-over with Pin Puller/Boat Rider Clinic $0/driver Contact Joe Dattilo to register (email@example.com)
Pin Puller/Boat Rider ALL ABILITIES-Some of Course will be combined with Boat Driver Basics Course Dates: September 8, 2022 5:00pm-8:30pm Instructor: Kristy Cross of Lake Saint Louis Water Ski Club Description: Broad overview of duties and techniques utilized in the boat riding/pin pulling position. It is beneficial to read and familiarize yourself with the most current NSSA Show Rules and Safety Handbook. A copy of Joel Williams “Show Skiing Rider Guide” will be provided prior to clinic date. $0/rider Contact Kristy Cross to Register (firstname.lastname@example.org)