IASI Manual

The Four Key Concepts

This comprehensive publication covers The Four Key Concepts that form the technical, teaching and learning content of the association.

Clicking on the IASI logos takes you to the relevant part of the IASI manual and its chapters. The logo in the central picture takes you to the manual's title page, credits, forward and introduction.

The Diamond Model of Skill Acquisition and the technical content derived from the book Parallel Dreams Alpine Skiing is copyright Parallel Dreams and used with permission.

Basic Principles

The Fundamentals we need
Forces, Movements, Balancing, Steering

Core Skier/Rider Development

Stages we move through
Beginner to proficiency

Diamond Model of Skill Acquisition

How we learn
Knowledge, Movements, Performance, Flow

IASI Skills Model

What we teach
Edging, Pressure Control, Rotation, Timing