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Event Series Event Series: Boot Fitting

Boot Fitting

September 26, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

***1 WEEK COURSE OFFERED TWICE IN SEPTEMBER 2023***

SEPTEMBER 18 – SEPTEMBER 22 & SEPTEMBER 25 – 29

Featuring state-of-the-art machinery and techniques, students will learn the physiology and mechanics of boot fitting. Using multiple snow sport industry approaches, students will learn how to diagnose, evaluate and fabricate solutions to boot-fitting issues. Students will use multiple insole fabrication techniques and machinery to be competent in all aspects of boot fitting. Training will include shell and liner repair, performance enhancements and boot sales.

Topics Include:

-Physiology of the foot and body movements

-Psychology of diagnosing boot-fitting issues

-Biomechanics of clients

-Provide stance balancing

-Basic and advanced boot repair including liners & shells

-Multiple insole fabrication

-Liner construction and molding

-Shop layout and safety concerns

Course Outcomes:

-Explain safety equipment and procedures necessary in a snow sport shop

-Perform custom ski/snowboard boot fitting

-Demonstrate repair to ski/snowboard boots

-Discuss layout and setup of a ski repair shop

-List tools and materials necessary for boot repair and fitting

-Analyze biomechanics

-Modification of ski and snowboard boot shells

-Perform stance balancing and provide the appropriate canting

-Inject custom inner boot liners repair shop

Minimum Participants:

3 Students

Details

Date:
September 26, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
PDT
Series:
Website:
https://whistleradventureschool.com/course/boot-fitting-2/#course-highlights

Organizer

Whistler Adventure School
Phone
604-962-2220
Email
info@whistleradventureschool.com
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Venue

Whistler Adventure
Unit 5 - 1345 Alpha Lake Road
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 0J1 Canada
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Phone
604-962-2220
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