Snow Boarding This is another very exciting sport which evolved from skateboarding and surfing. In recent days this game is gaining popularity across the world. This game is first introduced in 1970s. Snowboarding is done in four styles. The styles include split boarding, free carve, freeride, and freestyle. Doing snowboarding in winter season is an exciting and thrilling experience. The equipments require to play this sport is snowboard, snow boots, bindings, helmet, jackets, goggles and gloves. Snowboarding is done better in that area which is covered by snow so it is preferable to play this game in winter .Since snowboarding is done in winter season, so warm clothes are required which are suitable according to the situation and also be comfortable. The clothes include jackets, warm socks. In Manali it is very famous sport and is played in Solang Valley which is 13 km away from the Manali. The season in which this game is best played is December to March
Registration and check in snow boarding lodge at Solang. Course briefing and introduction of instructors. Issue and introduction of snow boarding equipment. Learn to walk and getting up on snow boarding, balancing and sliding.
Demonstration and practice downhill movement, sidestepping, traversing and learn snow plough techniques & practise.
Revision of snow plough & practise. Introduction of snow plough turn, edges and practise.
Practice snow plough turns, edge control and body stretching movements.
Introduction of stem turn. Demonstration and practise of stem turn on longer slopes.
Demonstration of using snow boarding poles on stem turn and practise.
Free snow boarding till lunch. Closing ceremony and distribution of certificates. Trainees will be shown videos of snow boarding and given talks on snow boarding history, care and maintenance.