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 In The Loop Issue #22 Extended Articles

 



August 1, 2015

Ready to become a rated professional?

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So you’re ready to get your first rating! Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Purchase the Coaches Manual in the PSA Online Store or attend a Foundations of Coaching Course
  2. Register for and pass the Basic Accreditation exam online or a Foundations of Coaching Course

    a. For the Basic Accreditation exam you must have attended a PSA event OR completed 4 online courses in the previous 12 months

  3. Purchase the Coach’s Guide to Sports Science & Medicine, Third Edition, in the PSA Online Store
  4. Register for and pass the Registered Sport Science & Medicine exam

    a. You must be a full member of PSA

    b. You must have attended a PSA event OR completed 4 online courses in the previous 4 months

    c. You may register for two Sport Science & Medicine exams at one time. You may complete all four levels of the Sport Science & Medicine exam before taking any oral ratings.

  5. Register for one or two rating exams at an Oral Rating Site in the discipline(s) of your choice.

**Tips:

  • Some attend a Ratings Prep before your oral rating exam. During this 3 day event you will learn from the examiners how to study and prepare for you exam.
  • Some coaches work with a mentor in the PSA Apprentice Program. You will be guided by a PSA coach master-rated in your discipline.

For more information on ratings, contact Barb at byackel@skatepsa.com

 

 



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