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Welcome To The Basic Skills Challenge Series

Welcome to the USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Basic Skills Challenge Series, presented by Nautique. This series is designed for beginners and novices of all ages and for instructors coaching these levels. This series provides you with all of the tools to teach and learn the basic skills needed to have fun on the water. And who doesn't enjoy being out on the water? The speed! The sun! The exhilaration! The fresh air! The FUN!. As the national governing body of organized water skiing and wakeboarding in the United States, USA Water Ski & Wake Sports is your resource for all towed water sports.

Basic Skills materials are available for learning slalom water skiing, tricks water skiing, wakeboarding, barefooting, kneeboarding, hydrofoiling and even show skiing. They are designed for beginners and novices of all ages and for instructors coaching these levels. They will take you from the shore to on top of the water.

Start enjoying all that is possible on the water! Download a free Basic Skills Challenge Series Brochure below (all files are PDF; may take a few minutes to download) and start learning all forms of water skiing today!

Basic Skills Challenge Series Brochures

* Learn To Water Ski (Beginning Basics)

* Learn To Water Ski (Slalom)

* Learn To Water Ski (Tricks)

* Learn To Wakeboard

* Learn To Barefoot

* Learn To Kneeboard

* Learn To Hydrofoil

* Learn To Show Ski

Track Your Progress: Click here (PDF) to download a Progress Card to record the date as you complete the performance criteria for each level. After you successfully complete a Basic Skills "Learn To" Challenge, mail the completed Progress Card to USA Water Ski & Wake Sports to receive an official Certificate of Recognition from USA Water Ski & Wake Sports.

All USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Member Clubs receive a Basic Skills Challenge Series packet of materials for joining USA Water Ski & Wake Sports. In addition, a Basic Skills Challenge Series packet is provided to all affiliated Ski Schools and Camps.

Questions?

Have questions? We have answers. Call us at (863) 324-4341 or e-mail us at usawaterski@usawaterski.org.