Interview: From SnowSkool Banff to bro!
Where did the bro! brand come from; where did it all start? We ask the brothers Coates to reveal all, from joining an early SnowSkool course to creating the epic bro! brand we all know, love and shred in today.Read entry
Banff Instructor Course 2018 - Week 10
We are 10 weeks into the SnowSkool Banff course which means the last full week of lessons until the big final Level 2 exam. The main focus of the week, for both skiers and boarders, was to get into the teaching side of level 2 a lot more, learning terminology, definitions etc.The SnowSkoolers all got a good chance to teach practice lessons to each other, giving each other constructive feedback.Read entry
Big White Instructor Course 2018 - Week 10
This is the week we've all been waiting for. Time for all this seasons hard work to come to fruition, verdict time! Everyone has put in so much effort and time over the season and I am sure there is a few relieved people that are just waiting for some much needed rest!! Congratulations everyone for coming away with a great result in their Level 2!Read entry
How to Snowboard Off-Piste
Snowboarding off-piste is best done safely and well. So here are our top 5 tips on how to do it safely and also a few tips for better off-piste technique too….
Follow these steps and you’ll be better armed for snowboarding off-piste.Read entry
8 reasons why you should become a ski or snowboard instructor in New Zealand
The quick and short answer is because New Zealand is the best country in the world.
But that’s not nearly enough for a blog post so here are some longer explanations on why training as a ski or snowboard instructor in New Zealand is the opportunity of a lifetime:Read entry
Banff Instructor Course 2018 - Week 9
The penultimate week before Level 2’s is upon us and how quickly it has come around, we only have 1 week of tuition left! The week started with the usual afternoon lessons on a beautiful blue bird day! The group where starting the week with a fairly relaxed day, cruising around the mountain and analysing each other’s riding.Read entry
Three Valleys Instructor Course 2018 - Week 9
Crunch time has cometh! This week marks the beginning of the two week BASI Level 2 assessment. The evenings have been very quiet, with SnowSkoolers getting their heads in the books. Chalet Clair du Lune even seem to have lifted their 'no ski talk after 8' rule.Read entry
Big White Instructor Course 2018 - Week 9
What a crazy week here at Big White! We have had some amazing snowfall, but also some warmer weather. With the level 2 quickly approaching the group have been exploring more and more tricky terrain as part of their training. With tricky terrain and ever changing snow its always going to be interesting and the ski groups this week have learnt some big lessons when it comes to safety.Read entry
Banff Instructor Course 2018 - Week 8
On to Week 8! Monday afternoon meant lesson time for the groups, snowboarders were practicing their carving and skiers were going through their practice teaches.Read entry
Three Valleys Instructor Course 2018 - Week 8
DUH DUH DUUUUUUUUUH!!!! Next week is Level 2. Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy... No not really, everyone has been putting the work in. I have been pleasantly surprised to walk into chalets and see SnowSkoolers sitting around studying on many occasions. I am quite looking forward to never hearing the term 'central theme' mentioned at the dinner table ever again.Read entry