How to Ski Parallel
Moving from snowplough to parallel skiing is a scary thought for many but it does make your life easier and makes you cooler on the slopes. Once you master the parallel skiing you can start to ski faster, turn quicker and turn heads as you ski swishly past the mountain side bar.
SnowSkool shows you how to do it...Read entry
How to Become a Snowboard Instructor in Japan
A job in Japan can seem like an exotic pipedream – interesting in concept but difficult to achieve. However, if you break it down into steps it makes it far easier.
That’s where we come in, here is our guide on how to become an instructor in Japan, in 5 steps:Read entry
How long does it take to become a Ski Instructor?
One question we’re asked often is how long does it actually take before you are a qualified ski instructor. Some think weeks, others months, and a few even thinks years.
To be honest, all of those answers are technically correct. Depending on your circumstance, the time you have available and the finances you have, the timeline to become a ski instructor is variable. But here's how long it takes with SnowSkool.Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2018 Week 8
This week started off with an awesome bluebird weather day on Monday, but unfortunately we couldn’t say the same for Tuesday...however, spirits were high as it was time for the annual ITC (Instructor Training Centre) dress up day! This is an ITC tradition, and the students had been planning their costumes for a while and even the trainers got involved!Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2018 Week 7
This week the students were put through their paces with mock Level 2 exams. Tuesday was dedicated to the skiers, and Thursday for snowboarders. These mock exam days are designed so that everyone gets the chance to get to grips on what to expect come the real exam, trial out their skiing/boarding demonstrations with their peers. This is a hugely beneficial exercise for the students - so that they do not get a shock come the real exam but enter with confidence in their preparation and skillset.Read entry
Meet Shauna Rigby: ex-SnowSkooler and APSI L4 National demo team member
Meet Shauna Rigby, an Australian who really has made a successful career from ski instructing. Shauna started off as an unsure teenager with a love for ski racing and a dream to create a career out of her passion. Through hard work and dedication, Shauna has gone from ski racing as a child in Australia, to gain her Level 2 with SnowSkool in Banff Canada, to becoming one of the youngest ever females to reach APSI Level 4. And then to be selected to represent APSI in the national demo ski team!Read entry
How to Become a Ski Instructor in Japan
Japan is one of the most snow-sure countries in the world, literally metres can fall overnight! The quality of the powder is legendary and Japan’s fascinating culture and unbelievable food is also present in the country’s ski resorts. It’s a unique place to instruct with some of the best skiing conditions in the world.Read entry
How to Become a Ski Instructor in Australia
While New Zealand is the more popular next-door neighbour when it comes to ski instructing, and to many people seen as the more attractive location to spend the winter, instructor opportunities in Australia abound and can be more available.
So if you’re thinking about winter in the southern hemisphere then consider Australia, as well as New Zealand!
Here is our guide on how to become an instructor in Australia, in 5 simple-steps!Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2018 Week 6
Well isn’t the time flying, we are over half way into the course now and only a few weeks away from the Level 2 exam. This week the groups were shuffled around again so that the students can experience having different trainers. Because everyone is different they may relate to a different trainer, so having the opportunity to do this is a great way to learn in different way.Read entry
How to Become a Snowboard Instructor in Canada - in 5 steps
Canada, what a country.
Amazing scenery, welcoming people, the Rockies, endless pistes of powder and long winter seasons. No wonder so many trainee snowboard instructors dream of working out in Canada’s top resorts, like Banff and Bing White.
To help make the dream reality, here’s our guide on how to become snowboard instructor in Canada in 5 steps….Read entry