Banff Instructor Course 2018 - Week 13
The final week rolled around more quickly than people wanted it to. But it didn’t dampen spirits. Monday was a progression day. Lana, Oscar Harte and Will spent the day hiking rails in the park. Cedric and Jonty decided to take it a bit more advanced and got a park lesson with one of the instructors, Steffan, up at Sunshine. Everyone trying to get those final tricks for the season locked down!Read entry
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 12
Exams are over finally! On we go into the penultimate week of SnowSkool Banff. Who’d of thought it would come around so quickly?! With the Level 2’s behind everyone, it was time to get out and enjoy some free time.Read entry
Banff Instructor Course 2018 - Week 11
Week 11 is finally here. The much-anticipated level 2 exam week! Monday morning was time for the Snowboarders to hit the mountain for the start of their level 2, whilst the skiers had two last training days with their instructors. Each ski group went through fine tuning each-others lesson plans and teaching techniques ready for their final assessment on Wednesday and Thursday.Read entry
Big White Instructor Course 2018 - Week 11
FINAL WEEK! This season has gone so quickly, I can't believe it is already at an end. This past week, what with exams over, everyone finally got some downtime to go ride the mountain, getting to all the favourite spots before they had to leave.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