How to Become a Ski Instructor in New Zealand - in 5 Steps
It may seem like a pipedream to work in a wondrous place full of adventure, culture and life-changing experiences - but there are many people who have graduated the SnowSkool course, seized the day, and made working as a ski or snowboard instructor in NZ a reality.
Still, if you’ve got this dream of moving to New Zealand then it can be overwhelming to work out how to make it happen. It’s easier to figure out and achieve if you break it down into steps. That’s where we come in…Read entry
So what makes the best ski instructor courses?
There are a few extra details that make a course great rather than good. So, in this post, we are going to outline what additional factors that we believe combine to make our ski instructor courses the best.Read entry
BASI Level 2 Exam Guide - What it Involves & How to Pass
The final assessment on our 12-week ski instructor course in France is a big exam: it’s a 10-day pièce de résistance that separates those strong in body and mind from the weak!
And it’s worth it: this qualification is internationally respected and enables those who pass to work in instructor roles throughout the world.
83% of our trainees pass though, and here's our guide to make sure you do too...Read entry
SNOWSKOOL & PLANKS CLOTHING - GIVEAWAY OFFER FOR 2018/2019 COURSE BOOKINGS - **(OFFER EXPIRED)**
For the next 5 bookings only, SnowSkool are giving away a FREE Planks Clothing ski jacket and ski pants outfit with long course bookings! - ONLY for the next 5 bookings, get involved!Read entry
Ski & Snowboard Instructor Courses - Guide for Parents
From your child’s point of view our courses will always look like the best thing since sliced bread: on snow 7 days a week with like-minded individuals, spending time abroad with access to an incredible social scene and extra off-snow excursions. As well as a recognised qualification at the end. What’s not to love? However, it can be more daunting from a parents’ point of view.
Here's our guide for parents of those wanting to do ski and snowboard instructor courses.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
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
How can I afford a Ski or Snowboard Instructor Course?
An 11 to 13-week ski or snowboard instructor course can be one of the best experiences of your life, whether part of a gap year, a career break, or to get qualified for a new career.
However, despite the huge life and career advantages, coming up with over £7,000 for a course can seem difficult. And the cost is the point where many people hesitate:
So how do you afford a course like this?Read entry
How to Snowboard on Steep Terrain & Slopes
Becoming a great snowboarder, from a good one, can be a challenging move to make. And stepping it up when riding steeps is one of the key skills to get right on the mountain.
There are some common errors that snowboarders make on steep terrain though. Often these are habits that feel comfortable but are actually serving to ride steeps badly....Read entry