Fine-tunin’: How to look after your Skis & Snowboard.
For a budding ski or snowboard instructor, keeping your skis and snowboards at a great standard is key to success during both our instructor courses and your future careers in the Snowsports industry. Whilst riding your equipment day in, day out you’ll find that you progress much quicker and easier on a consistently tuned and waxed set of skis or board.
Despite what you may think, keeping your equipment in tip top shape is not actually that hard! Once you’ve had a go at it yourself, you’ll be a professional ski or board tuner in no time! Especially if you’re maintaining your gear for an entire season.Read entry
Sharing a Room on Your Ski Instructor Course? 7 Tips from Uncle Adam…
For those heading to Austria, Canada, France or New Zealand for their SnowSkool ski instructor course, possibly the biggest shock will be having to live with other people! Whether that is a private double room in one of our ski-in/ ski-out apartments in Big White or a twin room in one of our lovely, traditionally-Alpine chalets in Méribel or Zell am See or a dorm-room in the super-social Lodges in Banff or Wanaka, you’re going to be surrounded by a whole bunch of new people on your SnowSkool course!Read entry
Five Best Boards for Snowboard Instructor Courses
You’ve booked on for your SnowSkool snowboard instructor course and you need to buy a new board to facilitate you to become a snowboard instructor! But where to start? Adam Sharps, CASI snowboard instructor and Head Rep for the SnowSkool Banff course, provides a few tips that will help get you the best board for you and your SnowSkool instructor course...Read entry
Ski Instructor Courses in Canada. 7 Reasons to go to Banff
If you have ever considered training to become a ski instructor in Canada, it is likely that you would have come across the SnowSkool in Banff, Alberta. Banff is probably the best place for gap year ski instructor courses. Here are seven reasons why...!Read entry
How to become a ski instructor in Switzerland
Keen to live and work there? That’s understandable. Let’s go through 5 easy steps to secure a job in one of Switzerland’s many mountains….Read entry
SnowSkool’s Ski Instructor Courses in New Zealand - My Experience
SnowSkool's Jacob Harley-Beckett tells the story of his journey from Bristol, UK, to Wanaka, NZ, to launch SnowSkool's ski instructor courses in New Zealand for 2019.Read entry
The Perks of Being a Ski Instructor
Have you ever considered a career as a ski instructor? This is the dream job for many people but it’s a tough gig: as well as stellar skiing skills, you’ll need a range of soft skills to succeed.
Do you have what it takes but you’re also curious the perks of being a ski instructor? Here’s a look at the perks that make this a rewarding and valuable career choice.Read entry
Life as a ski instructor in Zell am See, Austria
Jamie Dalgleish did SnowSkool back in 2015 and is now working in Zell am See. Here’s the lowdown on life, pay and working conditions in town.Read entry
Working as a ski instructor in Australia – all the info
Australia’s one of the most popular southern hemisphere destinations for ski instructors – with many ex-SnowSkoolers working down under.
Here’s the information on working as a ski instructor in Australia:Read entry
Working as a Ski Instructor in Banff, Canada - all the info
Every year SnowSkool trains ski instructors from all over the world in Banff, Canada. It’s deservedly one of the most popular resorts that we run our courses in - and many of our trainees go on to live and work in town too.
Here’s the lowdown in working as a ski instructor in Banff, Canada:Read entry