Life as a Ski or Snowboard Instructor in… Crans Montana, Switzerland
This is the third in our instructor Q&A series, where we ask ex-SnowSkoolers about their lives as ski or snowboard instructors. We've been to Japan; we've been to Canada, and now we're going to Switzerland.Read entry
Life as a ski or snowboard instructor in… Banff, Canada
This is a second in a series of Q&As with ex-Snowskool expats. Last time we spoke to Tom O'Hanlon in Myoko, Japan. And this time, it's the turn of Andrew, in Banff, Canada.Read entry
Life as a Ski or Snowboard Instructor in… Myoko, Japan
This is the first in a series of posts where SnowSkool asks ski instructors across the globe, what life is really like. We're starting with Tom O'Hanlon in... Myoko, JapanRead entry
How to start a new life in New Zealand - with a Ski or Snowboard Instructor Course
It’s hard to meet someone who’s been to New Zealand and didn’t love the place. The spectacular scenery offers an outdoor lifestyle and a sense of space that few other countries can match. And the country is consistently voted one of the friendliest and best in the world. Here's how to make the move, starting with an instructor course.Read entry
How to get a Canadian working holiday visa to become a ski instructor in 2019
Want to become a ski instructor in Canada? Well, you'll need one of those 'visas'. Here's how to get one...Read entry
How to… Become an Elite Snowboard Instructor in France
Believe it or not, becoming an elite snowboard instructor in France is even more difficult than becoming a ski instructor in France, or even becoming a marine. Here's an overview of the process...Read entry
How to… Ski Off Cliff Drops & Cornices
For some skiing on pistes is just not exciting enough - and when the snow falls deep and the powder days approach the need to divert from the beaten path becomes strong.
Well, here are SnowSkool’s tips to landing your first cliff drop, or progressing to larger drops.Read entry
How to Become an Elite Ski Instructor in France
Becoming a ski instructor in France is tougher than in any other country - and definitely more debatable and confusing. Most instructors aspiring to teach in France’s famous resorts must sacrifice years of their lives to attain the necessary qualifications to teach.
But those who do choose to train over the long haul get to coach in some of the finest resorts in the world when they qualify - and earn a lot more than instructors in most other countries. Our 2016 salary survey revealed France as the country where instructors earn the most money, by far, with fully-qualified instructors earning in excess of $60 per hour.
So here’s SnowSkool’s FAQ on becoming a ski instructor in France.Read entry
8 Smart Ski Innovations You Should Know About
History's great inventions are capable of changing and revolutionising lives and making real change happen. And there are many notable inventions in the world of snow sports, which is the only world we want to inhabit anyway. Yes, since the very invention of skiing and snowboarding, innovators and pioneers have tried to come up with ways to make slope time more fun and futuristic, as well as safer.
So here are 8 notable new inventions, which may change things for the better.Read entry
Three Valleys Instructor Course - Week 7
It's week seven and we're closing in on crunch time!
The week got off to a great start as Callum and Jonathan passed their Level 1 re-sit exam, many congratulations to both of them. With 2 weeks left until the BASI Level 2 exams, the groups are back with the trainers they had in the beginning, concentrating on polishing up on some minor things that need to be addressed and/or changed.Read entry