Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2017 Week 5
This week the students were introduced to level 2 training.
With all the snowskoolers keen to get some time away from the magic carpet, level 2 has been a welcome step up and change for all!Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2017 Week 4
The past 3 weeks of training and hard graft have all led up to this week. Monday morning rolled around and at 9 o’clock the Level 1 exams kicked off.
In classic New Zealand style, whenever an exam is about to take place, it is customary for the weather to turn. Monday morning was no exception. However, after a heavy snowfall through Monday night, Tuesday brought with it fresh lines and sunshine.Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2017 Week 3
This is it; the final week before the level 1 exams kick off and it has been a week of demonstration skiing and riding.
The skiers have been working pretty much non-stop at fine-tuning their wedge turns to absolute perfection, ready to knock the examiners out of the park with their precision.
The snowboarders have been fine tuning their own J-turns all week too.Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2017 Week 2
The course is starting to settle into its stride, now we are into week 2.
Everyone has gotten to know the hill well - exploring all those secret pockets of untouched snow.Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2017 Week 1
So after many hours of work back at home and careful saving, Saturday 8th of July finally came around. Or Friday the 7th for keen early SnowSkoolers.
From the 12 o’clock check-in right until 22:30 Clark and I were checking people in - and helping everyone get settled into their new home for the next 11 weeks.Read entry
SnowSkool Big White Free Room Upgrade
Book the SnowSkool Big White before 30-Aug-2017 and get a free private double room upgrade.Read entry
How to get a job as a ski or snowboard instructor after a course
For those of you who’ve qualified with a Level 1 or Level 2 instructor qualification and would like to go on and work for a season or two or make a career out of this, what’s next?
This article is here to tell you where and what to do after you have qualified!Read entry
SnowSkool Canada - 2017 Ski & Snowboard Courses Infographic
Banff and Biggy 2017 are over. But lets take a look back on some of the things our SnowSkoolers got up to on their way to becoming qualified Ski and Snowboard instructors.Read entry
How to… Snowboard on Moguls
Moguls are not a subject that Snowboarders tend to get excited about and very rarely will a rider jump with joy at the mention of moguls. But, that being the case, they sometimes have to be done.
So whether it be to get to the park, or the lead up to your favourite powder stash, here are some tips that should help you get down those bumps that skiers love the most.Read entry
Snowboard Instructor Salaries - How much do Instructors earn?
How much does a snowboard instructor actually earn? This is always one of the most important questions to ask before starting training to become an instructor.
But while asking this question is easy, answering it is not easy! There are tons of factors that can influence earnings, from qualification levels, to differences in pay by country and also big differences by resort.
But SnowSkool is here to give aspiring snowboard instructors the information and the answers! We’ve spoken to ex-SnowSkoolers, working across the globe, to get you the salary figures:Read entry