Fitness for Ski Instructor Training Session 9

Written by New Generation Instructor Courses Welcome to week 3 of our Fitness for Ski Instructor Training base level fitness programme. As we said when we began the aim of this 5 weeks worth of work is to develop a base level of fitness as well as a knowledge of the movements and terminology we…

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training Session 8

Welcome to session 8 and the end of week 2. We hope you are enjoying our Fitness for Ski Instructor Trainingblogs as well as finding them useful for creating your own training and understanding what needs to be included in it. Today we are going to be looking at a full body work out hitting some of the major muscle groups.

As always leave your ego at the door. Any exercise can be dangerous if performed incorrectly and these are no exception, keep the weight at a level that allows you to use good form and full range of motion. Cutting corners now will lead to slower progression or worse, injury!

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training Session 6

Written by New Generation Instructor Courses Session 6 is a lung buster. Today we are going to be looking at conditioning again, dig deep and push through the pain. The aim is to keep moving and only rest when the programme says. Try not to get to focused on the number of reps you complete…

Fitness for SKi Instructors Training Session 5

Written by New Generation Ski Instructor Training Hi all, we hope you have enjoyed a few days off and that any aching muscles are starting to recover. It is really important to warm up and cool down thoroughly when training like this. Your warm up and cool down should include range of motion exercises to…

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training Session 4

Written by New Generation Instructor Courses So the weekend is finally here and so is the final session before a few days off. This final session of the week moves away from quite normal programming we have had so far where you do x number of sets of x number of reps and starts to…

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: Session 3 5/6/15

Written by New Generation Instructor Courses Welcome to session 3 of our Fitness for ski instructor training blogs. As we mentioned the aim of these next 5 weeks is to develop a base level fitness and a good solid foundation to work from. Todays session focuses on upper body strength, something that it is fair to…

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: Session 2 3/6/5

Written by New Generation Instructor Courses Welcome to session 2. Todays work out doesn’t include any heavy weights or barbells and instead our focus today is on conditioning. The aim of these sessions is to allow you to eventually maintain a higher level of performance for longer. It will suck now but at the end…

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training: Session 1 2/6/15

Written by New Generation Instructor Courses Welcome to the first training session of the summer. The aim of these sessions are to help you prepare physically for your ski instructor training. We gave you Monday off but do not get used to that. This is the first session of a 5 week programme just to…

Let training begin

Written by New Generation Ski Instructor Courses As part of our 2015/16 ski instructor training programmes we are really keen to help people prepare in the best way possible. As part of this we are going to be providing a regular training programme for our students to follow. During the month of May we are…

Getting all Coach Carter on Ski instructor training.

Written by Tom Waddington, New Generation Verbier resort manager and coach on BASI level 4 ISTD training programmes and BASI 1,2 & 3 ski instructor courses. So I was watching the film ‘Coach Carter’ the other night and I heard this amazing quote: “Now, I cannot teach you the game of basketball until your conditioning is…