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earning Curves. Understanding learning and how to get the most from your next lesson or winter sport holiday Clear Communication Is the instruction content sensible (sense-able)? To put it another way, sense enabled. Can it be directly accessed by the senses? All humans interact with the world we live in via our 5 senses. We:…

SKIING : ‘IT’S LIKE RIDING A BIKE’

Written by Rachael Hallewell, BASI ISTD “It’s like riding a bike.” Not for me, with all my crashes, blown up wheels, squeals of fear and countless scars ingrained into my skin forever, skiing comes far more naturally to me, than riding a bike. However, this idiom is said of when we learn new skills and…

BASI Members are booking courses!

BASI’s 15 / 16 course programme is off to a flying start and we wanted to share some highlights with you.

With the big spring courses now over and the northern hemisphere winter dusted off, we’re now going through all your course feedback forms reviewing what got the thumbs up and the thumbs down and working on spreading the word on next season’s courses.

Fitness for Ski Instructor Training Session 7

Written by New Generation Instructor Courses Welcome to session 7. Hopefully by now you are starting to feel more at home with the language and terminology we are using and it is all starting to feel more natural. If you have fallen behind or just fancy starting a fresh, all of the workout are archived…

Hips Don’t Lie

Written by Jon Ahlsen. Jon is a BASI trainer and coach for the New Generation Verbier BASI level 4 ISTD training programme as well as being involved in New Generation Residential Verbier BASI 1 & 2 ski instructor training. There’s a saying in skiing that should be more known: “We turn with our legs. We balance with…