Instructor training education day

Want a Career in Snowsports? Why not come along to SnowDome Tamworth on Saturday 10th September? From 10am – 4pm you can speak to Industry professionals and BASI trainers to learn how becoming a snowsports instructor can help you land your dream job. If you are planning a gap-year or career break, come along and…

Ellis Brigham Ski Test for BASI Level 1 and 2

Written by Lewis MacLellan – New Generation Ski Instructor Training Centre Coach. Every season our long-term sponsors Ellis Brigham kindly invite one of our team of instructors to their annual ski test.  As per the last few years it was in the Austrian Tirol resort of Hintertux. A great resort just above Mayrhofen that has excellent skiing…

Pre Performance Routines & Performance Skiing

Written by Gareth Shelbourne – New Generation Ski Instructor Training Centre Coach As I write this it is June, the snow has melted and the British summer has started (and yes its currently raining here on Merseyside).  As this summer is an Olympic year there is a whole heap of sport for me to look forward…

Train to be a Ski Instructor this Summer with BASI

UK BASI Courses Near You…. England                                                            Scotland Hemel Hempstead                                     Aberdeen Castleford                                                      Bearsden Glasgow Manchester                                                   Bellahouston  Milton Keynes                                             Braehead Glasgow Tamworth                                                      Firpark Tillicoultry Hillend Edinburgh The winter season may be done and dusted but summer provides the perfect opportunity to…

Equipment Issues

Written by Joe Beer, Alpine Learning Curves Equipment Issues. there’s a chance it just may not be you or your fault All the micro-adjustments that can be made to equipment are akin to setting up a car to drive (See Relating to Other Sports), seat, steering wheel position, seat; height, angle and backrest etc. You’ve been…

James Winfield talks Solden and Solda!

Written by James Winfield Solden Eurotest camp At the start of November I headed out to Solden, Austria to train with JJC for 2 weeks leading up to the Solda Eurotest. We were staying down the valley in a sweet house with a crew of 8 skiers and 2 coaches, Craig Robinson and Ed Drake….

Telemark/alpine book in weekly learning blogs

Written by Joe Beer, Alpine Learning Curves A few years ago I started writing a book, that grew from an article for BASI’s in house magazine. Recently I lost the publisher so decided to share it in bite-sized BLOGs. The musings of a cockney Snow sports instructor; Free the Heel and Free the Mind-Fix the…

How to become a ski instructor: Understanding the ISIA Tech exam

Written by Dave Morris – Podium Coach, BASI Trainer, New Generation 1650 RM If you got through your BASI Level 2 exams without too many problems then the BASI level 3 tech is a significant but not insurmountable next step. There is a logic behind it owing to its positioning and this in fact, can tell us some…

An Interview with David Walker, Ski Instructor

Written by David Walker, New Generation  Current Qualifications BASI Level 2 Other experience Studied mathematics at Bath University – Graduated in 2013 Future ambitions Complete my BASI Level 4 and join the New Generation full time team. Courses completed with New Generation Courchevel 10 Week BASI 1 and 2 2014 Courchevel ISIA seasonal training 2015 What influenced…

This Girl can SnowDome Ski & Snowboard Discovery Day

SnowDome Ski & Snowboard Discovery Day WITH SPECIAL GUEST JENNY JONES, OLYMPIC MEDALLIST Saturday 15th August, 9am-1pm Ski & Snowboard Tasters (45 minutes) £10 per person Ski & Snowboard Progression Sessions (1 hour) £10 per person This Girl Can is a celebration of active women up and down the country who are doing their thing…