EQUIPMENT ADVICE: BOOTS 2019 – 2020

EQUIPMENT ADVICE: BOOTS 2019 – 2020

  “WHICH BOOTS SHOULD I USE FOR MY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSE AND BASI EXAMS?”   WHY DO BOOTS MATTER? You may be thinking why do ski boots even matter? After all they’re just heavy, cumbersome lumps of plastic which I have to reluctantly shove my feet into every morning – just so I have a way of attaching my feet to my skis… Well there’s […]

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THE VERBIER VIDEO

THE VERBIER VIDEO
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EQUIPMENT ADVICE: SKIS 2019 – 2020

EQUIPMENT ADVICE: SKIS 2019 – 2020

OUR SIMPLE CHECK LIST: Here is our simple guide to choosing the best ski for you and your Peak Leaders course: Choose a piste performance ski Avoid race skis – especially with a race plate (they will simply be too stiff to be versatile enough) Avoid an off-piste ski (they will be too wide for piste skiing) Avoid twin tips (they are usually too soft […]

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WHY IS A COURSE IN ARGENTINA SO AMAZING?

WHY IS A COURSE IN ARGENTINA SO AMAZING?

We often get asked why we run our Bariloche course – after all Argentina is a long way away and nobody in the Northern Hemisphere seems to know much about skiing down there. But we always say that’s precisely why we do it – travelling all the way to Argentina, discovering a new culture, a different way of life, skiing an area most people have […]

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VERBIER – WEEKS 9 & 10

VERBIER – WEEKS 9 & 10

Game time! The BASI level 2 exam begins this week and everyone is looking forward to putting all that they’ve learnt over the past 8 weeks into practice. The exam itself is continuous assessment so it’s a great opportunity for the Peak Leaders to learn from top quality BASI trainers who have a wealth of coaching knowledge. Check out the picture below as BASI trainer […]

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VERBIER – WEEK 8

VERBIER – WEEK 8

Guest coach Rupert Goldring (BASI trainer and legend!) joined coaches Will and Emma this week for the final week of Peak Leaders training. Over the course the trainees ski with a number of top quality coaches so that they have the best possible chance to learn all they can about how to improve their own technical skiing and teaching skills. A post shared by Peak […]

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VERBIER – WEEK 7

VERBIER – WEEK 7

And the snow just keeps on coming! Not that anyone here is complaining about that – Maddie, Orlando and Will look very excited about the next big storm to hit Verbier! A post shared by Peak Leaders (@peakleaders) on Jan 26, 2019 at 3:40am PST And it’s perfect timing as well as the Peak Leaders have their off piste days with coaches Will and Jake. […]

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VERBIER – WEEK 6

VERBIER – WEEK 6

Half way already! Wow, as always on the Peak Leaders course the time flies by and now we’re well into 2019! However the focus for the Peak Leaders trainees is still the same. Each day they have to work hard on their technical skiing and also learn how to deliver amazing lessons. Oh, and they also get to go to awesome places to ski, like […]

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VERBIER – WEEK 5

VERBIER – WEEK 5

Happy New Year! All the Peak Leaders celebrated this one in style! Led by the girls of course, they certainly know how to start a party! A post shared by Peak Leaders (@peakleaders) on Jan 1, 2019 at 1:40am PST Verbier is an awesome place to be on New Year’s Eve as the sky is lit up all over town by amazing firework displays. Thousands […]

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VERBIER – WEEK 4

VERBIER – WEEK 4

Merry Christmas everyone! To celebrate the festive season the Peak Leaders took a break from training for a couple of days to enjoy the holidays. Verbier is always amazing around this time of year, especially when the resort is covered in snow, has a massive tree in Place Central and ther are loads of decorations everywhere! Even Peak Leaders coaches Will and Jake got in […]

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