VERBIER 2019 2020 – WEEK 3: THE BASI LEVEL 1

VERBIER 2019 2020 – WEEK 3: THE BASI LEVEL 1

The first two weeks of training are complete and it is time for the trainees to tackle the BASI level 1 exam! Over the past two weeks all of the trainees have worked really hard to prepare for the week long assessment of their technical and teaching skills. And whilst the week is an exam it’s also a great opportunity for all of the Verbier […]

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VERBIER 2019 2020 – WEEKS 1 & 2

VERBIER 2019 2020 – WEEKS 1 & 2

Following another successful pre season course in Saas Fee, we have kicked off again in Verbier with 26 new instructor trainees looking forward to 10 jam packed weeks of skiing, training and probably a little partying! With some hard work and dedication we hope to have 26 more level 2 qualified BASI instructors teaching around the alps! Check out the new team! View this post […]

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SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEKS 8 & 9: THE BASI LEVEL 2

SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEKS 8 & 9: THE BASI LEVEL 2

Whether it is weekly fitness and strength sessions, Freestyle skiing, race days or video analysis the trainees have left no stone unturned! So congratulations to all the Peak Leaders for working so hard over the 9 weeks and all of the coaches wish them well on their next adventures. A lot of people are going to some amazing locations all over the world – Japan, […]

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SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEKS 5, 6 & 7

SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEKS 5, 6 & 7

The Peak Leaders have now completed the level 1 exam and following a few more weeks of training, they are now ready to take on the BASI level 2 ski instructor qualification. Here’s what they have been up to over the past few weeks! After some well earned celebrations over the weekend, the trainees initially moved into a week of shadowing, freestyle and avalanche awareness […]

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SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEK 4: THE BASI LEVEL 1

SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEK 4: THE BASI LEVEL 1

After three solid weeks of training in perfect weather and fantastic snow, our trainees headed into week four of the course ready to take on the BASI Level 1 ski instructor assessment! But before they got stuck into the BASI Level 1, the trainees took the weekend to let their hair down in Saas Fee, starting with some Friday night drinks at Nesti’s ski bar. […]

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WHY DO WE LOVE VERBIER?

WHY DO WE LOVE VERBIER?

If you think we only love Verbier for its famous nightlife, great restaurants and fancy hotels then think again! Beyond the swagger and glamour of Verbier town, you’ll find some of the most varied, challenging and staggering terrain any resort in the world can offer. Here in Verbier we have 400km of piste skiing, as well as a huge playground of backcountry skiing – we […]

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SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEKS 2 & 3

SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEKS 2 & 3

And just like that the first 3 weeks of training have shot by… It’s been getting colder over the last two weeks and we’ve had a couple of awesome powder days. It certainly feels like winter is on the way now! Conditions on the glacier have been ideal for training and the Peak Leaders trainees have worked hard both on their technical and teaching skills […]

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SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEK 1

SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEK 1

Saas Fee Peak Leaders 2019 is go! A whole new bunch of Peak Leaders trainees have arrived in the world famous Swiss resort of Saas Fee to spend the next 9 weeks training to become BASI ski instructors. Early season conditions have been fantastic, everyone has settled in to their new surroundings super fast and the Peak Leaders are raring to go! The trainees spend […]

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BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 8

BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 8

It’s the final week of the BASI Level 2 and everyone has worked incredibly hard to put themselves in the best possible place to pass. All the Peak Leaders trainees have worked on improving their technical skiing and teaching sessions over the past 7 weeks and everyone has made massive changes. Here is Finn getting some “mad angs” on his long turns during the week! […]

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BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 7

BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 7

Game time! After 6 weeks of skiing we’re now at the business end of the course. The Peak Leaders began their BASI level 2 exam on Monday. Over the past month and a half they have worked hard to better their own individual skiing skills: from on-piste technique to off-piste skills, from race training to freestyle sessions – as well as learning how to deliver […]

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