Week four in Banff was all about the trainees making the final preparations for their CSIA/CASI level 1 assessment. Unsurprisingly the weather was very cold, with temperatures regularly touching -30 degrees centigrade, which can cause a few problems for the lifties who struggle to get the lifts open in time. In fairness the trainees were more than happy to stay in the base lodge […]
Our Morzine course leader Darragh Carrol gets the lowdown from trainees Henry, Alex and Charlie who are 5 weeks into our 10-week Morzine Ski Instructor course. Needless to say they’re having the time of their lives and their skiing has been taken to the next level by the amazing team at BASS.
At the start of the week of BASI level 2 exams it’s fair to say that all of the trainees were quite nervous about what to expect during the two-week course/assessment. After an introduction from BASI trainer Alex Leaf on Sunday evening, where he talked the guys and girls through the course and distributed the BASI workbooks, it was time on Monday morning to […]
New Year’s week always brings thousands of wealthy holiday makers to Verbier’s pristine pistes, many of whom are in need of a lesson or three, which allows our trainee instructors to do their second slice of shadowing. In addition to a full morning of shadowing our trainee ski instructors have been busy training in the afternoons, which means they’re on the mountain for the […]
Last week in Verbier was an eventful one with the trainees being a step closer to becoming an instructor. The BASI trainer Duncan, who has been a big hit with the group, put them through their paces on the BASI Level 1 assessment. Despite being excited and slightly apprehensive about an intense week ahead the guys and girls had an awesome time. Not only […]