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BASI Trainers Skiing in Formation at Interski 2016
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Who Are BASI Anyway?

If you are looking into or doing a ski instructor training then you will constantly hear people refer to BASI. But who or what are BASI and why do you need to know?
Sam Taylor skiing off piste with gap students
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Why do ski instructors need to learn about avalanches?

If anyone ever tells you they know everything about avalanches and the dangers of skiing off-piste, they are sorely mistaken. Its a constant learning process and should be continuously revised and practiced.
Sam Taylor BASI Level 4 snow
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The 10 Best Things about being a Ski Instructor

Working as an instructor has its challenges like any other job, but where this role differs is there are so many positives. When asked to write a list of the 5 best things about being an instructor, I struggled to whittle it down. So here are ten!
Meribel shadowing
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Need help applying for ski instructor jobs?

Our advice to help you find your dream ski instructor job this winter - where to look, how to apply and what to expect.
Ski Instructor Life
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Academic Recognition of your BASI Qualification

Gaining your BASI qualifications requires a lot more than just skiing. While we have always known this it has not always been that easy to explain this to other people. Recent developments have led to academic recognition of BASI Qualifications,…
BASI Trainers skiing in formation - Interski 2016
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The Benefits of a Certified Ski Instructor Qualification

Gaining a certified qualification as an instructor is vital if you wish to make a career of instructing. Yet that is not the only reason it is useful. Whether you want to make ski instructing your full-time occupation, want to improve your…
ski eurotest pass
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Our highlights of the winter… and what a winter it has been!

The season of 2016/17 has been another awesome one for our trainees in France and Switzerland. With loads of fun and amazing success stories from BASI Level 1 though to Level 4. So we wanted to take a quick look back at some of our highlights of the winter… and what a winter it has been!
Morzine Moguls Clinic
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Morzine Moguls Clinic with Ben Cavet

Sometimes when concentrating on the exams BASI has laid out in front of us, it is easy to forget there is more to skiing than impressing the men and women in blue. Continued Professional Development helps to keep us thinking about skiing in a different way, whilst also putting us in the shoes of our clients, if only for a few hours.
Ski Touring Adventures
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Skiing Wild Snow

Why are more and more people choosing to earn their turns? Walking uphill can be hard work, so why not just buy a lift pass and go skiing? Here are a few reasons to go out and enjoy a ski-tour.
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The Eurotest - Passing the Ultimate Challenge

Often seen as the ultimate test faced by trainee ski instructors the Euro Speed Test or Eurotest is the nemesis of many. But what is it? What makes it so difficult and how does it feel to pass?