David Murray off-piste above the Val d'Hérménce

Our Highlights From This Winter

What a winter it has been! Check out our highlights from this winter and see what you could be getting involved in next year.
BASI Trainers Skiing in Formation at Interski 2016

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?
BASI Trainers 2016

Taking BASI Level 1 In The UK

BASI 1/2 courses aren't for everyone. If you’re in that position, you might wish to consider doing your Level 1 in the UK and taking a shorter course in the winter to acheive your Level 2.
Meribel Students First Day on the BASI 1/2 Residential Course 2017
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Our Level 2 Ski Instructor Course Overview

The BASI Level 2 opens doors to teach skiing all over the world. But how to you get this ticket to the worlds coolest job? Find out in our course overview.
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 Friday - Trainers meet to compare

The BASI Level 1 Exam

The BASI Level 1 is the entry level BASI qualification for people that are looking to become a ski instructor. Here's a breakdown of what to expect.
Vertical jump fitness test example

How to Keep Track of Your Fitness

There are heaps of fitness tests out there: some you might have already done, some you might not have. It can be difficult to know which ones to use - some involve expensive equipment and others are simply just not appropriate for our sport. There are lots of tests to track your fitness, so it's hard to know which ones to use. Gareth outlines the best ones for skiing that you can do at home.

Key Areas for Ski Fitness

What does science tell us about the key fitness performance areas we should be focusing on? Gareth explains the science behind the training.

A Trainer’s Perspective

My job as trainer is to listen to each skier, identify the areas that need work and together make a plan of action to reach those goals.

Planning your Fitness

Summer is a brilliant time to try to make some physical fitness gains that will increase your performance (and fun) come the wintertime.