These courses are for all levels of skiers looking to improve their skiing skills on slopes that you feel confident with. To gain also more confidence at your current level and develop your skiing to a standard where you can start to explore more of the mountain. We look after all levels of skiers who can move around on various runs, Green ,Blue ,Red & Black piste skiing. Different levels of groups / abilities, will always be separated with a level to suit your ability. You will always have the knowledge that the groups ability will always be at your level and with multiple groups, finding the correct level of group, we will always taken care of you, with the highly professional team supporting you all the way.
Improving your skiing skills is what this course is designed to do.
These courses are for all parallel skiers looking to improve their first time in the off piste or to improve their skills in skiing off piste. To gain more confidence at your current level and develop your skiing to a standard where you can start to explore more of the mountain, side piste and the off piste with more confidence and knowledge. We look after all levels of skiers who can move around on various runs, Red & Black pistes. Different levels of groups / abilities, will always be separated with a level to suit your ability. You will always have the knowledge that the groups ability will always be at your level and with multiple groups, finding the correct level of group, we will always taken care of you, with the highly professional team supporting you all the way.
Skiing Off Piste & Side piste for the first time or improving your skills and knowledge to venture away from the piste, is what this course is designed to do.
The level 2 entry is a minimum standard of holding the current Level 1 and holding a valid current IASI licence. This is a 6 day assessment for the Level 2. During the course you will be assessed on the basic principles of skiing, & knowledge of them and how we teach them. How these are used in teaching the Core Skier Development progression, from first time skiers to basic parallel turns, in a mountain environment. You use the basic teaching & learning styles to deliver the basic principles and how to keep students Safe with the FIS RULES and group management, in a mountain environment. You will use the Skier Performance Analysis Model to be able to give feedback on learners needs and development, whilst teaching in a mountain environment. Skiing performance will be looked at in Short and Long turns, Bumps & Variable snow conditions in the mountain environment on Blue runs. Your Mountain awareness & weather knowledge will be assessed, with in your leadership skills, all within the mountain environment.
The Level 1 Ski Instructor exam, is the first award available in the alpine qualification pathway. Holders of this award can work in the closed environment of an artificial slope or indoor snow dome. Teaching beginners of all ages from never skiing before, up to basic parallel standard. You will always have support of a snow school as a level 1 instructor. The award only allows the holders to deliver lessons booked through a recognised snow school and no independent work is allowed. You must always follow the regulations of the snow school and work within the remit of the levels placed by the snow school.
Skiing Standard for Level 1 Qualification.
To enter the course, the standard of skiing is parallel turns, be able to control you speed and link your turns from the top of a blue run. Some experience of skiing on snow in the mountain environment, is useful, but not always expected. Teaching or coaching experience is useful, but again not essential. The ability to ski at a basic parallel standard is the main requirement, you will learn new skills during the course with will improve your personal performance and knowledge of snow sports. Learn all instructing skills in teaching, delivery and safety.
These weeks are normally around the February Half Term & Easter Holidays. Group packages can be organised with family and friends at any time of winter. Accommodation, airport transfer, lift passes, equipment & group lessons. We offer the lessons for all levels of leaners with instruction / guiding offered to meet your requirements. The groups will be split on ability and groups can also be divided by Adults / Kids. The main aim is for everyone to relax, have fun whilst being guided/ taught to improve their skiing skills, safely around the mountain. Meeting for drink stops and lunch breaks is easily organised. The groups will be looked after by the team from 9.30am to 3.30/4pm each day, with start & drop of times, places arranged each day. You let us know what you want to do. We work closely with our in resort partners SkiInspired, who are the UK travel company based in the resort of Baqueira-Beret for over 20 years.
Make the most of your family holidays with the Ski Definition Team organising your trip, looking after your needs during your time in the mountains. We can organise small families, to big groups of multiple friends and families. We have the professional team always on hand. You give us the details, dates, numbers of persons and we will put everything in place for you all. Come join the team, for a wonderful experience in the mountains of Baqueira-Beret, in theSpanishPyrenees.
Working with our partners at BB Ski School & Ski Inspired to deliver this course with Ski Definition. This course is delivered over 9 weeks to allow you time to achieve the, Level 1 Ski Instructor exam & Level 2 qualification.
These are the qualification that is needed to then work for the company that gets you trained and qualified to the international standards followed by IASI the IrishAssociation of Snow Sports Instructors. You can decide what package you are after, course / exam only or full package including accommodation & food. Lets us know what you want to do. Have fun, become qualified and start the new career working in the mountains with a like minded people enjoying all the mountain and resort in Baqueira, Spain has to offer. Come join Ski Definition, BB Ski School & Ski Inspired team for a fantastic season.
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