An Olympic Start to the season…

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Our season 17/18 – kicked off in style for Ski Beyond – with an amazing weekend organised by our friends at The White Valley Company – they organised a luxurious weekend to showcase the very best of Morzine.  We were enlisted for the ski lessons and what a way to start the season with a very snowy start.

 

The welcome evening on the Friday night saw an evening of delicious Champagne & Canapes and whilst th

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Beyond BASI Level 2

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Beyond BASI Level 2 was definitely entering into the more serious end of things, to achieve your BASI Level 3 – I.S.I.A (International Ski Instructor Association) – I had to complete 9 different modules in order to be recognised by the ISIA.  To give you a brief overview these were as follows;

  • 200 hours teaching experience
  • BASI Level 3 Teaching Module (5 days)
  • BASI Level 3 Technical Module (10 days)
  • BASI Level 3 Mountain Safety (6 days)
  • 2nd Language
  • 2nd Discipline (I chose Telemarking)
  • Race Coach Level ...
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My journey to Ski Beyond – qualifying as a Ski Instructor

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Becoming a Fully Qualified Ski Instructor – the beginning

Written by Helena McClintock

My love affair with skiing started in the Scottish hills & glens, notably Glenshee, I was lucky enough as a little girl to be introduced to this wonderful sport.  My pops, big sister Katherine & I would venture up every weekend first thing, eagerly awaiting the opening of the snow gates.  I fell in love with skiing, and very little would deter me, wind, rain, ice, moguls and occasionally sunshine – ...

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