Insider information on the ski & snowboard industry and our ski and snowboard instructor courses.
In Part 1, Evan wrote about his experiences on NONSTOP’s Red Mountain 11-week ski instructor course. Now he now tells how he has combined part-time ski instructing in Italy with his university degree.
After returning home and saying goodbye to everyone, I went backpacking with a friend from school which was also an amazing experience but I still missed Red Mountain. I wasn’t exactly sure what to do next Read more »
Evan took part in our 11-week instructor course in 2009 as part of his gap year after school. He is now combining part-time ski instructing in Italy with his degree at university. Read his story here…
I had just finished my A-Levels and had loads of aspirations for an amazing gap year, I’d been looking forward to this year for the whole of my teenage life but when I was suddenly faced with the reality of it I actually had no idea what I was going to do. Read more »
With an early season ski or snowboard instructor course, it is possible to start working in the same season. Nadine Wilding tells us how she did just that with NONSTOP’s Banff programme:
It’s a rare thing when you experience a trip abroad where the reality of it matches the advert, especially when it’s something as huge as a whole season abroad where it feels as if there is the potential for too many things to go hideously wrong. So you can imagine my surprise when my year in Canada panned out perfectly Read more »
Week 8 was exam week, Monday was spent at Mt Hutt ski area with the groups personal skiing being assessed and improved, also the first stage of the progression was run through by the examiners.
The week was predominantly spent in mild panic as the group prepared for the up-coming exam week. There was large amounts of demonstration runs done, which for the most part only served to heighten the anxiety level in the group as the score 5.9 (0.1 points less than the pass mark) was liberally used by Jason.