Foundation Training for Snowsports Coaching

Snowsport England recognises that young people have a key role in the development of our sport and believe that it is important to recognise the commitment to and passion for skiing which young skiers show. They represent the next generation of instructors and coaches. In the light of this and after much discussion Snowsport England has changed the minimum age requirement for candidate instructors attending a level 1 instructor course….

Ski Focus training opportunities

Be coached by BASI Level 4 ISTDs and Snowsport Scotland APCs. Alpine BASI preparation, Eurotest and Test Technique training During November – December: 4 weeks BASI preparation, Eurotest and Test Technique training in Tignes, France. January – April: 1 week per month of BASI preparation training courses in Tignes. Train for any duration from 1 week to 8 weeks. Be prepared for your up and coming instructor exams. Fast track…

Courses BASI & SSE

FINALLY BASI & SNOWSPORTS ENGLAND COME TOGETHER. OVER THE LAST 18 months a lot of work has gone onto designing coaching courses through UK SNOWSPORTS that BASI & SSE agree upon on at the same level. So now you can do a BASI or SSE L1 course, that covers across both bodies if registered with that body. This will be for levels 1-4. The level 3 courses we will probably…

SSE Snowlife Awards re launched

SSE Rolls Out New Snowlife Awards! Posted: 15/07/2011 Snowsport England, the Governing Body for English skiers and snowboarders are pleased to announce the roll out of the new UK Snowlife Award Scheme, the nationally recognised awards for skiing and snowboarding.  Developed by BASI (British Association of Snowsport Instructors), and the UK Governing Bodies for skiing and snowboarding, the awards take you from absolute beginner through to expert, perfect if you’ve already…

Well Done

Well done to all those that have completed their Level one Ski Instructor & New School Freestyle Instructors course. Both courses have been held over the last two weeks funded by grant money from SSE & Snowsport South. The next Level One Instructor course is on the 24/25 July at Aldershot. Anyone interested please email me but be quick as places have already been filled due to the first course…

Level 1 Ski instructors course

Hi Level 1 Instructor course at Aldershot on 1st & 2nd May 12-7pm open to all members of Snowsport South. Please go through your club chairperson if you wish to attend High demand places will go fast All the best Darren Schmidt Chairman Snowsport South SRSA Clubs Mailing List clubs@srsa.org.uk http://srsa.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/clubs_srsa.org.uk

Coaches Conference & revalidation

Hi all SSE Coaches Conference is on 18/19 September. Attending re validates your SSE qualification. Also there will be a Child Welfare Course being held during conference. By end of year all Instructors and coaches will have to have a Child Protection Course to be able to teach children. I attended last year and highly recommend plus if you add up costs of revalidating and CW course it works out…

level 2 performance assessment

I am writing to all members who are in our database as a Level 1 Instructor who is thinking of going up one level to become a full Level 2 Instructor. If you have already taken a Level 2 Training Course and completed a further 20 hours supervised instruction you may be ready to attend for your final Examination to hold a Level 2 licence. There have been 4 dates…

Coaching bursary

Hi all Snowsports South is being given £1000 coaching bursary which we have to match with another £1000. This means the individual £50 club bursaries will have to be put on hold this year. We are in the process of organizing a Level 2 Performance course at Aldershot and a new school freestyle course at Bracknell. What I need to know is who wishes to attend, as well as what…