10 Week Combined Ski Instructor & Off Piste Course Verbier

Qualify as a BASI instructor and then concentrate on all mountain, off piste skiing.

The 10 week combined ski instructor and off piste course in Verbier is an ideal option if you want to combine high level technical coaching to both qualify as a ski instructor as well as take your own off piste skiing to the next level.

With support from some of the top BASI coaches in Switzerland, you will receive comprehensive all mountain and instructor training in a welcoming and supportive environment. We combine modules on both piste and off piste skiing together with avalanche skills training. All with clear, constructive feedback and video analysis.

Verbier, in the heart of the massive 4 Valleys ski area is the ideal resort for this course. It is home to some of the most experienced ski coaches in Switzerland, has limitless off piste opportunities and a vibrant resort base.

 

Course Highlights

  • Expert BASI Instructors
  • Well located, comfortable accommodation
  • BASI Level 1 Course
  • Off Piste Ski Training
  • Avalanche Skills Training
  • Approx 30% On Piste & 70% Off Piste
  • Minimum Ability Required: AT Level 2 Description

Course Dates

3 January - 13 March 2021


24 January - 3 April 2021

Included in your course

Based in Verbier, consistently voted Switzerland's #1 ski resort. You will stay in comfortable, well located accommodation with other trainees, with meals provided if you choose. There is also equipment maintenance clinics, season pass, 24/7 support and lots more.

Training

Thorough & Considered Coaching
Comprehensive training course for 10 weeks (average of 30 hours per week)


Expert Pros & Guides
Professional BASI Coaches


Coaching Groups 10 MAX
Maximum of 10 guests per ski coach for training and BASI courses


Specific Modules
Specific coaching for instructor training, moguls, all mountain freeride and powder.


BASI Level 1 Exam Fee
Examination fee for the BASI exams


First Aid Course & Off Piste Mountain Safety


Day with FreeRide World Tour Competitor


Video Analysis
Benefit from this great feedback tool.


Equipment Maintenance
Learn more about how to look after your ski equipment


Fitness Training


Ski Specific Yoga


Career Advice Sessions

Accommodation

Comfortable Accommodation
Well located, comfortable chalets and condos. All with welcoming living rooms, well equipped kitchens, free wifi internet, TV.


Half Board Catering
Breakfast & Dinners 5 days per week

Other

Season Pass
Full Season Pass valid for the entire winter so feel free to arrive early or extend your stay after your course ends.


Group Airport Transfers
Group transfer to and from Geneva Airport on the official course arrival and departure dates.


Resort Director
Available 24/7


Welcome Party
Get to know everyone on your course and the coaches on Day 1.


Equipment Pro Discounts

Discounts on ski equipment


Extend Your Stay
For an additional cost and subject to availability, you can arrive early, stay on afterwards or combine further courses.


Job Recruitment Service
If you wish to work as an instructor either immediately afterwards or some time in the future, we can provide 1:1 assistance. Let us know your goals and we will support you.

Not Included

Flights
Flights are not included, but ALLTRACKS can organise your flights if you wish or provide advice on suitable flights.


Travel Insurance
Insurance is not included, but adequate cover for all aspects of your course and holiday is an ALLTRACKS requirement.

10 Week Combined Ski Instructor & Off Piste Course Verbier

Week 1

  • Settle In to your mountain home in Verbier
  • Discover the huge 4 Valleys Ski Area
  • Assessment of your skiing
  • Creation of individual training plan

Week 2

  • First Aid Course for BASI L1
  • All Mountain Ski Development

Week 3

  • BASI Level 1 Ski Instructor Exam
  • Celebrate!

Week 4-10

  • All Mountain Advancement Training
  • Focus on off piste and all mountain ski technique improvement
  • Seek out the best conditions across the entire 4 Valleys ski area
  • Introduction to ski touring
  • Avalanche Skills training

We avoid a detailed schedule as we plan the training days according to the weather, snow conditions, rate of improvement and group dynamic. However, we aim to get the absolute maximum out of every day so your skiing really improves across all terrain whilst enjoying some of the best skiing in Europe.

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