What to Expect from Ski Instructor Training

Every program is a little different, so don’t take this as the law, but we thought we’d discuss some general expectations and what we’ve experienced taking a fairly in-depth training course. Ski instructor training is generally conducted by the highest qualified skiing professionals. As well as individual crash courses that occur over a few days, […]

Are You Ready to Become a Ski Instructor?

Have you been asking yourself this question a lot lately? We hope you find all your answers here. What standard of skier do I need to be to do the ski instructors course? You need to be a competent parallel skier on all pistes. Because your training is with BASS Megeve instructors you will receive […]

Small but Essential Lesson Safety Tips

Taking a ski lesson is akin to climbing with a belayer; you have the freedom to explore on your own, but you know that a person is present to help in case of danger. Though you may feel more at ease skiing with an instructor, you should always prioritize safety. The ski instructor will determine […]

DIY Ski School: How to Wax Your Skis

While much of your ski education should be conducted on the mountain and in a lesson, there are several aspects of skiing you can learn on your own. One of the most important? Ski maintenance. This equipment can be very temperamental, especially in extreme temperatures and conditions. Learning to take care of your skis will […]

Getting the Most Out of Lessons: Children

Children have an easier time picking up new skills than adults. As a result, children will learn to ski with the most ease and efficiency, making children’s ski lessons one of the most rewarding investments in the ski world. Before signing your kid up for lessons, it is important to understand the variables at play; […]

Getting the Most Out of Lessons: Adults

Learning to ski and snowboard is possible at any age, and the growth in adult-geared beginner classes illustrates the renewed interest in outdoor winter recreation. However, there are a few disadvantages to picking up the skill as an adult; you may lose your patience more easily, you are more aware of the dangers, and you […]

What to Expect from Your First Lesson

To inexperienced or new skiers, lessons can be an intimidating enterprise. Whether you ski in a group or sign up for a one-on-one private lesson, attention will be directed to your experience, form, and technique. To assuage your nerves, we have detailed exactly what you should expect from your first lesson. Though sessions may vary […]

Preparing for Your Ski Lesson

Successful ski lessons are a result of a positive attitude and a willingness to lean. In addition to your mindset, there are several physical items you should check off your to-do list. No matter your skill or experience level, you should arrive at your ski lesson having prepared for the day ahead. Here’s how to […]

Bundling to Save Money

When planning a ski trip, families and individuals don’t often incorporate ski lessons into the budget. Unless a member of your group is a first-timer, you might not consider taking a lesson until day three of your trip—when you’ve bombed down every trail and know the mountain inside and out. Though you may not have […]