Category Archives: Ski Instructor

Learning to Ski at 40: Tips to Skiing Success

Skiing under blue skies

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Or can you? While it’s no secret that learning new skills can get harder with age as we lose some of our adventurous spirit, not all is lost. Learning to ski at 40 is perfectly possible. All it takes is hard work, determination and a whole lot of courage. To help you on your journey to skiing success, here’s some tips on how to learn to ski at 40 and keep up

Ski Lesson Survival Guide

  The mountain isn’t the only thing you should be prepared for. It may sound strange having to prepare for a ski lesson, considering your ski lesson in itself is an act of preparation. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind to help you get the absolute best out of your training. Here’s our guide on how to prepare for your ski lessons and ultimately maximise your experience: Wear the Right Clothes This should go without

Skiing Without Lessons: Is it a Good Idea?

Let’s talk skiing lessons! Some of us out there find them entertaining and love being taught the technique. Others find them tedious. Many prefer a lesson-free holiday, with just the open slopes in front of them. But is skiing without lessons a good idea? With all the advancements and improvements to ski equipment- is it worth it to go without teaching? To answer this for you, we’ve compiled a list of the pros and cons. What are the pros of

Alpine Learning Curves: The Fun Ski School in Portes du Soleil

Alpine Learning Curves is a ski school based in Les Gets, Morzine and Avoriaz. We had a chat with Joe Beer, who teaches Alpine & Telemark Skiing. Let’s learn more from an expert! 1) How long have you been qualified as a ski instructor? I’m into my 32nd season, with 3 in the southern hemisphere in NZ, the rest in Europe. 2) What’s the best thing about being a ski instructor? The travel opportunities, I’ve been around the world skiing and