Posts Categorized: Interski 2019

Using the TIED Model to Develop Adaptable Technicians and Adaptable Teachers

The production of adaptable teachers is BASI’S overriding theme at this Interski conference. BASI has undeniable success in creating instructors that can fit into any school anywhere. A BASI instructor is unbound by a prescriptive technique or an imperative lesson plan. It is not a new achievement. BASI has long embodied pragmatism and inclusion. A… Read more »

Meet the team – Jas Bruce

We sat down with BASI NET team members and asked them about their journey through the BASI system. We all know that going through the BASI system (or any other instructing system) can sometimes feel hard. We wondered how these BASI members were successful in their journey. What we found were stories that are universal… Read more »

The Perils of Dogma in Skiing, the Perils of Dogma in Life

Dogma is “a principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true.”  I remember an argument that two industry friends had about skiing. It is not the theme of the argument I particularly recall- perhaps it was about the use of lower leg versus hip in a turn, or the adjustments… Read more »

Funny how things change in skiing…

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Written by Rupert Tildesley NET Team member and BASI Demo Team demonstrator at Interski 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019 Funny how things change. When I was (quite a bit) younger, I had a book called ‘Ski the French Way’, a glossy hardback published by Peter Stuyvesant Travel. A book full of suave, coiffured, Stuyvesant… Read more »

Preparing for World Interski 2019 – how does this event come together?

L2R: Erich Melmer - President Interski, Krastiyo Zgurovski - Bulgarian Organising Committee, Dave Renouf - Vice President, Interski

Report on Interski International Presidium meeting in Frankfurt 14 -17 October 2018 By Dave Renouf With members of the Interski Presidium spread around the globe, organising World Interski is a collaborative project with some unique challenges. In this piece, Dave Renouf provides an insight into how the organisers bring the event together. Dave wears two… Read more »

BASI announces PANDA OPTICS eyewear sponsor for National Education Team 2018 – 2022

Panda Optics eyewear and BASI have confirmed a supply sponsor partnership for BASI’s National Education Team as they make their preparations for the World Interski Congress in Pamporovo, Bulgaria in March 2019. Panda Optics will sponsor the team sunglasses in a sponsorship package worth £1,500 (RRP). Panda Optics is a British brand producing high performance… Read more »

Pamporovo General Assembly 9-10th June 17

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James Lister, Andrew Lockerbie, Roy Henderson, Pete Allison and Dave Renouf have just returned from Pamporovo, Bulgaria where they joined delegates from 36 other countries to discuss plans for the 2019 Interski Congress. Dave was there as he is a Vice President on the Interski presidium. The Presidium held separate meetings as their agenda was… Read more »