Posts Categorized: Lecture

Structure with Versatility – New Zealand Workshop

Written by Rupert Tildesley & Lynn Mill The New Zealand workshop ran us through some of their technical course content with the overall theme that they have a technical structure to follow but encourage versatile use of this. They encourage four movements and these are : Fore and aft Rotary Lateral Vertical  Learners are encouraged… Read more »

BASI Adaptive Summary from Interski 2019

Written by Marcus Upton Summary of all the Interski Workshops All the larger nations of Adaptive (GB, Australia, USA, Canada and NZ) all presented workshops based on teaching via the Fundamental Elements, Independence and Goals. It was excellent that the same message was presented and reinforced in different ways from all the nations, this has… Read more »

A Successful Ski Class by Team Germany

The German workshop took us through the six ingredients that they believe create a successful ski class. These ingredients could also be applied to other snowsports disciplines. The structure of the workshop was designed to give us an example of a successful ski class lesson with narration to highlight what is going on in the… Read more »

Teaching teachers to teach by developing reviewing skills

Training all-round snowsports teachers The theme of Interski 2019 is ‘future snowsports’. Throughout the BASI system we prepare our instructors to be lifelong learners who will continue to develop their instructing skills to make them adaptable and prepare them for the future. In the on-snow session we outlined what reviewing skills are and we demonstrated… Read more »

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 »