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Fitness tips from the BASI National Education Team – Core

BASI Trainer and National Education Team member, Tom Waddington, gives some tips on how to train your core in preparation for the winter season. Featuring National Education Team Members Jim Lister, Lesley Page, Paul Garner, Giles Lewis and Lynn Mill as demonstrators. Special thanks to Kraftwerk Fitness, Zermatt for filming facilities.

Thank You

Thank you Cerro Castor Interski 2015 – Cerro Castor, Ushuaia. for an amazing Interski event at the Fin del Mundo! Your demo slope and fun park were fantastic, the snow grooming perfect, your team of volunteers were awesome! Fantastic scenery, we leave with fond memories of Cerro Castor and Ushuaia – thanks to you all… Read more »

Interski 2015 – Team Dual Slalom Event – Friday 11 Sept

Following Lynn and Craig’s qualifying round success in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, they eased through the semi finals today and went head to head in a thrilling dual slalom final. The two teams made up of 2 from Great Britain (Lynn and Craig), 1 Japanese and Matteo from Italy against the second team comprising: 2… Read more »

Friday 11th September – Interski 2015 Update

So finally, the last day of Interski is here. Paul G and I delivered the last BASI lecture last night, which went really well. I’m delighted that all our presentations have been filmed so we can share them all with you. As soon as we get them tidied up and ready to launch they’ll be in… Read more »

Structures and Relationships Global Snowsports Bodies

Written by Dave Renouf There are four key organisations in the global world of snowsports. The umbrella organisation is called Interski International and its three supporting organisations; ISIA (International Association of Ski Instructors), IVSI (International Federation of Ski Instructors) and IVSS (International Association of Snowsports in Schools and Universities).       ISIA – professional… Read more »

Hat Goes Home!

Alex Leaf, BASI Trainer and owner of World Class Skiing, is here in Ushuaia with a group of clients supporting Great Britain. Alex was a member of the Great Britain Demo Team in Japan back in 1995. At that Interski event in 95 Alex was presented with an Australian Team Hat (Rojo). We are delighted… Read more »

Thursday 10 September – Day 5 – Interski 2015 Update

Thursday 10 September – Interski 2015 – Daily Update This week has felt like a time warp – just as you begin to find the daily rhythm of a “full on” Interski day, the week is nearly gone and the closing formalities have arrived. Today, it was the turn of those nations who have watched… Read more »

Wednesday 9 September – Interski 2015 Update

The handshakes, back slapping and compliments were authentic today at Interski 2015 as Great Britain completed all 5 of their Demo runs. It wasn’t just the number of compliments received from the world of snowsports today, it was who was coming over to pay them. Team Manager, Roy Henderson had a wee tear in his… Read more »

Great Britain On-Snow Workshops – Summary Overview 9 Sept 2015

Following the success on the demo slope this morning for Great Britain, there was no time to reflect as it was straight into the on-snow workshops. BASI prepared two workshops; Form-based to skills-based. It’s good for business and the second Bumps and their importance in BASI’s progression. The objective of both workshops was to explain… Read more »

Tuesday 8 September – Day 3 – Interski 2015 Update

Fresh snow this morning and the weather forecast says more on the way! Today there were demos from Australia, Canada, Switzerland, San Marino, Netherlands and Slovenia. The 5 or 6 cm of new snow produced some challenges on the main demo slope. The soft snow resulted in slower speeds than the firmer conditions of the… Read more »