SEARCH FOR UNTRACKED POWDER

If you’re longing to explore the backcountry, splitboarding is for you. Serene surroundings, meditative uphill climbs and untracked snow are the rewards for those willing to earn their turns. I'll teach you how to safely enjoy the backcountry, all you need is the right gear, some energy and a splash of determination.

COURSE DETAILS

Pre-holiday

Ready2Ride body preparation guide book

Mindset questionnaire

Equipment guide and checklist

On holiday

1 Full day of on-snow coaching

3 Half days of on-snow coaching

2 Workshops, including how to maintain your equipment and fundamentals of riding

Avalanche safety training, including how to use a transceiver, probe and shovel

Post-holiday

MP4 action plan to continue your riding progression

Copy of video with analysis

DATES

16/03/2020 – 19/03/2020

LOCATION

Tignes, France

PRICE

£290

Times: Wednesday is always 9am-4pm. Other days/times for the course to be confirmed the week before (determined by weather and snow conditions)

Level: Intermediate to advanced rider

Max Group Size: 6

Equipment: You will need to supply your own splitboard, poles and avalanche kit

Pre-holiday

Ready2Ride body preparation guide book

Mindset questionnaire

Equipment guide and checklist

On holiday

1 Full day of on-snow coaching

3 Half days of on-snow coaching

2 Workshops, including how to maintain your equipment and fundamentals of riding

Avalanche safety training, including how to use a transceiver, probe and shovel

Post-holiday

MP4 action plan to continue your riding progression

Copy of video with analysis

DATES

16/03/2020 – 19/03/2020

LOCATION

Tignes, France

PRICE

£290

Times: Wednesday is always 9am-4pm. Other days/times for the course to be confirmed the week before (determined by weather and snow conditions)

Level: Intermediate to advanced rider

Max Group Size: 6

Equipment: You will need to supply your own splitboard, poles and avalanche kit

COURSE CONTENT

WORKSHOPS

Throughout your snowboard holiday there will be 4 workshops to help you understand the fundamentals of snowboarding. This includes technique for piste performance (carving, switch, standard turns, steeps and variable terrain). You'll learn how to control your speed and line for varying conditions, as well as getting to know the fundamentals for flatland freestyle.

READY2RIDE

Pre-holiday: Learn how to prepare your body for snowboarding from our Ready2Ride Body Preparation guidebook. You'll also receive a mindset questionnaire, and a complete board equipment guide and checklist.

On holiday: There are 4 workshops during your week, these include video analysis sessions, workshops on equipment servicing to ensure you correctly maintain your kit, and a mindset workshop to help you overcome any barriers.

EXPERIENCE UNTRACKED SNOW

You’ll understand how the split boarding equipment works; learn skinning up ascent techniques as well as route planning for your ascent and descent. You’ll learn how to change between hiking mode and riding mode like a pro with fast exchanges.
 
You’ll understand how to ride variable snow and tackle steep terrain with confidence and master the art of turning with all different shapes, sizes and speeds.
 
As well as mastering correct technique you'll learn how to stay safe on the mountain. From understanding meteorological behaviour to learning how to use a transceiver – we will do mock avalanche scenarios that require you to use an avalanche kit.
 
Over the week you will receive precise technique re-modelling and personal riding analysis, detailed individual feedback and a take-home action plan so that you can continue to improve your riding.

TRAVEL DAYS

Normally Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday.

SINGLE TRAVELLERS

We welcome single travellers.  Some accommodation providers charge a single occupancy supplement. Please contact us for more details.

EQUIPMENT

We have connections in resort who offer fantastic discounts should you with to purchase equipment or rent.

FLIGHTS & TRANSFERS

Most accommodation package providers have set airports in their deals.  For Tignes & Courchevel all flights & transfers are from Geneva.

With Fresh Snowboarding you will...


• Save time, improve quicker and fast track learning.
• Have confidence, knowing exactly what to do and when to do it.
• Develop your technical riding with precision & consistency.
• Understand the theory behind all the technique.
• Have the ability to teach yourself after the course is completed.
• Save money by receiving correct & accurate advice from the best, an experienced BASI Instructor Trainer/Examiner

With a holistic approach you will...


• Focus on your riding as a whole, not just bash out drills to improve technique.
• Understand the importance of ‘blended’ learning, ie technique, equipment, body strength & mindset.
• Learn about yourself and how you personally learn.
• Know what to do in ‘melt down’ moments or when the mind stops you from getting to the next level.
• Be more prepared, get your BODY.MIND.BOARD ready 25 days in advance, before your holiday.
• Save time, get better faster, have more confidence, ride faster, have less falls, make new friends and smile more.
• Find more consistency with your riding progression with detailed, precise instruction.

A NOTE FROM RENELLE

My goal is to empower you to self-teach; by educating, guiding, and supporting you to be a stand-out rider. My BODY.MIND.BOARD approach is truly magic, delivered in a fun, sociable and relaxed atmosphere. Expect to leave with next level riding and a fine education.

I hope to see you soon!

Renelle. x