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Ski Instructor Courses, Snowboard Instructor Courses and Performance Training in Val d'Isère

ICE is the only official BASI Training Centre in the world's ultimate ski area - Val d'Isère/Tignes. With ICE you can attend all official BASI courses including a range of ski instructor courses and snowboard instructor courses, BASI Level 1 Ski Instructor Training, BASI Level 2 Ski Instructor courses and performance instructor courses.

The International Centre of Excellence delivers exactly what it suggests....the best ski instructor training and snowboard instructor training from some of the world's top coaches and as a result the best pass rates. People who have attended the BASI program through ICE are the best in the business and are able to work throughout the world. See what they have to say....

ICE is the only Gap Provider to use BASI Trainers exclusively for all ski instructor training, snowboard instructor training and assessing on both ski and snowboard instructor courses. This means you receive the highest level of training from the people who will be assessing you at the end of the course. Read more reasons to choose ICE as your Gap Course Provider.

Whether you are taking a career break or a gap year, there is suitable course to help fast track you into the ski industry.
Furthermore, following your course, we can offer you the best contacts for job prospects around the globe through the ICE network within the ski industry.

The largest provider of Gap courses

ICE has been established for over 13 years and during that time has qualified thousands of ski and snowboard instructors. When you book a residential course with ICE, you are booking on the biggest course of its kind with a wide range of ages and nationalities, so you are guaranteed to make friends. Large numbers on the courses also gives us the flexibility to put you in a group of your level, so you will never be slowed down or struggle to keep up.

Unlike other Gap course providers, ICE is not a tour company - the snowboard courses and ski courses are organised and delivered by the ICE trainers and the package is not comprised of sub-contractors.

As a result we are second to none in Ski and Snowboard Instructor Training.

Please call us on 0870 760 7360
or email info@icesi.org to find out more.

Why not speak to a trainer? There is no substitute for speaking to people who really understand snow sports.

Endorsed by...

...from the blog

Alain Baxter - Olympic medallist and former World Cup racer

Alain Baxter - Olympic and World Cup Ski Racer and winner of BBC's Superstars competition

"I work on the ICE course every year coaching slalom and I think it is a great opportunity to ski with ICE and improve your skiing in many different ways as well gain a well-recognized qualification. The ICE team run a very professional course and I very much enjoy working them. I am looking forward to next year!"

Graham Bell - 5 times Olympic Ski Racer and presenter of BBC1's Ski Sunday

Graham Bell - 5 times Olympic Ski Racer and presenter of BBC1's Ski Sunday.

"The BASI Gap course with ICE is a fantastic opportunity for any aspiriing snowsports instructor. The ICE team are some of the best professional snowsport trainers in the world and deliver a first class course. With their help you stand the best possible chance of achieving your goals."

  • Ski Fitness Training Ski Fitness Training Hot weather, winter season 6 months away, no need to think about fitness, WRONG! We talk about fitness all the time at ICE, it is one of the key ingredients in succeeding and accelerating your learning on an ICE course. If you can introduce it into your everyday routine it is far easier to ramp it up a notch come September. Or perhaps you are already a Ski Instructor, Personal Trainers or physiotherapist and want to assess others, design personal conditioning programmes and know how to implement them with optimal technique. Skifitness.tv has a lot of answers from their conditioning programmes for for a first time skier to 1 Day Fitness Workshops for the professionals. Read more...... read more Posted: 08:09:46 - 21/06/2017
  • Update on FIS Update on FIS Alpine Skiing is going through an "evolution, but not a revolution" chairman Bernhard Russi described. The Alpine Committee recently grouped its members at Portoroz to hear the sub committee proposals. FIS is going through some changes, discussions were around some of the new rules are with regard to course setting, basic quota and online entries, however the biggest change that has caused some complications to the racers is the new speed starting order. Contested was the that the athlete ranked 10 in WCSL-DH always had to start first in training runs, therefore always being the guinea pig test pilot for the others. To avoid this situation the skiers ranked 1 to 10 WCSL will now be drawn between bibs 1 to 19 (uneven numbers) for the training runs. Visit FIS-ski.com for further details. ... read more Posted: 13:02:18 - 01/06/2017

Find out what people think. Thousands of qualified ski instructors give us their thoughts on training with ICE

Training exclusively from BASI Trainers. Good results come from good training. Our team is comprised entirely of BASI Trainers, all of whom train to the highest level (Level 4) within BASI

A snapshot of our BASI trainers - View the whole team

Rupert TildesleyBASI Trainer, British Demo Team member

Mark JonesBASI Trainer, Director of ICE

Dave CowellBASI Trainer, Director of ICE

Rupert GoldringBASI Trainer, British Demo Team member

Derek Chandler - BASI/ICE Trainer

Derek ChandlerBASI Trainer

Amanda Pirie - BASI/ICE Trainer

Amanda PirieBASI Trainer, former British Team racer

Renelle Mortimer - BASI/ICE Trainer

Renelle MortimerBASI Trainer

Simon Cooke - BASI/ICE Trainer

Simon CookeBASI Trainer

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