4 Week BASI Level 2 Residential Course
Residential & catered
Gain your BASI Level 2 on the classic residential course.
The ultimate fasttrack course and a fantastic opportunity to spend most of the ski season in one of the worlds best ski resorts. Broaden your horizons and receive the best ski tuition on your way to a internationally recognized qualification.
The course is comprised of two weeks of half day training with our select group of BASI trainers in preparation for the BASI Level 2 Course which takes place over the last two weeks.
It is necessary to hold a BASI Level 1 qualification in order to be able to do this course.
On the course:
- Personal performance training
- Exclusively from BASI trainers
- Biomechanical assesments
- Hands on boot fitting advice
- Free ski testing
- Up to 40% off your equipment
- BASI Level 2 course
- Training within the performance threads
- Avalanche awareness course
- Race training with Lynn Mill
- Freestyle clinics
- Ski tuning clinics
- Fitness and physiotherapy advice
- Freeride clinics
- Psychological training
- All training course fees
- Accommodation for 10 weeks
- Evening meals 5 days a week
- Airport transfers
- Lift pass
- French lessons (optional extra)
- Male and Female mentors
- Pre course information pack
- Telephone support
- CV advice
- Professional references
- Industry contacts
- Career advice
- Discounts on equipment
- Further courses with BASI
Below is a timetable of the course for the 4 Weeks you will be with us in Val d'Isère.
This week you will be working on the action plan created at the end of the Level 1 Course and also expanding the remit to the bumps and variable terrain with an eye on the Level 2 at the end of the course. Training is delivered exclusively by BASI trainers, and the quality of training is second to none. You will also do the First Aid course this week as part of the overall qualification. Here is a summary of what to expect this week:
- Performance training with BASI trainers
- First Aid Course
Time spent with your trainers on the hill: 9hrs
First Aid Training: 14hrs
Total training time: 23hrs
Race training and freestyle week.
This week you will do some Giant Slalom race training with former British Champion Lynn Mill. Lynn won 17 British Championship titles and achieved many international podiums. You will also have a Slalom session with former British Masters Champion and BASI trainer Rupert Tildesley and do a freestyle clinic with BASI trainer and freeride guru Olivier Renassia, which will be a chance to explore the Val d'Isere Snowpark and develop your freestyle skills. Here is a summary of what to expect this week:
- Giant Slalom race training with Lynn Mill
- Slalom race training with Rupert Tildesley
- Personal performance Training with a BASI trainer
- Freestyle training with Olivier Renassia
Time spent with your trainers on the hill: 15hrs
Total training time: 15hrs
BASI Level 2 Course.
This is the second part of the BASI curriculum and the climax of the course. It is a continuously assessed course which, if successful, culminates in the much coveted Level 2 qualification. The course is physically demanding, as you will spend two blocks of five days involved in lectures, self study, skiing/riding and teaching. Here is a summary of what to expect this week:
- Personal performance training with a BASI trainer
- Personal performance assessment to the Level 2 criteria
- Teaching development sessions
- Teaching assessment to the Level 2 criteria
- A mid course action plan for week 2 of this course
- A result on the last day of the course
- The final party!
Time spent with your trainers on the hill: 55hrs
Time spent off the hill: 20hrs
Total training time: 75hrs
The program above follows how the course has run in recent years but should not be viewed as a definitive itinerary which will be communicated to you week to week via the members area of the website. It can be subject to some variation depending on weather conditions and other circumstances, but this will give you a good idea of what to expect.
You must hold a current BASI Level 1 qualification to attend this course
It is vital that you are properly insured against injury, loss of personal effects and curtailment. Students will need to purchase an insurance policy, details of suppliers that prevoius students have used will be posted when you receive your booking form.
In the background:
Whilst this is an opportunity for you to expand your horizons and get the most from the time you spend abroad there will always be the guidance of the ICE team should things go wrong. Whether it is for medical reason or just a shoulder to lean on, the ICE team will be there to help, should you require it.
Call us on 0870 760 7360 for more information. If you choose option 3, you can speak directly to a BASI Trainer who will happily discuss the course content, accommodation, what to do with your qualifications, how to find work and answer any questions you may have about the course or skiing in general.
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