Guest Satisfaction

By Ryan Thompson in 2011. In an era of world travel offering many different leisure activities the snowboard industry is in an extremely competitive market place. The challenge is to differentiate the snowboard industry from the other leisure and travel options to...

Methods for Methods

By Rhys Jones in 2010. The Method Air is the classic snowboard trick; a firm favourite for snowboarders since its origins.  Although to some people the Method may not be a difficult trick, to do one with style and panache is arguably one of the greatest challenges in...

Branching Out

By Kelly Barclay in 2008. To a beginner ‘basic stance’ is the way to stand on a snowboard. For an Instructor basic stance is a tool to make his or her job easier. To a Trainer/Examiner the basic stance is a standard by which to coach, it is a means in...

Spin To Win

By Dan Smith in 2007. When teaching frontside 360s, have you ever seen your students skid 90 degrees before takeoff and felt the need to shield your eyes as they almost catch a toe edge when they reach the lip of the jump?! If the students were lucky enough they will...