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Internationally Recognised Snowboard Instructor Certifications

Level One through to Trainer's Cert

With In-Depth Learning Resources

Delivering
Safety... Fun... AND Achievement!

About SBINZ

Snowboard Instruction New Zealand (SBINZ) is one of the four divisions within the NZSIA and is responsible for the education and certification for Snowboard Instructing in New Zealand. Through prominent international relationships, SBINZ have established a qualification framework that not only caters to our distinct New Zealand environment, but also prepares our instructors to teach in the many diverse cultures and conditions that we encounter whilst working overseas.

The SBINZ Level One is our entry-level qualification, aimed at teaching domestically and focused on beginners. The Level Two is more focused towards instructors working internationally and is equivalent to many of the Level Two Certifications around the World. The SBINZ Level Three is renowned for its extremely high standards in both riding and teaching, and produces instructors that can perform in any condition, any time, at any level. Furthermore, SBINZ offers a Children’s Teaching Certification, a Park and Pipe Certification and the Trainer’s Certification. Please read the individual certification pages for more information.

Ultimately, SBINZ is a well-established, educational body that is internationally renowned for producing professional, knowledgeable instructors, with the capabilities to teach and ride at very high standards.

Snowboard News

2021 Tech Team Tryouts

2021 Tech Team Tryouts

The SBINZ Tech Team Tryouts was postponed last year due to Covid, BUT... This June, we will have the tryouts back in full swing. What is the Tech Team? The Tech Team is a small, selected group of Level Three and Trainer Certified SBINZ members, with the directive of...

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SBINZ Riding Changes for 2021

SBINZ Riding Changes for 2021

In the end of season SBINZ Committee meeting last October, we did a big "self reflection" process of the riding standards throughout the whole system. We spent hours discussing the standards at each and every level, the barriers for members at those levels, and the...

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Snowboard Webinar Topics

Snowboard Webinar Topics

Last night, Paul Philip delivered our second webinar in the series via Zoom to current members. The recording will be posted later this week before the third webinar is delivered next Sunday with Tony Macri. We then have three more webinars to deliver in June but we'd...

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