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Whatever aspect of your riding you want to improve one to one private lessons are the quickest way for you to learn and to progress. From complete beginner looking to learn the basics of snowboarding to advanced riders who want to polish up their technique or focus on a specific aspect of their riding, individual one to one private lessons allow you to dictate the pace and content of your lessons.

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Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced snowboarder you will see significant developments in your riding throughout the week on one of our technical camps and courses.

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Our Technical camps and courses are run throughout the winter season and are a great way to meet people, make new friends and develop your snowboarding. If you are not sure if this is for you then why not give us a call or send us an email and we can discuss what will work for you.

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Progressing your freestyle riding never stops! From a 2 hr lesson to focus on specific tricks through to a full week of coaching, our instructors will work with you to advance all aspects of your Freestyle riding.

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Avoriaz is considered a hub of European snowboarding and has 5 snowparks including the Burton Stash and a superpipe. There are a further 8 parks across the rest of the Portes du Soleil.

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+33 (0)4 50 84 13 88

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The Woods Snowboard Shop
132 Rue du Bourg
74110 Morzine
France

 

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At MINT Snowboarding we have been teaching kids aged from 3 years old to snowboard for over 12 years. We aim to create a fun and engaging environment for your kids to learn to snowboard. From complete beginner to fully fledged little ripper, our private and group lessons are the perfect way for you kids to learn to ride.

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If you want to get off-piste and hike or splitboard tour into the backcountry to ride epic powder lines then you should be riding with us.

We have a huge choice of backcountry off-piste adventures in the Portes Du Soleil, the Grande Massif and Chamonix for you to choose from. 

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MINT Snowboarding since 2006. World Snow Award Winners in 2016 & 2017!

Beginner & Improver Snowboard Camp – Morzine, Avoriaz

Beginner & Improver Snowboard Camp – Morzine, Avoriaz - Description

Get ahead of the game this year with a sneaky early season snowboard holiday to learn the foundations of snowboarding with our Beginner & Improvers snowboard camp. MINT Snowboarding brings you 5 full days of snowboard coaching and 7 days 1/2 board chalet accommodation that will get you ready for the rest of the season.

MINT snowboarding is the only school in Europe to offer an entry level specific snowboard camp. Together with Burton’s ‘Learn to Ride’ Program we offer a unique way for beginners to learn to snowboard and for improvers to further build their skills and confidence.

The aim of this camp is to teach you the fundamentals of the sport in a fun and supportive environment. This week will give you a solid riding platform to build your future snowboarding progression on.

The beginner & improver snowboard camp is a perfect way for you to spend a week learning to snowboard with others of the same level.

 

Duration

This camp runs for 1 week. It includes 5 days of on snow coaching and a free day to practice your skills. Arrival / departure days depend on the course dates (see below)

Ratio

Small Group Size: Maximum 6 people (min 4)

Advantages

The aim of this snowboard camp is to teach you the fundamentals of snowboarding in a fun, relaxed and engaging environment. At the end of the week you will have learnt everything you need to develop your base snowboarding technique which you can build on in the future… as well as having made a whole new bunch of friends!

Is this for me?

If you’ve never snowboarded before, or have only done a week or two of riding, then this is the perfect snowboard holiday for you! The coaching will teach you everything you need to know from strapping on your board, making your first turns to further developing a solid riding platform to build your future snowboarding progression on.

Are you a higher level rider? We have a intermediate & advanced Technical Performance snowboard camp too!

Travelling alone? Not a problem! Our beginner snowboard camps are designed with solo-travellers in mind. They are a great way to progress your snowboarding, learning in a small group with others of the same level… and you will end the week with a bunch of new snowboard friends!



Suggested Fitness Level

Fitness Level 1/5: A basic level of fitness required to enjoy this course to it's fullest




Suitable for Snowboarders with a Skill Level 1 to 2

Below is a description of the skill levels suited:


Level 1. Beginner

A total beginner or you want to start again. Taking a lesson is by far the best way to begin your snowboarding experience. We’ll give you the basic skills ensuring learning is fun and confidence is built.

Maybe you’ve done a little before, are able to slide on both edges, but are not yet turning from one to another.

Level 2. Improver

You are able to do basic turns in both directions on green and easy blue runs. Now you’re able to link turns a little encouragement & help goes a long way. It’s time to build on those basic skills and start exploring the mountain.

Structure

Benefit from 5 full days of coaching in small groups. Coaching runs for 5 days, with a day off mid-week to relax and recuperate or to head out on the slopes and enjoy your new skills.

Day 1: Learning the foundations of snowboarding. We will teach you the skills and techniques which will form the basis of your future riding style.

Day 2: Teaching you the basics of movement skills which paired with the skills and techniques learnt on Day 1 will keep you progressing with confidence.

Day 3: Implementing the skills and techniques gained over the previous 2 days to progress your riding away from the beginner areas.

Day 4: New runs/terrain/confidence, skills development on new terrain.

Day 5: Consolidating everything you have learned so far to get you confidently achieving your snowboard goals.

Accommodation

Accommodation is with the fantastic Treeline Chalets in one of their centrally located chalets in Morzine, a short walk to the après ski bars and restaurants

  • 7 nights half board accommodation in shared rooms*
  • Three course evening meal, six nights per week (chalet staff have 1 night off during the week)
  • Unlimited wine during dinner
  • Continental breakfast six days a week with 2 daily cooked options
  • Afternoon tea including homemade cakes, tea and coffee
  • Honesty bar with beer

*Rooms are shared with other solo travellers joining the camp in same sex, twin or triple rooms. Single person supplement available upon request.

Whats included

  • Accommodation in Morzine

    7 nights half board chalet accommodation

  • 5 Full Days of Coaching

    With a fully qualified BASI ISTD (or equivalent) snowboard instructor (5 hrs / day)

  • Airport Transfers

    To / from Geneva Airport

  • Video coaching

    To help analyse your riding and consequently understand how to make appropriate changes

  • Pilates session

    Focused towards snowboard stance & alignment

  • Snowboard waxing & tuning class

Whats not included

  • Ski pass
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal snowboarding equipment
Please scroll down. Prices are shown below

Course

Date

Price

15/12/2018 Treeline Chalets
997€ - EARLY BOOKING SPECIAL
13/01/2019 Treeline - Chalet Cordée
1210€

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