MINT Snowboarding since 2006. World Snow Award Winners in 2016 & 2017!
Our 2 (half) day course is specifically aimed at intermediate & advanced level riders who are new to freestyle riding and want to learn the foundations needed to progress this area of their riding. You will learn the how to approach and hit jumps and features in the park & side hits on piste, and the basics of flatland tricks including buttering. Open up a whole new awesome aspect to your snowboarding, after this intro course you will never look at the piste the same way again.
Travelling alone? Not a problem! Our snowboard courses 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.
2 half days (3hrs/day)
Group size: Max 6 (Min 4)
You will learn in small groups with others of a similar riding level. You will learn how to assess features and adjust your approach speed, how and when to ollie or pop on kickers and side hits and how to land safely.
This course is specifically developed for intermediate to advanced level snowboarders who want to start freestyle riding. If you have no previous freestyle experience we will work with you over the 2 days to teach you what you need to know to start your freestyle riding off the right way. By the end of the course you will go away knowing the basics of freestyle which you can then build on in your future riding.
Fitness Level 2/5: An average level of fitness required to enjoy this course to it's fullest
Below is a description of the skill levels suited:
Level 3. Lower Intermediate
You are happy linking turns on most runs both consistantly and confidently, although sometimes coming into difficulty on steeps or challenging snow conditions. You wish to ride the whole mountain and find new challenges. We’ll give you the techniques to make your riding more dynamic, start carving your board, learn a few tricks and even take you off piste.
Level 4. High Intermediate
You are an experienced snowboarder, competent riding the whole mountain, in almost all snow conditions and terrain types. Even if you’re content with what you’re riding, a session with an top level instructor can help you enjoy it even more … and chances are you’ll find out there’s still plenty left in the tank. It’s time to increase your performance, dominate the mountain, master new tricks and venture further off piste.
Level 5. Advanced
You are a seasoned snowboarder who has an extensive experience off piste and / or in the snowpark. You can ride any terrain and make it look good. Join a program for riding steep & deep terrain, or finding how 3 feet out of a pipe can be 10 with a bit of coaching.
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