Professional Snowsport Coaching Clinics (PSCC)

OnTheMountain Academy “Performance Snowsports Coaching”

OnTheMountain Academy by Neige Aventure is introducting an exciting new range of ski & snowboard coaching clinics for 2016-2017.

These Performance Snowsports Coaching Clinics (PSCC) are significantly different to standard snowsports school group lessons because they are focused on really improving specific skills and abilities rather than general technique.

The PSCCs take place in small groups of 3-6 people with the OnTheMountain Academy snowsports coaches allowing for real progress in leaps in bounds.  

PSCC 1 - Ski Season Preparation

PSCC Option 1: Ski Season Preparation

This PSCC is designed to provide the perfect pre-season preparation know-how required to strengthen your physique before you hit the slopes, coupled with the proper techniques for avoiding injuries during the season as well as many specific exercises for building and strengthening the muscles used in skiing/snowboarding.

This is a 6 day clinic with 4 hours per day of on-snow coaching plus 1 hour/day supplementary exercises.

Who is this PSCC suitable for?

For intermediate to advanced skiers/snowboarders.

PSCC outcome:

To be on top form to hit the slopes at your maximum potential.

Included:

Ski/snowboard and fitness coaches for 6 days - starting on Sundays

Groups of 3 to 6 people (maximum 6)

Gym Use

Optional extras: 

Top of the line ski or snowboard equipment rental at special discount prices

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Typical day:

8:30 am - Meet at the resort

9:00am – Head out to the lifts and begin your on-hill ski training

1:00pm – Lunch, then free ski time

2:30pm – Cool down and wrap up

3:00pm – Off-piste fitness

4:30pm – Drink and chat time

6:30pm – Dinner 

 

 

For all questions, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

PSCC 2 - Fast Track for Absolute Beginners: intensive clinic

PSCC Option 2: Fast Track for Absolute Beginners: intensive clinic

This PSCC is for complete beginners who would like to kick start their passion for skiing or snowboarding in the most effective way by providing a top quality framework and structure that will allow for really rapid progress to be made along with a quick & safe grasp of the basics.

This is a 6 day clinic consisting of 6 hours per day of on-piste coaching plus video analysis. 

A good level of fitness is required to obtain the maximum benefits from this clinic.

Who is this PSCC suitable for?

This course is for complete beginners who are relatively fit and have high energy levels.

PSCC Outcome:

Learn the basics quickly and safely

Learn to do parallel turns (skiers)

Learn to do basic turns (snowboarders)

Introduction to carving

Tackle the red runs

Included:

A personal ski/snowboard coach for 6 days

Courses last six days - starting on Sundays

Groups of 3 to 6 people (maximum 6)

Optional extras:

Equipment Rental at special discount prices

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

Typical daily schedule

8:30 a.m. - Meet at the resort

9:00 a.m. - Head out to the lift and begin your on-piste training.

1:00 p.m. - Lunch break

2:30 p.m. – second part of slope-based ski training

4.30 p.m – Video analysis

5:30 p.m. – Drink & chat

6:30 p.m. – Dinner

 

For all questions, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

 

 

 

 

PSCC 3 - Absolute Beginners: ‘Gentle’ course

PSCC 3 - Absolute Beginners: ‘Gentle’ course

So you’ve always wanted to ski or snowboard and you’d like a really effective way of starting without going over the top. Then this is the clinic for you!  We provide a top quality framework and structure that allow you to grasp the basics safely and make good progress. 

It’s a 6 day clinic consisting of 5 half-days and one full day of coaching, supplemented with personal practice either individually or in groups during non-coaching time.

A reasonable level of fitness is required if you are to obtain maximum benefit from this clinic.

Who’s it suitable for?

This course is for complete beginners

 

Goals

Learn the basics quickly and safely

Learn to do snowplough turns with confidence

First turn on the board

Introduction to parallel turns

Introduction to basic turns

Tackle blue runs competently 

Included in the week:

5 half-days and one full day of coaching

Courses last six days – starting on Sundays

Groups of 5-10 people per skiing class, and 5-8 people per snowboarding class.

Optional extras

Equipment Rental at special discount

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

Typical daily schedule

8:30 a.m. - Meet at the resort

9:30 a.m. – Meet on the slope / start of lesson

12:00 a.m – End of the lesson

Free afternoon (except on full day)

5:30 p.m. – Drink & chat

6:30 p.m. – Dinner

 

For more information, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

 

PSCC 4 - ‘She Skis’: Ski Test Clinic for Ladies

PSCC 4 ‘She Skis’: a Ski Test Clinic for Ladies

For some years now a wave of creativity has engulfed the ski manufacturing industry, resulting in a wide variety of different shapes of ski and innovative technologies. It’s great news, but it makes it tricky to choose the equipment that’s best for you.  The new ranges of skis include many that are specially designed for female skiers. 

This 6 day clinic provides you with expert assistance as well as feedback from our ski technicians as you try out different skis every day (or even every half-day if you want). By the end of the week you’ll have had every opportunity to identify the skis that you find the best, and also to have tried out a variety of skis in differing terrain and conditions.

Who’s it suitable for?

This clinic is for intermediate to advanced Women skiers

Goals

Try many of the different skis / snowboards on the market and choose your favorite(s)

Included in the price

VIP ski test rental for 6 days

Technical advice for choosing skis

Please note that instruction is not included 

Optional extras

Boots Rental at special discount

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

Ski coach/guide

 

For more information, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

PSCC 5 - All Conditions, All Terrain Clinic

PSCC 5 - All Conditions All Terrain Clinic 

This clinic provides the necessary progression to get you off that intermediate or advanced plateau and able to ski/snowboard the entire mountain well, whatever the conditions: steeps, powder, bumps, hard packed snow, trees, and couloirs. If you are an advanced skier/snowboarder or even an intermediate looking for real adventure, this is your chance to truly improve your skiing! 

Who’s it suitable for?

Good skiers / snowboarders

Goals

Understand how to ski/snowboard in all snow conditions

Introduction to off-piste safety (transceiver use, preparation for a day off-piste, equipment knowledge)

Improve your off-piste technique

Included in the price

A personal ski coach for 4 days and a mountain guide UIAGM/IFMGA for 2 days

Course last six days – starting on Sundays

Groups of 3 to 6 people (maximum 6)

Optional extras

Equipment Rental at special discount

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

 

For more information, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

PSCC 6 - Ski/Snowboard Test Clinic

Ski/Snowboard Test Clinic

For some years now a wave of creativity has engulfed the ski/snowboard manufacturing industry, resulting in a wide variety of different shapes of ski/snowboard and innovative technologies. It’s great news, but it makes it tricky to choose the equipment that’s best for you.

This 6 days clinic provides you with expert assistance as well as feedback from our ski/snowboard technicians as you try out different skis/snowboards every day (or even every half-day if you want). By the end of the week you’ll have had every opportunity to identify the skis/snowboards that you find the best, and also to have tried out a variety of skis/snowboards in differing terrain and conditions.

Who’s it suitable for?

This clinic is for intermediate to advanced skiers/snowboarders

Goals

Try many of the different skis / snowboards on the market and choose your favorite(s)

Included in the price

VIP ski/snowboard test rental for 6 days

Technical advice for choosing skis/snowboards

Please note that instruction is not included

Optional extras

Boots Rental at special discount

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

Ski coach/guide

 

For more information, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

PSCC 7 - Mogul and Steeps Clinic

PSCC 7 - Mogul and Steep Slope Training

For physically fit intermediate through to advanced skiers, this clinic is a full 6 days of intensive on-snow training, video analysis and personal coaching.  You’ll ski tons of bumps on the famous Mont-Fort & Col des Gentianes, the Chassoure/Tortin, and the Plan De Fou itineraries, plus bumps next to many of the red and black pistes across the 4 vallees.

You’ll learn how to achieve and maintain better balance, speed control techniques, and tactics that make skiing moguls easier and even more fun.

Who’s it suitable for?

This course is for intermediate to advanced skiers 

Goals

To be able to ski moguls and steep slopes with confidence and good technique

Included in the price

A personal ski coach for 6 days.

Course last 6 days – starting on Sunday

Groups of 3 to 6 people (maximum 6) 

Optional extras

Equipment Rental at special discount

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

 

Typical day:

8:30 am - Meet at the resort

9:00am – Head out to the lift and begin your on-hill ski training

1:00pm – Lunch

2:30pm – Continue training

4:30pm – video analysis

5.30pm - Drink and chat time

6:30pm – Dinner

For more information, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

 

PSCC 8 - Mountain Safety and Touring Clinic

PSCC 8 - Mountain Safety and Touring Clinic 

For advanced and expert skiers/snowboarders only, this clinic offers you the opportunity to spend 6 full days in the mountains with a professional UIAGM/IFMGA Swiss Mountain Guide. Each day consists of a separate tour, and the clinic includes avalanche awareness training, snow profiling and transceiver use, map reading and group leading.

Who’s it suitable for?

This course is for advanced and expert skiers 

Goals

Training and experience of ski touring

Basic knowledge of how to behave in an avalanche

Ski Patrol course content information for Switzerland & England www.swiss-skipatrol.ch /www.basp.org.uk

Ski/snowboard Guide course content information UIAGM/IFMGA

For BASI Instructors only: to achieve 5 of the 6 tours necessary to complete the EMS log book. (BASI EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN SAFETY / BASI LEVEL 4 EXAMS)

Included in the price

A UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide for 6 days.

Courses last 6 days – starting on Sundays

Groups of 3 to 6 people (maximum 6)

 

Optional extras

Equipment Rental at special discount

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

Night in a mountain hut

 

Typical day:

8:00am - Meet at the resort

8:30am – Start your day on the hill

4:00pm – Return to the resort

5:00pm – Analysis and feedback from the day, theory, and planning for the following day

6:00pm – Drink and chat time

6:30pm – Dinner

 

For more information, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

PSCC 9 - Mogul Clinic

PSCC 9 - Professional Mogul Clinics with OnTheMountain Pro

OnTheMountain Pro and its team of ski and snowboard instructors are excited to welcome you in Nendaz for a Moguls session in the famous 4 Vallées Ski Area.

Are you going to pass your BASI exams? Do you wish to put your focus on mogul training? Or do you simply want to improve your mogul skiing/snowboarding?

With the OnTheMountain Pro clinics you will ski/snowboard tons of bumps on the famous “Mont-Fort & Col des Gentianes” itinerary, with its 1000 meter descent, legendary moguls and differing degrees of steeps for every ski level.

You will learn:

  • To achieve and maintain better balance;
  • Speed control techniques for moguls;
  • Tactics that will make skiing moguls easier and more fun. 

6 full days of intensive on snow training, video analysis and personal coaching. 

The clinics run all season from Sunday to Friday.

Included in the price

A personal ski/snowboard coach for 6 days.

Course last 6 days – starting on Sunday

Groups of 3 to 6 people (maximum 6)

Optional extras

Equipment Rental at special discount

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

 

Typical day:

8:30 am - Meet at the resort

9:00am – Head out to the lift and begin your on-hill ski training

1:00pm – Lunch

2:30pm – Continue training

4:30pm – Drink and chat time

6:30pm – Dinner

 

For more information, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

PSCC 10 - ISIA Training Clinic

PSCC 10 - ISIA training with OnTheMountain Pro in Nendaz

After finishing your BASI Gap Year successfully with our team of trainers, we offer you the opportunity to stay in Nendaz for an additional two weeks and train specifically for the ISIA technical exam. Stay in the vibe or join us in Nendaz to train directly after your Gap Course.

Who’s it suitable for?

The course is open to every Level 2 BASI Student (ski or snowboard) who wishes to join us on the mountain and get the best feedback from our trainers. 

Goals

Our trainers will assist you in:

  • Understanding and knowledge of the technical aspects
  • Skier/snowboard analysis and skier/snowboarder development
  • Personal skiing/snowboarding performance
  • Commitment and involvement
  • Client care

Included in the price

A personal ski / snowboard coach for 6 days

Course last six days – starting on Sundays

Groups of 3 to 6 people (maximum 6)

6 days of training, 6 hours daily training

Optional extras

Equipment Rental at special discount

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

 

For more information, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch

PSCC 11 - Professional Race Clinic

PSCC 11 - Professional Race Clinics with OnTheMountain Pro

OnTheMountain Pro and its team of trainers is excited to welcome you in Nendaz for a race session in the famous 4Vallées Area.

Are you planning to pass BASI exams? Do you want to have a taster of what the Eurotest is all about? What the test technique is all about?

With OnTheMountain Pro clinics you will learn the prerequisites to a good race technique:

  • Get used to slalom skiing;
  • Get faster whilst improving your technique;
  • Learn how to prepare a race course;
  • Learn Race preparation.

6 full days of intensive on snow training, video analysis and personal coaching.

Included in the price

A personnal ski coach for 6 days.

Course last 6 days – starting on Sunday

Groups of 3 to 6 people (maximum 6)

Optional extras

Equipment Rental at special discount

Lift Pass

Hotel B&B

Evening Dinner

Massage and Beauty Treatments

Gym Use

Typical day:

08:30 am - Meet at the resort

9:00am – Head out to the lift and begin your on-hill ski training

1:00pm – Lunch

2:30pm – Continue training

4:30pm – Video analyse / feedback

5.30pm -  Chat time / Drink

6:30pm – Dinner

 

For more information, inquiries or bookings please email to 

booking@onthemountain.ch