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What to wear to Keep Warm Skiing

2018-11-10T12:34:17+00:00|

Hi there, Its Gareth from PDS Academy 3 Valleys.  Ski instructors are like onions, we have layers! For some this might be correct both metaphorically and literally, however in this post you will be glad to know that I am only writing about the latter. With lots of early snowfall across the alps and more [...]

Taking the Eurotest this winter?

2018-11-10T11:54:46+00:00|

With the seasons changing and the temps dropping our focus is starting to turn to winter. Our first project is always on the glaciers, working with candidates aiming to get things dialled in for the first Euro Test of the season. This years calendar kicks off with Carezza in the Dolomites and we as [...]

Getting Fit For Sking – What Exercises to do?

2018-08-21T12:53:25+00:00|

GEETING FIT FOR SKIING – WHAT EXERCISES TO DO? Hey, its Gareth from PDS 3 Valleys.  Here is the 3rd part of my summer skiing fitness blog, I hope you enjoy the read and find it helpful. Where to Start? As mentioned in our previous posts, What is fitness? What to focus on?, skiing taxes [...]

July 2018

Getting Fit for Skiing – What to Focus on?

2018-07-21T13:53:38+00:00July 21st, 2018|

The Physical Demands of Skiing Welcome back, in our last post we explored what is fitness?  We broke it down into its 4 basic components (flexibility, speed, strength and stamina), and then looked deeper into these areas to briefly explore how these relate to skiing.  From this we found that skiing requires you to be [...]

Getting Fit for Skiing – What is Fitness?

2018-07-21T13:25:51+00:00July 9th, 2018|

Your winter ski holiday can seem a million miles away in the summer, however it’s a really good time to get yourself into shape for when your holiday comes around.  Having a good level of ski fitness will allow you to ski well and more importantly enjoy your ski holiday and lessons with us. This [...]