October 2018

What to wear to Keep Warm Skiing

2018-11-10T12:34:17+00:00October 31st, 2018|

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+00:00October 9th, 2018|

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 [...]

September 2018

Beginner – Intermediate Guide to Courchevel. Which runs to start on?

2018-09-17T16:14:36+00:00September 17th, 2018|

Hi, Its Gareth from PDS 3 Valleys, As I explained in the Beginners Guide to Courchevel, Courchevel is a world class resort.  For me as an instructor what makes it the dream place to teach, is the fact that it has amazing choices of terrain for all levels of skiers, which are all linked up.  [...]

August 2018

Getting Fit For Sking – What Exercises to do?

2018-08-21T12:53:25+00:00August 21st, 2018|

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 [...]