COVID19: If the courses cannot be held due to closings (ski resorts / hotels / travel restrictions), you have the option of a credit or a refund of the amount paid. If you cannot participate due to official travel restrictions or a positive COVID19 test, you also have the option of a credit or a refund.

Prerequisites to Enter the Instructor Education

The snowboard instructor education is meant for good riders who wish to turn their hobby into their profession.

Personal Requirements

  • above average riding skills
  • good physical condition and coordinative abilities
  • ability to realize new forms of movement efficiently and quickly
  • you should enjoy teaching and the interaction with people of all different ages
  • ability to accept criticism and be willing to continue learning
  • modules as of the year of your 18th birthday, admission/Rookie Coach as of 17th birthday
  • german or french language skills as the courses are held in one of these languages

Situational Requirements

  • possibility to do an internship in a commercial snowboard school before the attendance of the instructor's module
  • at least aged 21 in the examination year
  • bring a pupil for the methodics part in the technique (TE) or instructor's module (IK)

Necessary material for the SSBS courses

You must possess the following material to attend the SSBS courses:
  • SSBS manual (german or french)
  • Board
  • Bindings
  • Boots
  • Snowboard Clothing
  • Tool
  • Board preparation material (wax- and edge sharpening material)

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