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07/08/2017

Tignes Spirit Snowboarding!

We are proud to introduce our very own Tignes Spirit Snowboard School, with camps, clinics and private coaching for everyone!

Our instructor Corinne Mayhew boasts the highest snowboard instructor qualifications:

  • BASI Level 4 ISTD Snowboard Instructor
  • UKCP Freestyle Coach Level 2
  • EMS Level 4 Off-piste Guide
  • Carte Professional du Snowboard en France

Corinne has specific training and experience in delivering technical, tactical, backcountry, freestyle snowboarding sessions, and splitboard guiding. She is a GB Park and Pipe coach, a British Para-Snowboard coach and trains the British Freeride Youth team for Freeride World Junior Tour events.

Based in Tignes, Val d'Isere, Ste Foy and surrounding French resorts, Corinne provides private coaching and group sessions throughout the winter, along with options for week long clinics and camps all over the Alps. Female specific and tailor-made options are also available.

Contact Corinne for camp dates and locations, further info, prices and availability or drop into the Tignes Spirit shop in Tignes le Lavachet to chat to Corinne in person.

E: corinne@tignes-spirit.com

T: +33 (0)615 187 407

I: @cozz_wozz

F: Mayhew Snowboarding

 

Why have lessons, coaching or guiding? 

You've travelled all that way.. taken time off work, organised your trip and forked out your hard-earned cash for a snowboarding holiday. Why not make the most of it by improving your technique, building confidence, exploring new terrain and riding the best equipment the snowboard world has to offer? 

Our snowboard packages offer something for everyone, whether you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced rider. All levels of freestyle, off-piste and technical snowboarding skills are catered for. Perhaps you feel you've explored all the terrain that the Espace Killy area has to offer and would like to try riding somewhere new? Read on to discover how Tignes Spirit can help you fulfil your snowboarding dreams... and contact us for more info!

Camps & Courses

**(please check back regularly throughout the season for updates)

**Zero to Hero** - BEGINNER Group Course

23rd to 28th December 2018

10th to 15th February 2019

7th to 12th April 2019

14th to 19th April 2019

Tignes France. £200 per person (coaching only)

Never strapped a board to your feet before but feel that now is the time to try? 

Mayhew Snowboarding have the perfect Beginner Group Course for you!

Building up knowledge and skills at your own pace, you will develop a thorough understanding of how your snowboard works, as well as the best way to navigate your way around the mountain. Along with plenty of laughs and smiles, you'll be riding blue runs confidently by the end of the week and have a bag of tricks at your fingertips, ready to impress your family and friends! 

Prices: £200 per person (maximum 8 in the group).
Includes: 5x sessions, running 9am-12pm daily Sunday to Friday (with Wednesday off). We can assist you in finding suitable accommodation and transfers, especially for solo travellers. 

 
Please contact corinne@tignes-spirit.com or call +33(0) 615 187 407 for more information or to BOOK YOUR PLACE!!

Take advantage of a special 40% DISCOUNT on quality snowboard equipment hire.

Prices include delivery, fitting and collection of equipment at your holiday accommodation!

 

***Improver*** - intermediate group course

10th to 15th February 2019

17th to 22nd February 2019

7th to 12th April 2019

£200 per person, Tignes France. (Kids only group option aged from 6yrs+ at £150pp).

Are you fairly confident making turns on blue runs but would like to build confidence and skills all around the mountain? If so, this course is for you!

Improve your technical riding, to give you solid building blocks to tackle a wide variety of terrain and conditions.

Learn basic tricks in the park and understand how to improve your freestyle riding, with plenty of time to practise on appropriate features.

Develop all-mountain freestyle skills, so that you learn to see the whole mountain as your personal snow park!

Prices: £200 per person (maximum 8 in the group).
Includes: 5x sessions, running 9am-12pm daily Sunday to Friday (with Wednesday off). We can assist you in finding suitable accommodation and transfers, especially for solo travellers. 

 
Please contact corinne@tignes-spirit.com or call +33(0) 615 187 407 for more information or to BOOK YOUR PLACE!!

Take advantage of a special 40% DISCOUNT on quality snowboard equipment hire.

Prices include delivery, fitting and collection of equipment at your holiday accommodation!

 

 

***Explorer*** - Advanced Group Course

10th to 15th February 2019

17th to 22nd February 2019 

14th to 19th April 2019

Tignes, France. £200 (coaching only)

Confident on red runs, happy in gentle powder and on green jumps but feel you've hit some kind of plateau? Would you like to improve in all areas of your riding, especially your flatland freestyle, park riding, confidence shredding powder, all while riding with a crew of a similar level? If so, this course is for you!

Develop all-mountain freestyle skills, so that you learn to see the whole mountain as your personal snow park!

Prices: £200 per person (maximum 8 in the group).
Includes: 5x sessions, running 9am-12pm daily Sunday to Friday (with Wednesday off). We can assist you in finding suitable accommodation and transfers, especially for solo travellers. 

 
Please contact corinne@tignes-spirit.com or call +33(0) 615 187 407 for more information or to BOOK YOUR PLACE!!

Take advantage of a special 40% DISCOUNT on quality snowboard equipment hire.

Prices include delivery, fitting and collection of equipment at your holiday accommodation!

 

 

***women's backcountry course*** - Advanced backcountry/splitboarding 

3rd to 9th March 2019, Sainte Foy France.

€1095 includes coaching and half board accommodation with White Room Chalets

£300 coaching only if you already have accommodation

Additional £60 for equipment/splitboard rental

Hunting for powder, with psychological, tactical and technical tips for riding in the backcountry. Meet other advanced riders and like-minded women for adventure in this peaceful and undiscovered mecca for off-piste snowboarding. Nikita goodie bags included!

Five full days of guiding from Corinne with optional board testing and splitboarding. 

Full price of £995 also includes half board accommodation at the gorgeous and peaceful White Room Chalets in Ste Foy ski station.

 
Includes: 5x sessions, running 9am to 5pm daily Monday to Friday. We can assist you in finding suitable accommodation and transfers, especially for solo travellers. 

 
Please contact corinne@tignes-spirit.com or call +33(0) 615 187 407 for more information or to BOOK YOUR PLACE!!

Take advantage of a special 40% DISCOUNT on quality snowboard equipment hire.

Prices include delivery, fitting and collection of equipment at your holiday accommodation!

 

 

***Private Coaching***

Book Corinne for Private Coaching to work on any area of your riding you feel requires improvement! This can include freestyle coaching, backcountry/splitboard guiding, technical improvements, instructor training or para-snowboard instruction at any level.

Prices start at £60 per hour for up to two people. Please contact Corinne for prices and availability: corinne@tignes-spirit.com or T: +33 (0)615187407

Take advantage of a special 40% DISCOUNT on quality snowboard equipment hire.

Prices include delivery, fitting and collection of equipment at your holiday accommodation!


Discounts & Packages

Equipment rental...

Book a coaching session with Corinne & receive 40% off equipment rental from Tignes Spirit!

Speak directly to Corinne before ordering if you're not sure which equipment you should request: corinne@tignes-spirit.com 

Price INCLUDES a free delivery and collection service to your holiday accommodation anywhere in Tignes, Val d'Isere, Le Fornet, Ste Foy or Villaroger!

Try Before You Buy!

Corinne rides Endeavor snowboards and can arrange for you to test the full range of 2016/17 and 2017/18 snowboards at Tignes Spirit during your holiday. Use your coaching session to discover the difference your equipment can make to your riding and boost your confidence with a trusty and responsive setup.

You will also receive a great discount for purchasing snowboards and other equipment through Tignes Spirit when referred by Corinne.

Splitboarding...

Tignes Spirit stocks the latest in splitboard technology from Burton Snowboards, Spark R&D Bindings and Ortovox safety equipment. Book any of the following splitboard courses to receive a 40% discount on splitboard equipment rental at Tignes Spirit.

The 'Introduction to Splitboarding' session is designed for intermediate to advanced riders who would like to escape the crowds and experience a new side to snowboarding.

'Splitboard Improver' is for confident off-piste riders looking to improve their backcountry mountain knowledge and gain experience in more isolated areas. 

**All route decisions are made according to safety.

Please check back regularly for updates as new camps and course dates will be added.

Alternatively, follow Corinne on Facebook & Instagram or email: corinne@tignes-spirit.com to be added to our mailing list!