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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? 
Lewis Sonvico in the rail jam
Lewis Sonvico in the rail jam

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)

SUMMER 2019

"Tignes Summer Riding is a Truly Amazing Experience!"

Make the most of what Tignes has to offer this summer, with the best in technical and freestyle snowboard coaching on the glacier each morning before discovering a wealth of free outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, swimming, archery, skateboarding and stand-up paddle boarding and more... 

Come and join us for GROUP or PRIVATE sessions at heavily reduced rates and get ahead of the rest in plenty of time before winter! 
*Accommodation options available. *Tour de France arrives in Tignes 26th July 2019.

Contact corinne@tignes-spirit.com for more information.

 

 

 

SUMMEr Sessions - Junior Freestyle Camp 
Rider: Justin Taylor-Tipton
Rider: Justin Taylor-Tipton

6th-13th July 2019 Tignes, France

This summer’s JUNIORS camp is for any freestyle kids out there (ski AND snowboard) who need time training on snow during the summer months.
A perfect opportunity to train in the mountains with access to next level facilities and professional coaching both on and off snow in association with Snowsport Wales & Snowsport England.

Athletes package £750 per person which includes everything.. just book your flights and let us sort out the rest!

Price includes:

7 x Night’s chalet accommodation.
6 x Delicious two-course evening meal.
6 x Breakfasts (fruit juices, cereals, fresh fruit, yogurts, pastries).
Drinks, tea and coffee with evening meal.
Bed linen, towels and local taxes.
‘My Tignes Open’ Card (Giving FREE access to over 20 sporting activities including MTB lifts).
FREE Wi-Fi and Sky Freeview.
FREE secure bike storage at the chalet.
• Airport Transfers to/from Geneva.
• Five mornings on snow coaching in the Tignes snowpark from Snowsport Wales Head Freestyle Ski coach Rob Taylor and ISTD Snowboard Teacher and GB Snowsport coach Corinne Mayhew.
• Daily off-snow Coaching, Strength & Conditioning, Yoga Sessions and vidéo analysis.

🌟COACHING-ONLY options available at a reduced rate (sort your own accommodation etc)🌟
Parents accommodation & meals package also available from £220pp and we’d love it if you can join us!

Please contact corinne@tignes-spirit.com to discuss your level and decide if this is the right camp for you.

 

 

Summer Progression sessions - Ladies week

13th-20th July 2019 Tignes, France

From £200per person for 5x sessions (daily 'drop in' coaching-only rate £50 per person per session)

The Women's Progression Sessions will be hitting up the Tignes glacier park again this summer with daily coaching on a variety of features (green jumps and boxes through to reds). The summer park always has a super friendly and welcoming vibe with a lovely crew up on the glacier... everyone is welcome!

Please don't feel intimidated... these sessions are perfect for anyone who would like to get ahead of the game with some extra freestyle training in an encouraging, supportive environment and quiet park before the busy winter kicks off again!

Maybe you'd like an introduction to the park and can turn both ways (heel to toe and toe to heel) confidently on blue runs. Orrrr…. you might have ridden the park many times before but you'd like to learn some new tricks and gain confidence? Perhaps you're a total park rat and you'd like to perfect your spins on the red kickers and rails?! This camp really is for all levels with plenty of options available and precise coaching from yours truly!

Freestyle ski coaching can also be provided if there is enough demand.

Sessions will run each morning (7.30am til midday) Sun (14th) to Friday (19th) with one day off according to weather conditions.
Full price for the week is £200 for coaching sessions only. Accommodation, meals, transfers, yoga etc can be also be provided for an additional fee.

**DROP-IN prices available for those only able to join us for a couple of sessions. Prices start at £50 per session**

Please contact me for further information or to book!
E: corinne.mayhew@gmail.com
WhatsApp: +33 (0)615187407

 

***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 2017/18 and 2018/19 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!