In this week’s podcast we chat to the Dominique Perret, founder of snow safety training programme, ISTA (International Snow Training Academy). Dominique talks about why he set up the ISTA, what the programme does and and why it’s important to have the right training and knowledge before skiing off-piste. He also tells us about his favourite Verbier restaurants…!

What is European Snowsport?

Founded in 2003 in Verbier, European Snowsport has grown become Europe’s premier international, multi-lingual ski school. Based in some of the best ski resorts in the Alps, we specialize in providing fun, friendly and attentive instructors who will make your time in the mountains unforgettable.

We offer flexible private ski lessons tailored to what you want to learn, be it making your first turns to perfecting your powder skiing. We also offer fun group lessons and private ski lessons for kids. Our small Kids Academy groups range from three to seventeen years old and all kids are equipped with Flaik GPS trackers for maximum safety on the mountain.

European Snowsport is based in the following resorts in France and Switzerland:

Verbier Ski School

Nendaz Ski School

Zermatt Ski School

Chamonix Ski School

St. Moritz Ski School

If you have any questions or you’d like to book a ski lesson, don’t hesitate to get in touch via phone or email. Our friendly office team is always on hand to help you out.

Podcast: ISTA, the course that might just save your life
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Podcast: ISTA, the course that might just save your life
We talk to Dominique Perret, founder of ISTA, the International Snow Training Academy, about why he set up the academy and why it's important to educate ourselves before skiing off-piste.
European Snowsport