John is an internationally qualified Ski Teacher and Performance Coach, European Mountain Security qualified, Off piste Ski-Touring Leader and Mindfulness Teacher. He has 30 years of experience in coaching and teaching skiing, training aspirant ski instructors, coaching National Squads, coaching and leading off piste skiing and teaching recreational skiers in many ski schools throughout the European Alps.
John has coached extensively across the world including New Zealand and America. Working as a freelance coach, for National Governing Bodies, Instructor Training organisations and within Ski Schools he has gained a unique and valuable perspective of the British and European ski teaching industry.
John founded Mindful Mountains in 2010 initially to share his research thesis in mindful learning. He has since developed mindful based learning approaches in skiing and outdoor sports. He is based in Champoluc all year round, running outdoor sporting holidays in the summer and mountain retreats in the autumn.
See details of John’s qualifications here.