Shona Tate was born into an outdoor family and after competing in ski racing as a child she followed her parents footsteps of becoming a ski instructor. Working in Scotland initially then around Europe and the USA.
Living the life of a "Mountain Girl" Shona has embraced a world of working in the outdoors and truly appreciates the value of what sport and Mountain Life can offer people.
Fully living the "Learn it, Love it, Live it" philosophy with her husband Derek and spending a quality balance of work and play in the mountains.
She has gained a depth of business, coaching, teaching and life experience through her time working in the Voluntary Sector and for Professional Training Bodies and National Governing Bodies in Snowsports.
Shona also has a keen interest in outdoor photography and promoting general fitness and diet for individual needs supporting people to develop strategies for a healthier lifestyle.
British Association of Snowsport Instructors International Ski Teacher Diploma
Sports & Exercise Nutrition Adviser
Purchase the 2 books as 1 package with PD branded Goggle Bag Save 4.95 Teaching Tools & Techniques Pocket size book with protective plastic outer covers Authors: Andrew Lockerbie & Derek Tate Teaching Tools & Techniques is designed to give you a comprehensive resource to assist with your teaching career......
Ski Performance Course ..
Course Length: 5 of 6 days (5 days tuition with the group and the spare day may be used if the weather prevents skiing on one of the days) Dates: 26th April - 3rd May 2018 Accommodation: We have booked a Chalet on the outskirts of Engelberg run by one of our fellow Irish members, Daire O'Connell & his......
Unisex College Hoodie Ribbed cuffs and hem Kangaroo pouch pocket with hidden earphone cord feed Double fabric hood Fabric 80% Cotton, 20% Polyester Weight 280gsm Size S 36" M 38/40" L 42/44" Colour Light Grey Fantastic quality Hooded Sweatshirt, printed with motivational print on back....
SIH Technical Skills & ..
Author: Andrew Lockerbie Andrew draws on his impressive background in ski teaching and coaching to produce thorough, accurate yet easy to understand descriptions of skiing fundamentals a welcome feature for a book of this type. The book follows on brilliantly from Andrews original Ski Instructors Handbook......
Parallel Dreams Alpine ..
A5 size paperback with gloss cover. A must have for all developing skiers and instructors, this book is the most up to date insight to how we ski and how to include all areas of sports performance & strategy to help us and our students perform to their best. Chapters: Basic principles of Skiing (Balancing......
Ski Perf Course, Cervin..
November 2018 Course Length: 5 of 6 days (5 days tuition with the group and the spare day may be used if the weather prevents skiing on one of the days) Dates: 24th November -1st December 2018 (24th & 1st travel days) Accommodation: H/B in Hotel Edelweiss 3 (includes wellness facilities) Course only......
Personal Coaching Personal coaching can help you realize your potential and develop strategies for success. Whether you need help with setting goals, advice about your career, developing a program of training, identifying and improving your strengths or using sport as a vehicle to enhance your life,......
Advanced Ski Performanc..
2017 Dates - 9th October The Parallel Dreams Performance Clinics focus on the required techniques used to be able to ski piste and bumps with effort and ease. Learn how to ski variable terrain and work the various parts of the body using rotation of the feet and legs while keeping your centre of mass......
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Performance Course Chil..
2017 Dates - 15/16th June, 5/6th October The Parallel Dreams Performance Clinics focus on the required techniques used to be able to ski piste and bumps with effort and ease. Learn how to ski variable terrain and work the various parts of the body using rotation of the feet and legs while keeping your......
Advanced Ski Course Sno..
2017 Dates - 13th & 20th June, 20th & 27th September The Parallel Dreams Performance Clinics focus on the required techniques used to be able to ski piste and bumps with effort and ease. Learn how to ski variable terrain and work the various parts of the body using rotation of the feet and legs while......