Love your board? Learn to set it free with Snowboard Coaching, Splitboard Courses and BASI Training from McNair Snowsports.

Based in the French resorts of Tignes, Val d’Isere and Sainte Foy, McNair Snowsports was founded by Neil McNair, British Snowboard Coach, Instructor and BASI Trainer. With over 16 years of worldwide experience in professional snowboard tuition, McNair Snowsports offers you the strongest, most personalized and experimental coaching programs.

Love your board? Learn to set it free…

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When you first learned to snowboard, you probably got some lessons. Then, over time, you naturally developed your skills and abilities. But there is only so far you can take your riding without some help. If you’ve realised that training yourself will make more difference than new equipment, then we can help whatever your preferred style, terrain or focus.

Freeride, Freestyle and Rider Progression Programmes


Looking to travel off the grid and find new terrain to ride on that was previously reserved for the ski-tourer? Splitboarding is the natural step forward to bring you back to the origins of our sport – freedom, fresh lines and unchartered territory.

Splitboard courses and tours for beginners and experienced backcountry riders


Whether you are thinking of becoming a snowboard Instructor and entering the system for the first time or you are going for the highest accolade, we deliver pre-course training for all levels and modules specific to your needs.

BASI Training information and Level 2 / Level 3 course dates