Definition offers camps for Freestyle, Performance riding and Instructor courses. We also have Girls only freestyle courses and Ski freestyle courses.
Instructor courses for BASI, IASI and SNSC.
The Snow Centre Hemel
Who We Are
Definition is run by Gavin Learmonth, former coach to the British World cup/Olympic Snowboard Team and one of Britain’s highest qualified snowboard instructors. Due to his impressive profile, he can challenge you and progress your riding what ever your level. Definition offers courses in the UK for freestyle from beginner to wanna be pro,
The 2 day entry freestyle course will take through your first steps into freestyle. We offer courses for Girls only and Improver freestyle
Our courses will take through your first steps into freestyle. Whether you have been riding for a while or just a short time as long as you can happily ride down the slope, then this course if for you. We believe that, to learn and get the most from your riding you need to feel relaxed and at ease. We will endeavor to provide an open and friendly environment where your skills will flourish.
You will be in a group of people of the same ability and we will use video analysis to give constructive feedback.
- Morning: Flat land skills, learning how to Ollie.
We will start with learning good technique for freestyle, such as stance and posture, progressing to flatland maneuvers and learning how to ollie.
- Afternoon: Entry onto rails, 50/50s and board slides.
We will play on a small rail or box, working on posture and balance, aiming to achieve a 50/50 (a straight run over the rail). Progressing from this we will attempt to master a board slide. Again, we will use video analysis to give feedback and capture your best moves!!
- Morning: Rails and boxes
We will return to rails and boxes, improving skills from day 1 and learning different types of board slides, and maneuvers.
- Afternoon: Kickers
We will move on to kickers, taking to the air with some straight airs. We will focus on approach techniques and learn how to maintain balance while in the air.
Many struggle landing jumps from the Kicker, this course aims not just to demonstrate skills but also teach the fundamentals, so we will teach you how to get to the sweet spot on the landing.
Dependent on individual needs and goals, we will progress, taking your freestyle skills to the next level. This course aims to be flexible, so we can give specific coaching and work on individual goals. Definition aims to motivate and challenge everyone.