British Alpine Ski School

British Alpine Ski School, Morzine: Address, Phone Number, British Alpine Ski School Reviews: 5/5

British Alpine Ski School
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BASS Morzine & Les Gets is a snowsports school and instructor training centre based in the French alps. We have established a reputation for excellence through the exceptional quality of our group sessions, private lessons and long term training provided in English language to small, personal groups. We operate in the resorts of Morzine, Les Gets and Avoriaz in the huge Portes Du Soleil. Out of European winters we deliver courses in UK snow centres and glacier resorts such as Stubai and Les Deux Alpes.
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Chester, UK4 contributions
Private Lesson - do it!
Mar 2020 • Solo
Another fantastic lesson from BASS. I was struggling to master something and Becci helped me break it down into bite sized chunks. I came away feeling so positive with goals to focus on - after a couple of days working on the tips she gave me, I already feel more confident.

Professional, cheerful and approachable, you can’t go wrong with Becci.

I would always use BASS out of preference - they’re a great team, including the office staff. Book ahead ! I was very lucky to get a late availability slot.
Written March 13, 2020
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Thanks for your comments, It's great to know that you had another fantastic lesson with us, Becci in particular. We have such a talented team of instructors who will work with you every step of way, creating suitable challenges, encouraging you to push yourself within a safe and fun environment. We hope to ski with you again soon!
Written March 14, 2020
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Rachel S
Leeds, UK9 contributions
Adult group lesson
Mar 2020 • Family
I was in a class with two others. I had only been on one ski trip before a long time ago, and was lacking confidence.

I improved more than I had hoped by the end of the week. I had a really fun time learning to ski with Tom, who has a great sense of humour and is really supportive. I felt challenged, but never scared. I felt safe and that the lessons were flexible and adaptable for the group, so we got the best out of the sessions possible.

The booking system and organisation was also very straightforward with good responses with all forms of communication.

I loved my ski trip, can’t wait to come again and will be booking lessons with BASS for myself (and my children) the next time I come.

Thank you to all at BASS, especially Tom!!
Written March 13, 2020
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Thanks for your comments, It's great that you enjoyed your group lessons with Tom. Tom is such wonderful instructor, loved by all and requested time and time and time again . Even though you're learning and progressing all the time, with Tom with you every step of the way, lessons just don't feel like lessons, but a fun time out on the slopes with a friend. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your time in the Alps and we hope to ski with you again soon!
Written March 14, 2020
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PippaG
United Kingdom1 contribution
Efficient team and instructors that really make a difference
Mar 2020
My sister and I had individual lessons, both at quite different skill abilities. Both instructors, Ed and Gordy, were fantastic and made a huge difference to our skiing in a short space of time through clear, simple but incredibly effective instruction. For me personally Ed really honed in on some specific areas of my skiing and gave me ways to address them that so far have really helped - I LOVED my lesson - even the black run! For my sister, her skiing was almost unrecognisable. Highly recommended and will now be my go to ski school anytime I'm in resort. Also thanks to the admin team for a super slick and easy booking process!
Written March 12, 2020
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Thanks for your comments, It's great to know that your lessons with Ed and Gordy were fantastic and made a huge difference in your skiing. It's also very nice to know that you found our booking process and admin team super slick! We try very hard to make everybody's BASS experience as great as it can possibly can be, from the initial enquiry, to skiing within your lessons and beyond. Thanks again and we hope to ski with you both again another time.
Written March 13, 2020
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wandaJohannesburg
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa83 contributions
Made skiin look easy
Mar 2020
Had amazing service from the very first email sent to this company their admin staff were very efficient, as was my instructor Gordon, who had years of teaching experience under his belt.
Really enjoyed my lesson, learnt a lot and couldnt believe how quickly two hours went.
Would definitely go straight back to this company next time I need another ski lesson.
Written March 12, 2020
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Thanks for your comments, It's great to know that you found your whole BASS experience to be an amazing one and we're thrilled to have been able to help. Here's to next time!
Written March 12, 2020
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Anna G
2 contributions
BASS outstanding every time
Mar 2020 • Family
We have used BASS (specifically Tom) for instruction and guidance for a number of years as a group of friends. He has always succeeded in making our sessions enjoyable whilst somehow making us much more competent and confident skiers. This year Tom also took private lessons with my daughter (8) and a friends son (10) and their feedback was that he was ‘brilliant, fun and really kind’, I don’t even think they realised they’d been in a lesson! From a parents perspective they also grew in confidence and ability which was a huge positive.
I would have no hesitation in recommending BASS to anyone as they have never let us down. Jo in the office is patient and hugely efficient in sorting out all our requirements and BASS are also excellent at recommending other great local businesses and services. Our ski holidays (with friends and family) are enhanced by our continued wonderful interactions with BASS!
Written March 11, 2020
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Thanks for your comments, We're so pleased to be a part of your family and friend's ski holidays. You've hit the nail on the head with your description of Tom and he is such a valued member of our 'BASS Family'. We try very hard to help client's get the most out of their holiday time, both on and off the slopes, throughout the booking process, to being on the hill and beyond. Thanks again and we look forward to next year!!
Written March 12, 2020
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LauraMcCready
11 contributions
A fantastic company
Mar 2020 • Family
From making the booking to completing our lessons-BASS was top class!! Tom our instructor was fantastic with our 2 young children and we will be booking in with him next year again!
Written March 10, 2020
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Thanks for your comments, We're so pleased that your whole BASS experience was top class! We try so hard to make it right and keep it right for our client's and we're thrilled to have been part of your holiday experience. We look forward to skiing with the children next time!
Written March 12, 2020
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Emma151
6 contributions
Renewed my love for skiing. Thankyou Tom
Mar 2020 • Couples
My husband bought me a ski weekend for my 50th. I was so nervous, as I hadn’t been skiing for 20 years. Now with kids grown up...we wondered if we could still do it. We had a 2 hour lesson booked with Tom, thanks to a wonderful friend buying me a lesson for my birthday. Their family learnt to ski with Bass. So...Before our121 lesson, we tried out a blue run and I wondered why I had bothered. I wiped out and found that in that 20 years I had lost the upper body strength to get me up. A flaying jelly fish springs to mind. I was all for giving up altogether.
Enter Tom. Thank goodness for him. He was incredible and I’m so grateful to him. After 2 days I feel so super confident that I can honestly say... I now love skiing. Thanks Tom. See you next year. From Emma and Adam
Written March 9, 2020
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Thanks for your comments, What a lovely birthday present from your husband and your friend! We're so pleased that it went well for you and that you enjoyed your lesson with Tom and in turn, your time on the slopes, (it would have been a birthday to remember for all the wrong reasons if not gone so well)!! Tom is a wonderful person, welcoming, patient, kind hearted, funny. Partner that with his expertise, experience, dedication and knowledge as a ski instructor, you can't go far wrong! We have such faith in him and know that he can deliver tip top tuition each and every time! We hope to ski with you another time.
Written March 12, 2020
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Sara W
london34 contributions
Best ski school in Morzine
Mar 2020 • Friends
For the past seven years we have come to Morzine as a group of friends. We count down the days until we see our friend, Tom again. There are not enough superlatives to sum up the professional, caring instructor that is Tom Watts! He is a legend. From the booking process to ensuring that they find the right instructor to fit both the ski abilities and personality of the individual BASS is best in class. Ethically they are part of the Morzine community, and conform to all the French legislation. If the weather is bad try out their Escape Room situated at the back of their office in the main square. Tom has a 12 year old son and has a natural ability as a father to tutor both young and the more mature of us. We laugh a lot and go home feeling that we have had our souls rejuvenated. Tom we all thank you for being a brother and friend. As I said earlier today it’s only another 372 days until we see you again.
Written March 8, 2020
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Wonderful comments, thank you. We really appreciate your custom and your feedback and knowing that you all enjoy your lessons with Tom is just amazing. To us in the office, it's no surprise as Tom truly is a wonderful instructor and human... dedicated to everything he pursues and always wanting to offer the best of himself to help others. Tom will have a big smile on his face seeing your comments and I bet will be counting down the day's along with you.. until next time!
Written March 9, 2020
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Harriet L
1 contribution
Fantastic week!
Feb 2020
This was my third time to Morzine but my first time with BASS. I opted for private tuition in order to improve and spent the week on the slopes with Gordon. He was a great teacher and was always open with me about when I did something well and when he knew I could do it better. He pushed me to do things I would never have thought I could do and by the end of the week I was doing red runs! Already looking forward to next year!
Written March 4, 2020
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That's great and thanks for your comments. How lovely to know that you enjoyed your lessons with Gordy and that you felt he was always open and pushed you during your week. Hopefully we'll get to ski with you again next time!
Written March 9, 2020
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AandMandY
London, UK5 contributions
Great teaching
Feb 2020 • Solo
Really very impressed with the quality of the teaching I received in a group ‘moving on’ beginners class. Clear explanations of what our teacher hoped we would achieve with a focus on us being safe and confident to explore the easier slopes ourselves. I felt confident in my equipment, stopping, turning, using lifts and getting confidence back if my more competent friends took me somewhere a bit scary! Can’t recommend BASS enough. I’ve received terrible ski tuition in the U.K. so was pretty worried about my first ski trip but BASS got me off to a great start on the real slopes. No looking back now!
Written March 3, 2020
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It's great to know that our instructor and group lessons helped with getting your confidence back and well done you for not stopping and giving after having a bad experience in the UK. Our instructors are with client's every step of the way and have time to work on both group and individual needs in our small group lessons. We're so pleased to have been able to help and hopefully will ski with you again another time.
Written March 4, 2020
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