One of Britians youngest fully qualifed Ski coaches at the highest level in France, Martin's journey was one of the sublime to the extreme....
Martin was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He grew up with a deep love of his home country. You've probably seen him on TV playing his Bagpipes.
A Skier first and foremost, Martin joined a French Ski racing club aged 16 in Haute Savoie, France... one thing led to the next...
Martin holds the highest Ski coaching qualifications. Both the French equivalence BEES 1er degré ski alpin and the BASI level 4 diploma. He is one of the very few people who passed the famous Test de Capacite on his first run and own merits.
Martin raced Skiing as a junior and young adult across Europe in France, Austria and Switzerland. He is formally the 17th fastest downhill Skier in Great Britain. Martin also specialised in technical Slalom and Giant Slalom Ski racing where he competed in the junior national championships.
Martin went on to study and compete in mogul Skiing. Here he spent time rubbing shoulders with many of the greats and competing against many of the best bump skiers in the World such as Olympic Gold medalist Jonny Moseley.
In demand as a teacher of Skiing as well as an off piste guide in Val d'Isere. Martin has featured in extreme Ski films and as an action model for the World's leading Ski brands.
Working both on piste with technical Ski instruction and coaching for Skiers of all levels as well as specialising in off piste instruction, coaching and guiding. Martin will take your breath away with his detailed knowledge of the area.
The development of confidence in Skiers at all levels is core to Martins philosophy.
Skiers learn the appropriate Ski techniques and mental tricks to help them achieve real success on the Mountain slopes.
Martin understands that one size doesn't fit all. This isn't like ski school.
If you can't join Martin in person then learn with him online here.
Master Your Skiing with Martin Mckay
The Original and Best - Since 1988