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Level guide ski school

Would you like to book a lesson or course, but are you not quite sure which level is best for you? Our level guide for skiing and snowboarding can help! Find out what basic skills are required by age and level. The indicators further shows what you will learn. This way you can quickly determine your level and easily choose the most suitable lesson or course.

Level guide Skiing & Snowboarding

LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4
No experience - Green Intermediate - Blue Advanced - Red Expert - Black

Level guide skiing

Level 1: No experience
  BASIC SKILLS WHAT AM I GOING TO LEARN? RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS
3-5 YEARS OLD I have never skied before.

Together with my parents, I will get to know the snow and skiing in a playful way. In the process, I will discover the fun of gliding on snow. 

Parent & child skiing lesson

3-5 YEARS OLD I have never skied before, can't keep my balance sliding and snowplough. I will learn to actively move with ski's, keep my balance and stop.

Ski courses 3 years

Ski courses 4-5 years

6-12 YEARS OLD I have never skied before, can't stop and can't make turns yet.  I will learn how to safely stop and how to go downhill in snowplough turns at all times.

Ski courses 6-12 years

SnowCamps

KidsDay

FROM 13 YEARS I have never skied before, can't stop and can't make turns yet.  I will learn how to safely stop and how to go downhill in snowplough turns at all times.

Ski courses from 13 years

SnowCamps (up to 16 years)

ALL AGES I have never skied before. During this first introductory lesson, you will experience how to handle the ski equipment, slide balance, slow down and ski down a small slope.  Trial lesson skiing
Level 2: Intermediate
  BASIC SKILLS WHAT AM I GOING TO LEARN? RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS
3 YEARS OLD I can actively move with skis, keep my balance while gliding and have been introduced to snowplough stop.

I will learn to stop and ski in one direction.

Ski courses 3 years

4-5 YEARS OLD I can actively move around with skis, keep my balance while gliding and have experience stopping.  I will learn how to stop safely at all times and will learn how to go downhill in snowplough turns.

Ski courses 4-5 years

6-12 YEARS OLD* I can stop and go downhill in snowplough turns safely at all times. I will learn how to parallel glide my skis on both mountain sides between my snowplough turns.

Ski courses 6-12 years old

SnowCamps

KidsDay

FROM 13 YEARS* I can stop and go downhill in snowplough turns safely at all times.

I will learn how to slide my skis parallel on both mountain sides between my snowplough turns. Furthermore, I will prepare for the mountains by learning how to ski steep passages and with poles as well. 

In this level, I will perhaps learn the most important thing about skiing ever: basic posture and skiing on the valley ski.

Ski courses from 13 years

SnowCamps (up to 16 years)

*In preperation for winter sports vacations and in order to safely handle all blue slopes including steeper sections of the slopes, it is recommended to have completed at least level 2.

Level 3: Advanced
  BASIC SKILLS WHAT AM I GOING TO LEARN? RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS
3 YEARS OLD*  I can stop completely and ski in one directoin.

I will learn how to make my first turns.

Ski courses 3 years
4-5 YEARS OLD* I can stop and make first turns.

I will learn how to ski downhill safely in groups.

Ski courses 4-5 years
6-12 YEARS OLD I have learned the basic stance and can ski parallel between 2 turns.

I will learn how to make completely parallel turns and ski with ski poles. 

Parallel skiing means switching sides from left to right at the same time and therefore always keeping the skis completely side by side. This requires a faster pace and more dynamics.

Ski courses 6-12 years

SnowCamps

KidsDay

FROM 13 YEARS I have learned the basic stance and can ski parallel between 2 turns. I will learn how to make full parallel turns and use my poles.

Ski courses from 13 years

SnowCamps (up to 16 years)

*In preperation for winter sports vacations and in order to safely handle all blue slopes including steeper sections on the slopes, it is recommended to have completed at least level 3. 

Level 4: Expert
  BASIC SKILLS WHAT AM I GOING TO LEARN? RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS
3 YEARS OLD I can make turns

I will learn to vary my turns and pace and learn how to move around a ski area safely.

Ski courses 3 years
4-5 YEARS OLD I can make turns.

I will learn to vary my turns and pace and learn how to move around a ski area safely.

Ski courses 4-5 years
6-12 YEARS OLD I can ski parallel long turns.

I will learn to ski short turns in parallel and to use my poles rhythmically with them. 

This level also prepares you for the narrow and crowded passages in a ski area.

Ski courses 6-12 years

SnowCamps

KidsDay

Club SnowWorld

FROM 13  YEARS I can ski long turns in parallel and use my poles in the process. 

I will learn to ski elegant short turns and use my poles rhythmically.

This level also prepares you for the narrow and busy passages in a ski area.

Ski courses from 13 years

SnowCamps (up to 16 years)

Club SnowWorld

Level guide snowboarding

Level 1: No experience
  BASIC SKILL WHAT AM I GOING TO LEARN? RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS
3 YEARS OLD I have never snowboarded before.

Together with my parents, I will learn about snow and snowboarding in a playful way. In the proces I discover the fun of gliding on snow. 

Parent & child snowboarding lessons

4-5 YEARS OLD I have never snowboarded before and cannot yet keep my balance gliding.  I will learn to keep my balance gliding and slowing down on a snowboard.

Parent & child snowboarding lessons

Snowboard courses 4-5 years

6-12 YEARS OLD I have never snowboarded before, can't stop and can't make turns yet. I will learn to rut and stop on frontside and backside. Furthermore, I can go from frontside to backside (switch and vice versa). I will do my first full downhill.

Snowboard courses 6-12 years

SnowCamps

KidsDay

FROM 13 YEARS I have never snowboarded before, can't stop and can't make turns yet.  I will learn to rut and stop on frontside and backside. Furthermore, I can go from frontside to backside (switch and vice versa). I will do my first full downhill.

Snowboard courses from 13 years

SnowCamps (up to 16 years)

EVERY AGE I have never snowboarded before. During this first introductory lesson, you will experience how to handle the snowboarding equipment, sliding balance, braking and snowboarding down a small slope. Trial lesson snowboarding
Level 2: Intermediate
  BASIC SKILLS WHAT AM I GOING TO LEARN? RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS
3 YEARS OLD I can keep gliding balanced on my snowboard.

I will learn to rut and stop on backside and frontside.

Private lesson snowboarding

4-5 YEARS OLD I can keep gliding balanced on my snowboard.  I will learn to rut and stop on backside and frontside.

Snowboard courses 4-5 years

6-12 YEARS OLD* I can turn from backside to frontside (or vice versta).  I will learn to traverse between turns and connect turns rhythmically. I will also learn to snowboard switch.

Snowboard courses 6-12 years

SnowCamps

KidsDay

FROM 13 YEARS* I can regularly turn from backside to frontside (or vice versa).  I will learn to traverse between turns and connect turns rhythmically. I will also learn to snowboard switch.

Snowboard courses from 13 years

SnowCamps (up to 16 years)

*To prepare for the winter sports vacations and to be able to safely handle all blue slopes including steeper parts of the slopes, it is recommended to have completed at least level 2.

Level 3: Advanced
  BASIC SKILLS WHAT AM I GOING TO LEARN? RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS
3 YEARS OLD* I can keep my balance on frontside and backside, stop with it and change direction.

I will learn my first turns from frontside to backside and backside to frontside.

Private lesson snowboarding

4-5 YEARS OLD* I can keep my balance on frontside and backside, stop there and change direction. I will learn my first turns from frontside to backside and backside to frontside.

Snowboard courses 4-5 years

6-12 YEARS OLD I can make regular and switch turns. I will learn how to make carved turns at speed. Furthermore, I will improve my coordination on snowboard with flattricks.

Snowboard courses 6-12 years 

SnowCamps

KidsDay

FROM 13 YEARS I can make regular and switch turns. I will learn how to make carved turns at speed. Furthermore, I will improve my coordination on snowboard with flattricks.

Snowboard courses from 13 years

SnowCamps (up to 16 years)

*In order to prepare for the winter vacations and to be able to safely handle all blue slopes including steeper parts of the slopes, it is recommended to have completed at least level 3.

Level 4: Expert
  BASIC SKILLS WHAT AM I GOING TO LEARN? RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS
3 YEARS OLD I can make my own first turns.

I will learn to follow a trail and move around a ski area safely.

Private lesson snowboarding

4-5 YEARS OLD I can make my own first turns. I will learn to follow a trail and move around a ski area safely.

Snowboard courses 4-5 years 

6-12 YEARS OLD I can make board cut turns and perform flattricks. I will learn to make short turns to move around a ski area better. Furthermore, I will learn to manage park elements.

Snowboard courses 6-12 years

SnowCamps

KidsDay

Club SnowWorld

FROM 13 YEARS I can make board cut turns and perform flattricks. I will learn to make short turns to move around a ski area better. Furthermore, I will learn to manage park elements.

Snowboard courses from 13 years

SnowCamps (up to 16 years)

Club SnowWorld

Prefer personal guidance?

Want to learn to ski or snowboard with more personal attention? Or prepare perfectly for winter sports with a group of friends? With a private lesson, you book an instructor for yourself. The content of the lesson is tailored to your own pace and needs. A private lesson can be taken at any time, these lessons are not dependent on a starting time as with our courses.

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