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Votre Choisissez votre Niveau de ski Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Swiss Snow Kids Village

Swiss Snow Kids Village

Beginner: I have never skied before.

Pizza: I have already done a few ski lessons. I can walk and slide on my skis but my snowplough is not yet very efficient.

Intermediate: I can walk, slide, turn brake and stop in snowplough. I can also take a ski lift.

Advanced: I have already received my blue prince/princess. I can sidestep and scissor step uphill. On the ski runs, outside the snow garden, I can already control my skis: I can turn and control my speed on a blue ski run. I can use a button lift on my own.

Blue Prince / Princess

Beginner, I have never skied

Programme:
1. Information on the equipment
2. Climbing by side stepping and herringbone (scissor) stepping on a gentle slope
3. Skiing with skis parallel in the fall line and step turning uphill until you stop
4. Gliding and braking in snow plough
5. Snow plough turns (wedge turns)
6. Learn how to use a ski lift

 Choisissez votre Niveau de ski Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Blue Prince ou princess
 Choisissez votre Niveau de ski Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Blue king ou queen

Blue King/Queen

I can slide, and stop using the snowplough. I can ski a blue run. I can use a button lift on my own.

Programme:
1. Information on use of lifts
2. Safe use of t-bars
3. Traversing and slipping
4. Snow plough turns (wedge turns)
5. Ski with ease and fluidity on a blue run

Blue Star

I can master a snowplough turn, and then put my skis parallel between turns

Programme :
1. Information on how to behave on the slopes (FIS rules)
2. Turning in a miniature slalom jungle
3. Tricks in the fall line and traverse
4. Jumping off a small jump
5. Ski race (giant slalom) on an easy slope

 Choisissez votre Niveau de ski Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Blue Star
 Choisissez votre Niveau de ski Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Red prince ou princess

Red Prince/Princess

With my skis parallel can lift one ski and jump. I can snowplough turn at a given place.

Programme :
1. Information on nature, forest and scenery
2. Slipping and stopping in the traverse and fall line
3. Skiing over bumps and dips
4. Step turning downhill on a gentle slope with a flat run-out
5. Parallel turns (skidded)

Red King/Queen

I can slide stop and parallel turn

Programme :
1. Information on warming up
2. Parallel turns withvarious radii on a versatile red run
3. Skating step in the plane
4. Single ski turns on the outside ski
5. Short turns on an easy slope

 Choisissez votre Niveau de ski Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Red king ou queen
 Choisissez votre Niveau de ski Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Red Star

Red Star

I can do short turns and turn on the outside ski
Programme :
1. Information on how the equipment has evolved
2. Parallel turns in a run of slalom gates
3. Tricks: Fakie (introduction), waltzing, single ski turns on the inside ski
4. Jumps: Extension jump
5. Ski race (giant slalom) on a versatile slope

 Choisissez votre Niveau de ski Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz  Black prince ou princess

Black Prince/Princess

I can do short turns on an easy run, turn on the inside ski.

Programme:
1. Information on how to prepare the equipment
2. Short turns on difficult runs
3. Synchro skiing
4. Parallel turns off-piste
5. Carved parallel turns on a broad, easy slope

Determine your snowboarding level


Blue Prince/Princess

I’m a beginner. I have never snowboarded.

Programme:
1. Information on the equipment
2. Getting used to the snowboard
3. Gliding, sliding, stopping
4. Practice using the t-bar
5. Skidded turns

 Choisissez votre Niveau de snowboard Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Blue prince ou princess
 Choisissez votre Niveau de snowboard Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Blue king ou queen

Blue King/Queen

I can do slide turns

Programme:
1. Information on use of lifts
2. Safe use of T-bars
3. Stopping by counter rotation
4. Waltzing (frontside and backside)
5. Turns with pre-co-rotation (various turning techniques)

Blue Star

I can use a t-bar, turn, do waltzing

Programme:
1. Information on how to behave on the slopes (FIS rules)
2. Jumping over a small jump
3. Short fakie
4. Wheeling
5. Turns with inclining movement (various inclining techniques)

 Choisissez votre Niveau de snowboard Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Blue star
 Choisissez votre Niveau de snowboard Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Red prince ou princess

Red Prince/Princess

I can get on to a ski lift, turn, do small jumps and a little fakie

Programme:
1. Information on nature, forest and scenery
2. Ollie jumping (basic air)
3. Turns with extending movement (cross-over)
4. Short sliding phases on nose and tail
5. Safe fakie on easy terrain

Red King/Queen

I can do ollie jumps, slide on nose and tail, descend in fakie mode

Programme:
1. Information on warming up
2. 50/50 slide over an easy rail
3. Linked short turns
4. Cross-under turns
5. Nose and tail turns (frontside)

 Choisissez votre Niveau de snowboard Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Red king ou queen
 Choisissez votre Niveau de snowboard Ecole Suisse de ski Veysonnaz Red Star

Red Star

I can make a chain of turns, do nose and tail frontside turns

Programme:
1. Information on how to tune the equipment
2. Carved turns
3. Various straight techniques with grab over a medium jump
4. Demonstration of a wide variety of techniques
5. Two different 180°s on the slope

Swiss Snow Academy


The levels "Black King & Black Star" as well as "black Prince" for snowboarders, have been replaced by the "Swiss Snow Academy"

Ski without borders

Here you will be together with other young people and receive guidance from professionals on how to improve your skills.
You will learn how to do the turns, airs and tricks you've always wanted to do and you will be able to swap experiences with the others in your group.

The Swiss Snow Academy card
It's your personal "keycard". It identifies you as a member and confirms every turn, air or trick that you master.
Your instructor is now your coach
He will give you specific tips in the snowpark and on and off the slopes on how to perfect your skills and your style. The Swiss Snow Academy has three categories for each sport : skiing (race, freestyle, freeride) and snowboarding (park, freeride, slope)

All informations her for ski and for snowboard

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Swiss Ski School Veysonnaz
Route de Magrappé 42
CH-1993 Veysonnaz

T. +41 (0)27 207 21 41
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