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LESSON LEVELS

Choose the right level for an enjoyable holiday.

You are on holiday and the aim is for you to enjoy yourself and want to come back, so take things at your own pace and don't start a competition with other skiers. You and your children will be champions in time...

Piou-Piou

  • Start getting used to skis and sliding. The ESF instructors are there to help your children enjoy themselves in this new environment.
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ouRSON

  • I'm a beginner, I have never skied and these are my first steps on the snow.
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Flocon

  • I am learning snowplough turns bringing my skis parallel after the turn.
  • I can do a snowplough stop.
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1ére Etoile

  • I can link elementary sideslip turns, bringing my skis parallel when I pass the fall line.
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2éme Etoile

  • I link good elementary turns bringing my skis parallel at the end of the turn.
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3éme Etoile

  • I am learning basic parallel turns. I link turns with my skis parallel.
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Etoile de Bronze

  • I am perfecting my basic parallel turn and learning short swings, I know how to adapt to changes in pace and I am learning to ski in all types of snow and on all types of terrain.
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Etoile d'or

  • I am perfecting all types of downhill skiing. I am learning to progress independently and to ski on equipped courses: skiercross, halfpipe, big air.
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Compétition

  • I am perfecting my skiing on all types of runs and all kinds of snow.I am preparing and training for timed tests (Chamois, Flèche, Fusée, Skiercross).
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The performance tests 

La Flèche

  • Giant Slalom, 25/35 checkpoints, elevation : 200 to 250 m
  • Or : 0% à 15%
  • Vermeil : 15,01% à 28%
  • Argent : 28,01% à 40%
  • Bronze : 40,01 à 50%
  • Flechette : 50,01 à 55%
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Le Chamois

  • Special slalom, 30/40 checkpoints, elevation : 120 to 200 m
  • Or : 0% à 15%
  • Vermeil : 15,01% à 28%
  • Argent : 28,01% à 40%
  • Bronze : 40,01 à 50%
  • Flechette : 50,01 à 55%
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THE INTERNATIONAL TESTS:  Tests for adults

1er Ski

  • I am a beginner; I have never skied before.
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Classe 1

  • I can go down and do snowplough turns.
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Classe 2

  • I can sideslip and I am learning to do parallel turns.
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Classe 3

  • You can parallel turn anywhere.
  • Refine your technique to move freely on any kind of snow, bumps and on sustained slopes.
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Classe 4

  • On the piste: I can turn well and do short swings on all types of snow on the marked runs.
  • Off-piste: discovering the off-piste area, controlling my skis in any kind of snow, terrain and visibility.
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