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Activity Experiences

Kids Learn to Ski lessons

Type

Day Out

Price

From £55.00  (Convert)

for a 7 week course

About the Experience

Our dedicated team of Alpine Star Instructors are experts at keeping the tuition fun & interactive.

We run two different groups each session based on age, for a variety of ability levels.

The Penguins Ages 5 – 7

Alpine Juniors Ages 8 – 12

The lesson program follows the snow life awards. Its great fun for the kids to progress through the groups as they develop their technique & understanding.

The penguins groups start at the penguin’s starter lesson and work their way through the program while the older alpine juniors start the program at level 1.

Each set consists of 6 x 1 hour lessons with a maximum of 10 pupils per lesson and costs £55

The Lesson Program is as below

Penguins Starter

• Put Skis on and take off

• Sliding on flat around markers

• Sidestep up small gradient

• Straight Running with fun activities to include balance and posture

Level 1

• Put Skis on and take them off

• Side step up and down on nursery slope

• Learn to rotate skis

• Straight run to plough stop at markers on nursery slope

• Plough glide down nursery slope

• Plough glide and plough stop at markers on nursery slope

Level 2

• Plough glide down nursery slope

• Use Ski lift safely

• Plough Glide through markers to make small changes in direction from 1st get of point

Level 3

• Plough turns to control speed by changing direction from 1st get off point

• Plough turns controlling speed & direction from 2nd get off point through a course of markers safely

• Linked plough turns making wider & narrower turns- skiing faster

Level 4

• Developing posture & balance on the outside ski earlier in the turn

• Pressure control (active stretching & absorption)

• Edge control – traverse across slope in both directions

• Plough parallel matching skids at the end of turn

• Plough parallel with confidence from top of slope

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Craigavon Golf and Ski Centre

Craigavon Golf & Ski Centre Turmoyra Lane Silverwood Lurgan
+44(0)28 3832 6606

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