Levels Swiss Snowsport School

From beginner to expert

Within the Swiss Snow League you will learn how to ski from the Basics upwards. In the Blue League beginners learn the basics of Snowsports. In the Red League these steps are confirmed and improved and in the Black League you advance to the expert status, accompanied throughout by professional Snowsports instructors.

Your guide booklet follows you through instruction and advancement to that any Swiss Ski and Snowboard School can place you in the correct League. Age group: from 4-5 years old.

Level Swiss Snow Kids Village

  • Become familiar with Snowli
  • Getting to know the skis and the snow
  • Skiing in the fall line with skis parallel and braking
  • Walking, turning around and climbing uphill
  • Changes of direction from the fall line 


Level Blue Prince/Princess

  • Facts about the equipment
  • Climbing by side stepping and herringbone (scissor) stepping
  • Skiing with skis parallel with steps and tricks
  • Gliding and braking with the snow plough
  • Snow plough turn


Level Blue King/Queen

  • Introduction to the safe use of lifts
  • Traversing and tricks
  • Side slipping
  • Snow plough turns (wedge turns)
  • Skiing with skis parallel over easy bumps and jumps


Level Blue Star

  • Learn how to behave on the slopes (FIS-Rules)
  • Turning in a miniature slalom jungle
  • Skiing over bumps and dips
  • Skiing backwards (switch) with skis in a V shape with change of direction
  • Snow plough turns on a versatile blue run


Level Red Prince/Princess

  • Information about warm up
  • Braking with skis parallel
  • Turning steps on an easy slope
  • Waltzing Parallel turns (skidded)


Level Red King/Queen

  • Information about the behaviour in the snowpark
  • Parallel turns with various radii
  • Skating step in the plane
  • Basic Air (small kicker)
  • Short turns on a easy slope


Level Red Star

  • Information about nature, forest and the environment
  • Parallel turns in a run of slalom gates
  • Skidded parallel turns backwards (switch)
  • Single ski turns on an easy slope
  • Short turns on an intermediate slope


Level Black Prince/Princess

  • Information about the preparation of the equipment
  • Short turns with pole planting on a difficult slope
  • Jumps: Straights and Fifty/Fifty over box
  • Skiing with skis parallel including steps and tricks
  • Carved parallel turns on a wide easy slope


Swiss Snow Academy Sk

  • Race
  • Freestyle
  • Freeride


From Beginner to Expert

Within the Swiss Snow League you will learn how to ski from the Basics upwards.

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