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Club Piou-Piou | Children aged 3 to 4

  • What I can do : Nothing. I have never put on skis.
  • I will sign up for : Club Piou Piou
  • I will learn : To make my first steps on skis.
  • If I succeed, I will get : My Piou-Piou badge.

Ourson | Bear Club

  • What I can do : Slide and make a snowplough stop.
  • I will sign up for : Ourson. (Bear Club)
  • I will learn : To make snowplough turns, side-step uphill or do the herringbone climb.
  • If I succeed, I will get : My Ourson badge.

Flocon | Snowflake

  • What I can do : To make snowplough turns, side-step uphill or do the herringbone climb.
  • I will sign up for : Flocon. (Snowflake)
  • I will learn : to make snowplough turns and bring my skis into a parallel position when making a traverse.
  • If I succeed, I will get : My Flocon badge.

1st star

  • What I can do : Make snowplough turns and bring my skis into a parallel position when making a traverse.
  • I will sign up for : 1st star.
  • I will learn : To make snowplough turns and finish the turn with a side-slip, do step turns and a straight-line traverse.
  • If I succeed, I will get : My 1st star.

2nd star

  • What I can do : Make snowplough turns on a GREEN piste. Finish a turn with a side-slip and my skis in a parallel position.
  • I will sign up for : 2nd star.
  • I will learn: Make turns with my skis parallel, do a rounded skid on BLUE pistes.
  • If I succeed, I will get : My 2nd star.

3rd star

  • What I can do : make turns with my skis parallel, do a rounded skid on BLUE pistes.
  • I will sign up for : 3rd star, or I can start snowboarding
  • I will learn : Improve my parallel turns, control my speed, and learn different curves: sweeping turns, a ‘godille’ sequence of linked short radius turns, side-slip braking.
  • If I succeed, I will get : My 3rd star.

Bronze star

  • What I can do : Make parallel turns, control my speed, make sweeping turns, a ‘godille’ sequence of linked short radius turns and do side-slip braking.
  • I will sign up for : Bronze star.
  • I will learn : Ski in all types of snow, match my turns and my speed to the pistes, and begin to master complicated terrains. I will do a ‘godille’ sequence of linked short radius turns down the slope.
  • If I succeed, I will get : My Bronze star.

Gold star

  • What I can do : Ski in all snow conditions, match my turns and my speed to the pistes, and begin to master complicated terrains. I can do a ‘godille’ sequence of linked short radius turns down the slope.
  • I will sign up for : Gold Star or the traineeships!
  • I will learn : ski in all snow conditions and on all terrains. I will try competitive-type skiing, doing slaloms and linked short radius turns.
  • If I succeed, I will get : My Gold Star.

Competition

  • What I can do : ski in all snow conditions, match my turns and my speed to the pistes and begin to master complicated terrains. I can do a ‘godille’ sequence of linked short radius turns down the slope.
  • I will sign up for : Compétition courses or traineeships !
  • I will learn : ski in all snow conditions and on all terrains. I will try competitive-type skiing, doing slaloms and linked short radius turns.
  • If I succeed, I will get : My Flèche (Arrow) ou or my Chamois.

Golden Ski

  • I have obtained: my Gold Star
  • I will learn how to do : off-piste skiing. To ski in all snow conditions and all terrains. Children will develop their technical skills without being limited to a specific discipline and will become all-round “riders”.

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Welcome to the Avoriaz Ski School

Since 1967, the ESF Avoriaz instructors have shared their passion for skiing and the mountain with children and adults alike. Not only skiing and snowboarding but also snowshoeing, cross country skiing, biathlon, Nordic walking and mountaineering. Discover our range of activities through group lessons, private lessons, specialized training courses or private engagements. However you want to progress, explore and have fun, our instructors will be happy to accompany you.