Booking Adult Group Lessons

Children’s ski lessons are included in our childcare clubs. Guests wishing to book adult group ski lessons (as distinct from private lessons, see below) can reserve them before arrival in resort by contacting us by e-mail or phone (Tel: 01684 540 333) or you can organise this with us during your pre-departure call. Please let us know if you require beginner, intermediate or expert lessons. Six morning lessons in Ardent, Reberty or Les Coches cost £160 per person.

Please be aware that in resort, if there are less than five participants in the adult group lesson, the ski school reserve the right to change the service for example from a morning group lesson each day, to a private lesson of two hours for one or two participants over two days.  This latter product is more expensive than adult group lessons.   Given the close attention of the instructor this is also considered more valuable in terms of learning to ski or improving your skiing.  This change will be at the sole discretion of the ESF according to their terms and conditions.

Please note that in Ardent Adult Group Ski Lessons are not available during the First and Last Week of the Season (16th December 2017 and 07th April 2018).

ESF CLASS: 1ER SKI

Ski level:

Class for beginners who have never skied before. Becoming familiar with the equipment and snow.

What you’ll do by the end of the week:

Balance while sliding over smooth terrain on a gentle slope. Snowplough turn. Controlling speed using a snaking trajectory. Using ski lifts.

ESF CLASS: CLASSE 1

Ski level:

Ability to go down a slope doing snowplough turns.

What you’ll be doing by the end of the week:

Descending in an elementary turn on a gentle to moderately steep slope. Elementary direct line.
Elementary side slipping: uphill swing, at an angle. Step turns sliding uphill.

ESF CLASS: CLASSE 2

Ski level:

Ability to sideslip and learning to do parallel turns.

What you’ll be doing by the end of the week:

Descent with a basic parallel turn on a varied, moderately steep slope. Basic direct line.
Basic sideslips and garlands. Basic high-speed turns.

ESF CLASS: CLASSE 3

Ski level:

Ability to parallel turn anywhere. This class helps refine your technique to move freely on any kind of

snow, bumps and on sustained slopes.

What you’ll be doing by the end of the week:

Descent with perfect turns on all types of piste. Perfect direct line. Perfect high-speed turn.

Experience of skiing in all types of snow and terrain.

ESF CLASS: CLASSE 4

Ski level:

Ability to turn well and do short swings on all types of snow on the marked turns.

Off-piste: discovering the off-piste area, controlling your skis in any kind of snow, terrain and

visibility.

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