Ski & Snowboard Progression
Learn to grow and Experience the enjoyment of the highest level

LEVEL

SKI PROGRESSION

SNOWBOARD PROGRESSION

One

Gliding & Ploughing

First steps into skiing, learning the basics

  • Learn how to use and maneuver the skis
  • Learn basic movements – introduction to snowplough
  • Learn how to get up independently from sitting position

Snowboard Fundamentals

First steps into snowboarding, learning the basics

  • Able to maintain balance while snowboarding straight down
  • Able to control speed on heel-side and toe-side edge and perform "falling leaf"
  • Able to change edge 

Two

Snow Plough Turning

Next step: Improved control and making turns

  • Practice adjusting snowplough sizes to stay in control
  • Learn how to make small direction changes
  • Learn how to make full turns

Beginner Turns

  • Able to change direction using lower body
  • Able to perform controlled heel-side and toe-side J-turns

Three

Precision Snow Plough Turns

Next step: Lose the snowplough!

  • Practice making dynamic turns at higher speed
  • Practice bringing skis parallel in between turns

Smooth Snowboarding

  • Able to link turns with the lower body while still maintaining good pressure in a neutral position
  • Able to perform turns while upper body is parallel to the board at all times.
Three+

Introduction to Parallel

  • Learning the skills and techniques to be able to parallel
  • improving your body coordination to ski with the lower body

Novice Turns

  • Able to perform smooth snowboarding with flexion and extension
  • Able to control degree of rotation during turns

Four

Parallel Turns & Intro to Carving

  • improving your parallel turns
  • introduction to carving turns

Intermediate Turns & Carving

  • Able to peform intermediate sliding turns with dynamic control of pressure and edging
  • Learn how to make turns at higher speed
  • Perform 

Five

Perfecting Parallel

  • Finetunning your carving turns
  • Practise varying parallel turn size
  • simultaneous edge change

Advance Snowboarding

  • Have advance control of the board
  • Able to peform various size carving turns
  • Peform swithc/fakiee riding
  • Perform simple freestyle tricks

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FIVE

SKI PROGRESSION

INTRODUCTION

First steps into skiing, learning the basics

  • Learn how to use and maneuver the skis
  • Learn basic movements – introduction to snowplough
  • Learn how to get up independently from sitting position

BEGINNER

Next step: Improved control and making turns

  • Practice adjusting snowplough sizes to stay in control
  • Learn how to make small direction changes
  • Learn how to make full turns

INTERMEDIATE

Next step: Lose the snowplough!

  • Practice making dynamic turns at higher speed
  • Practice bringing skis parallel in between turns

HIGHER INTERMEDIATE

Next step: Mastering parallel

  • Practice correct techniques for perfect parallel turns
  • Learn how to pole plant correctly

ADVANCE

Next step: Higher perfermonce

  • Learn how to carve
  • Practise varying turn size
  • Learn jumps and freestyle

SNOWBOARD PROGRESSION

INTRODUCTION

First steps into snowboarding, learning the basics

  • Learn how to balance snowboard while snowboarding straight down
  • Learn how to balance snowboard on heel and toe edge
  • Learn how to control speed on heel and toe edge

BEGINNER

  • Learn how to change direction on heel edge
  • Learn how to traverse (falling leaf) on heel edge
  • Beginning of turning

INTERMEDIATE

  • Learn how to traverse on toe edge
  • Learn how to link toe and heel turns
  • Learn how to brake both heels and toes in turns

HIGHER INTERMEDIATE

  • Learn how to link turns rhythmically
  • Learn how to make turns at higher speed
  • Learn basic freestyle tricks

ADVANCE

  • Learn how to make varying turn sizes (short turns, carving, etc.)
  • Perfection your snowboarding techniques
  • Master freestyle tricks