Group Lessons for Children 6 to 12 years


Whether your child is a beginner or experienced skier, the ESF at Oz en Oisans offers group lessons from flocon to étoile d'or.

Throughout the week, children will be guided by their instructors to improve their technique whilst having fun.

Flocon

Assessment criteria

I can control my speed
I can make turns using snowplough
I can stay balanced when parallel skiing
I can slow down and stop
I am starting to side-slip

I have my Ourson

Flocon 2 Beginner

Assessment criteria

I can control my speed
I can make turns using snowplough
I can stay balanced when parallel skiing
I can slow down and stop
I am beginning to side-slip

I am between 6 and 12 years old and I have never skied before

Première Etoile

Assessment criteria

I can link side-slipping turns
I am balanced when traversing
I am learning the step turn
I am learning to side-slip

"Initiation ski pass (sold by ESF)
or Grand Domaine ski pass required"

Deuxième Etoile

Assessment criteria

I can link advanced turns
I can ski parallel and complete my turns smoothly
I can stay balanced skiing over troughs and moguls

"Progression ski pass (sold by ESF)
or Grand Domaine ski pass required"

Troisième Etoile

Assessment criteria

I can link parallel turns
I can control my balance when schussing on varied terrain
I am improving my lateral balance
I can alternate between side-slipping and traversing

"Progression ski pass (sold by ESF)
or Grand Domaine ski pass required"

Etoile de Bronze

Assessment criteria

I am refining my turns by skidding less
I am improving my short and long turns
I can control my balance when schussing and skiing on smooth moguls
I am starting to ski on all kinds of snow

"Progression ski pass (sold by ESF)
or Grand Domaine ski pass required"

Etoile d'Or

Assessment criteria

I am starting to practise all forms of alpine skiing
I can ski without stopping on steep slopes
I can manœuvre around the snow park : skiercross, half pipe...

"Progression ski pass (sold by ESF)
or Grand Domaine ski pass required"

Useful information

-Children must arrive with their ski boots on, their skis and their helmet. Ski equipment is not included. No sticks are required until 2ème étoile.
-Dress your child warmly according to the weather conditions: ski jacket, hat, gloves, ski goggles/sunglasses.
-The lift pass is not included in the cost for group lessons. The Grand Domaine ski pass is required for group lessons starting from Flocon.
-Check you are fully insured, insurance is not included in the group lesson cost. Insurance is available to purchase in the lift pass office.
-The meeting point for group lessons is just below the ESF chalet. Each child must arrive on time at the post which corresponds to their class.