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Group lessons | for kids 8-12 years old

Aladin

Curves

Brake

Diagonal traversing

Using ski lifts

 

Bonzai

Save cornering

Stopping

Turning

Clown

Strain/relieve

Riding Fakie

360° Slopespin

Dino

Swings with
high/low-relieving

Ollies

Elephant

Turning using the edges

Tilt rotation

Jumps

KIDS Courses

Our teaching is adapted to their abilities

Usually the Kids System is for 8-12 year old children.

 

SNOWBOARD LEVEL
FIRST-TIMER TO ADVANCED

 

 

The equivalences are:

 

Aladdin – Bonzai = Basic I

Clown – Dino = Basic II

Elephant = Basic III 

 

 

To form groups

 

We consider the level of your children, their affinities and the spoken languages.

 

Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Useful information

Kids system

Type of terrain 

From Blue slope to Black slope
 – Easy to difficult terrain –

 

Group lessons take place from

Monday – Friday 10:30 to 13:00

 

 

Group lessons start at Bendolla at 10:30
Please, be at the meeting place 10 minutes early.

 

 

On Monday we test the level of your children
so that he / she can join the most adapted group.

 

 

On Friday, distribution of booklets and figurines for Kids
at the Bendolla meeting place at 12:30 (same place as the first day).  

 

After attending a whole week of group lessons
each child will receive a RiderCard, which will be sent to his / her home address.

 

Learn more » RiderSystem.

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Meeting point for all snowboarders

The Basics I to III meeting point is near the SSBS flag, on your right when you get out of the gondola upper station, at the Bendolla big meeting place.

 

 

Adapted equipment for children

How to choose

>the right size<

How do I choose the right size board? 
Place it in front of you and check if your chin is above it.

 

 

Usually the right size for a board is 20-23 cm shorter than you
 

>regarding the type of board<

 

allround or freestyle boards 
soft boots and adjusted bindings

All snowboard levels

at a glance

BASIC I from age 8 or beginner level
Changing direction with basic turn

>> learn more

 

BASIC II from age 10 or intermediate level
Confidence in curving, variation of turns

>> learn more

 

BASIC III from age 12 or advanced level
Extension and flexion turns, swivel turns

>> learn more

 

KIDS SYSTEM LESSON  age 8  to 12 
Using lifts, decreasing your speed, sliding

>> learn more

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