Private lessons

Learning how to ride with both feet on one board
09:00 | 10:30 | 11:45 | 13:30 | 14:45



Give meaning to your movements

Private lessons allow you to explore all the possibilities that  soft or stiff snowboard can offer you experiencing different types of turns in carving or freestyle.

Depending on the schedule you choose, there are various possibilities : a session of 75 min., a combo of 150 min., or even a package of  5 x 75 min.

See the schedule


On Grimentz side

The meeting point is just outside the gondola upper station in Bendolla, opposite the restaurant.

IMPORTANT : For private lessons private lessons starting at 09:00 in Grimentz, the meeting point is in the Hall of gondola before passing the turnstile with your passes.




Give direction to your desires

If you desire to enjoy the tranquillity of a hike or escape into the excitement of freestyle or freeride, have a look at our customized lessons.

We offer several possibilities for a day or half-a day.




Private lessons

Pleasure and creativity on the snow are our creeds.
We want you to get the most enjoyment out of your mountain experience.

Each private lesson allows you to develop your skills, improve your coordination, balance, independence,
at your own pace and in complete safety.

The learning process focuses on your abilities and the goals you want to achieve.

The private lesson can be booked daily, for one or a few days
and can be tailored to other techniques if desired.


Please note that the private lessons are offered in all weather conditions.





For booking, you can refer to the descriptions below

Kids System

Children 8 – 12 y.o.

Learning how to turn, slide and spin
with a tempo adjusted to their strength and kinetic learning capability


Basic I

Beginner level
Using lifts, decreasing speed, sliding
Changing direction with basic turns


Basic II

Intermediate level
Confidence in curving, variation of turns


Basic III

Advanced level
Extension and flexion turns, swivel turns


Introduction to carving
swing styles using the edges of the board
Steep slope swings, open country jumps, fakie runs,  jumps.

Dynamic carving 
Carving on steep slopes, riding on very steep slopes,
Swing variations, carving swing styles,  straight jump variations.


Customized lessons

The customized lessons provide a broader perspective to all aspects of snowboarding.

Freestyle, Freeride and Competition are all possible
with at least 150 minutes in front of you.

One school, two offices

ess grimentz

Amis de la Nature 18
3961 Grimentz

+ 41 27 475 50 60

ESS Grimentz

ess zinal

Rue du Village
3961 Zinal

+ 41 27 475 13 73

ESS Zinal