Adult Ski Lessons2017-11-13T14:56:20+00:00

Adult
Courses

16+ | ALL LEVELS

All our ski school courses are aimed at a variety of standards ranging from beginner level right through to advanced level. For those of you after something a little bit different, our adventure and kids club courses run outside of the busy holiday period and offer more than your usual ski school experience. Please contact us for further information on this.

5 MORNINGS Beginners: 9:15 – 11:15 or 11:30 – 13:30
3 MORNINGS Intermediate/Advanced:
 9:15 – 11:15 or 11:30 – 13:30
PRIVATE LESSONS:  Anytime between 9:00 – 17:00

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WHAT’S YOUR LEVEL?

PDS Academy Ski Schools

FIRST TIME

LEVEL

GREEN | Never been skiing before

This is for complete first-timers – those that have not even been on an indoor slope. Nervous or excited? Everyone feels differently about their first ski lesson. Our team is made up of fully qualified, British ski instructors who are able to adapt to your needs and create a fun, exciting and memorable first experience on skis.

WHAT WE DO

  • Work on balance and agility

  • Teach you control

  • Build your confidence

  • Advise the dangers of skiing and mountains

  • Demonstrate how to use the different lifts

  • Start to explore

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PROGRESSING

LEVEL

GREEN/BLUE | Tried once or twice 

Returning for your second time? Been to an indoor slope once or twice?

This lesson is designed for people who have skied once or twice before, either in the mountains or on in an indoor or dry ski slope in the UK. It is aimed at people who are comfortable on the small nursery slopes and enjoy time on gentle blues in a snowplough.

WHAT WE DO

  • Work on balance and agility

  • Teach you control

  • Build your confidence

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IMPROVING

LEVEL

BLUE | Parallel or almost there?

Are you confident on greens and gentle blues? It is time to shake off the snowplough and learn how to control your speed parallel in more situations. We have a variety of courses for novice and intermediate skiers to help you tackle more of the mountain, build your confidence and improve your technique.

WHAT WE DO

  • Explore new trails and hidden paths

  • Test your balance with some new tricks and terrain

  • Develop piste skills

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DEVELOPING

LEVEL

BLUE/RED | Confident on blues?

Our developing courses are aimed at those skiers who are comfortable on blue slopes and skiing parallel regularly until it gets tough. The aim for these lessons is to take what you do on the blue slopes on to reds. We’ll look at technical, tactical and psychological issues that crop up on the slightly steeper, more challenging slopes.

WHAT WE DO

  • Explore new trails and hidden paths

  • Test your balance with some new tricks and terrain

  • Teach you how to use the whole mountain safely

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PISTE PERFORMANCE

LEVEL

RED & BLACK RUNS | Maximise your performance

This course is all about maximising your performance on piste and using your equipment to its full potential. We will guide you to use efficient movement patterns enabling you to create more edge angle, increase your power, improve your balance and make your skiing silky smooth.

WHAT WE DO

  • Offer up to date and modern technique

  • Cater for your learning style

  • Give you ample practice time

  • Video feedback

  • Leave you with clear understanding of how to improve further

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What to expect

Qualified instructors
Same ability groups
Fun sessions
Skill development
On and off piste skiing
Priority lift access

PRICES

5 MORNINGS Beginners max 4 in a group – £290
3 MORNINGS Intermediate/Advanced max 4 in a group – £180
PRIVATE LESSONS from £75/hr – BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE!

MEETING POINT

All lessons in Tignes will start on the flat snowy area outside La Maison de Tignes Le Lac in Tignes le Lac unless otherwise arranged. Please arrive at the meeting point no later than 15 minutes before the lesson start time.

WHAT TO BRING

Helmets are mandatory for children aged 17 and under

Sun cream and lip protection

Warm layered clothes for winter conditions

Sun glasses and goggles

Money for lunch and tea breaks

Courage and enthusiasim!

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WOULD PRIVATE LESSONS
BE BETTER FOR YOU?

Here, we can truly cater for your individual needs, whether you want to ski for the first time, improve on the piste, through the bumps, off piste, in the park or round the race gates. It is also a chance for those not quite ready for our courses to have some quality one on one time with our qualified instructors.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Tignes, FRANCE