Learn to ski in gastein as an adult

How to learn to ski as an adult?

It is best to book a course at our Ski school in Bad Hofgastein – we show you important basic techniques as well as advanced techniques for advanced skiers. During a ski course competent ski instructors are at your side to teach you how to ski in a simple and carefree way.

Whether beginner courses or courses for advanced skiers – our individual curriculum is perfectly tailored to your abilities.
Whether private lessons or group lessons, whether workshops or camps – our wide range of winter sports offers promise enthusiastic skiers & snowboarders lots of fun on the slopes. Start your skiing holiday in the Gasteinertal perfectly.

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Learn to ski from real skiing professionals

Conquer the slopes in Bad Hofgastein

After analysing your skiing skills, nothing stands in the way of your first lesson. We offer you the optimal support during your ski course in Bad Hofgastein – basic skills of alpine skiing, such as the basic position, releasing the turns and good steering of the skis, are learned and refined correctly.

Complete ski beginners first receive an introduction and can take their first turns. Experienced drivers can improve their technique and perfect their driving style.
Optimum learning success in a pleasant atmosphere as well as pure skiing pleasure are offered to all ski course participants.

Adults and children are in good hands in our ski school in the alpine high mountains.

Course times:

Sunday to Thursday

10 am to 3 pm
incl. one-hour lunch break

Meeting point:
9.15 am Ski School Office Bad Hofgastein or 9.45 am Ski Centre Angertal

Week program depending on snow and weather.

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Group Classification

SkillSki Run

Introduction to skiing , getting used to, shooting, plow, turns in the practice area.

Getting used to the ski equipment Walking, gliding and ascending in softly structured terrain.

Sliding and schuss exercises
Balancing training

Sliding with skis in plough position – braking and stopping


In this category, the focus is on first use of lifts as well as further consolidating the learnt braking and turning on blue and poss. red pistes

Snowplough turning
Downhill with direction change

Alpine skiing posture – edging
Skiing on the uphill edges

Alpine skiing posture - slide
Tilt away from edges – steering parallel skis whilst sliding

Snowplough steering
Changing direction by steering on the uphill edges


Learning of parallel turns in long and short radius
consolidating parallel turns on blue and red pistes

Parallel ski steering long - pole plant - short
Simultaneous switching edges, turning and steering the skis as the basis for the parallel ski steering with long radii

Pole plant
Pole plant used as an aid for balance, weight transfer, turning and rhythm

Parallel ski steering - long radii with pole plant
Simultaneous switching of edges, turning and steering the skis with use of the pole plant

Parallel ski steering - short radii
Rhythmic continuous turns with changes of direction in parallel short radii

Dynamic parallel ski steering - long radii
Dynamic change of direction out of the steering pressure; situational ski control, sporty, forward-looking, adapted skiing in medium length and long radii.

Dynamic parallel ski steering - short radii
Dynamic parallel ski steering in short radii with situation-responsive ski control.


All pistes will be skied: Mogul slopes, deep snow, steep slopes, race carving and terrain

Carving and racing carving - long radii
Preparation for giant slalom; athletic safe skiing at high speeds on hard piste, carved turns in long radii

Carving - short turns
Carved direction changes with short radii with slalom carvers

Steep slopes
Safe skiing on steep terrain

Controlled skiing through bumps with flexing and stretching turns - commitment to constant contact with the snow

Deep snow
Rhythmic, enjoyable skiing in deep snow

Demo & Formation
Skiing in formation; synchronous changes in direction and movement, also to music

Apply acquired skiing skills joyfully and safely in the terrain, playful skiing in nature.


NOTE: Lift passes are not included in the course price! The current lift pass prices can be found on www.skigastein.com
All prices in incl. 20% VAT. Credit and debit cards accepted. We shall not be held liable for any accidents. Refund of already paid course days only on presentation of a medical certificate. Subject to change, may contain errors.


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