How to learn to ski as an adult?
Conquer the slopes in Bad Hofgastein with us!
After analyzing your skiing abilities, nothing stands in the way of your first course session. We offer you optimal support – fundamental skills of alpine skiing, such as the basic stance, initiating turns, and effective ski control, will be learned and refined during the adult ski course in Gastein.
Complete ski beginners will receive an introduction during the ski course in Bad Hofgastein and can then venture into their first turns. Experienced skiers can improve their technique and perfect their skiing style. Optimal learning success in a pleasant atmosphere and pure skiing enjoyment are provided to all ski course participants.
Both adults and children are in good hands at our ski school in the alpine high mountains.
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, one hour lunch break
9:15 AM at the Skischulbüro Bad Hofgastein or 9:45 AM at the Skizentrum Angertal
- Getting used to the ski equipment
Walking, gliding and ascending in softly structured terrain.
- Sliding and schuss exercises
Sliding with skis in plough position – braking and stopping
In this class, the focus lies on the first use of the lift and further strengthening the learned skills of braking and turning on blue and possibly red slopes.
- Snowplow turns
Descending with direction changes
- Alpine technique – edging
Skiing on the uphill edges
- Alpine technique – skidding
Tilt away from edges – steering parallel skis whilst sliding
- Snowplow steering
Changing direction by steering on the uphill edges
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 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.
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
Safe skiing on steep terrain
Controlled skiing through bumps with flexing and stretching turns – commitment to constant contact with the 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.
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.