Adult & Junior Snowboarding Lessons
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Level A - Introduction to Snowboarding
Location: Tecahing Slope
Snowboard and safety check – intro to equipment: Know the parts of the kit and how to put it on and off.
Basic snowboard stance: Proper posture on board, knees bent out, straight back and arms at your side.
Walking and turning on the flat: Be able to move around flat areas with your board.
Ascend the slope and turning on the slope: Be able to walk up a small hill and turn with one foot strapped in.
Straight run: Be able to slide down small slope in a straight line maintaining good posture.
Level B - Learning to control your speed
Location: Teaching Slope
Side slipping – toe and heel: Be able to slide down the hill at slow speed whilst balanced on heel or toe edge of board using the edge to control speed.
Level C - Learning to control direction and use of lift
Location: Training Slope / Exit One Main Slope
Falling leaf – toe and heel: Be able to turn your board from a side slip to a steep angle and back again.
Garlands – toe and heel: Same as falling leaf except a garland is in one direction multiple times.
Level D - Entering the Fall Line
Location: Exit One & Two
Falling leaf – toe and heel – into fall line: Be able to move the snowboard from a level side slip, both toe or heel, into the fall line (straight down the hill) while maintaining good posture and balance, then return back to controlled side slip using a controlled skid.
Level E - Developing turns
Location: Exit Two +
Basic turn: Be able to get you board from level side slip to straight and back out on opposite edge making a C-shaped turn, e.g. heel edge-straight-toe edge. You will learn to be able to do this starting on either edge.
Linked turns: Be able to link 2 basic turns together to make controlled S-shaped turns, e.g. hell edge-straight-toe edge-straight-heel edge.
Level F - Refining Turns
Location: Exit Three +