Ski Wizz



Perfect for 7-11 year olds, Ski Whizz helps kids learn their way around the slopes here at Bearsden, whether they're just starting to slide or are already confident on the jump slope. Ski Whizz has a class they can join in.

Monday 6.30pm - 8pm for 4 weeks

Thursday 6.30pm - 8pm for 4 weeks

Saturday 11.15am - 12.45pm for 4 weeks

Ski Wizz Levels

Level 1

Confidently move around on skis and do narrow gliding snowplough. Show effective posture and balance and able to ski from the bump on the main slope.

Level 2 Basic two footed rotary snowplough turns-narrow ploughs. Basic control of speed and line. Use of different turn shapes and sizes. Controlled skiing from various start points above the bump.
Level 3 Rounded snowplough turns-narrow plough. Controlled skiing from top of main slope. Effective use of various turn shapes to control speed. Introduction to stretching and bending and basic understanding of the effect of pressure.
Level 4 Skiing faster with control and with effective use of various turn shapes. Gentle smooth movements allowing akis to match naturally. Skis matching after the fall line, within the turn-not traversing.
Level 5 Skis matching at or before the fall line with smooth natural movement. Skiing in control on the jump slope with effective side slipping. Unaided use of different turn shapes and rhythms. Introduction to duel slalom, small mobile ramps and table top.
Level 6 Rotary parallel turns with totally simultaneous edge change. Use of poles for correctly timed pole plants. Confidently using all feaures on the jump slope. Basic carving in long turns, no foot rotation.