• Piou Piou

    view

    piou-piou


    For Children 3 to 5 years

    • Start getting used to skis and sliding. The ESF instructors are there to help your children enjoy themselves in this new environment.
    • I earn my "PIOU PIOU" medal.

    >> View other levels
  • blanchot

    view

    Blanchot

    For children aged 3 to 6 years

    The child is able to: 
    • Move on the flat.
    • Go up hill on the carpet.
    • Perform his/her first slides down the slope.

    With Blanchot, I make my first slides and I am learning to gently slide down the slope ...!

    >> View other levels
  • sifflote

    view

    Sifflote

    Children from 3 to 6 years who can control their speed and snowplough slide.

    « With Sifflote, I slide and control my speed. »

    • I can slide down the slope with my skis in snowplough position.
    • And I can overcome some obstacles ! 

    Some slides, small jumps, snowplough and I help Sifflote to build the igloo !!
    >> View other levels
  • garolou

    view

    garolou

    Medal for children 3 to 6 years who are independent in the garden but not on the slopes!

    Rewards the child for : 
    • Putting on their own shoes, taking off skis etc.
    • Use the small ski lift.
    • Overcome obstacles.
    • Control their speed.
    • Change direction in snowplough.

    « To avoid Garolou, I know how to change direction.»

    With my skis, I learn to make turns, left and right. That way, I avoid the den of Garolou on my way !
    >> View other levels
  • Ourson

    view

    ourson


    For 7 to 12 year olds

    • I recognise my ski equipment.
    • I can put on and take off my skis alone.
    • I control my speed and make turns.
    • I move around on skis in different ways over varied but almost flat terrain.
    • I can ski in a direct line facing down the slope and finish with a snowplough turn.
    • I earn my "Ourson" medal.

    Test :
     
    • "Snaking" line of snowplough turns around 4 to 5 poles.
    • Ski with skis parallel straight downhill and stop using a snowplough turn.
    >> View other levels
  • Flocon

    view

    flocon


    • I have obtained Ourson level.
    • I control my speed and traverse across the slope using snowplough turns.
    • I remain balanced while sliding faster with skis parallel both across and down the slope on both skis or from one ski to the other, over a smooth terrain on a gentle slope.
    • I can brake, stop and start again myself.

    Test :

    • Series of 7 to 8 snowplough turns with the skis brought back to the parallel position in between, over a suitably marked out course.
    • Parallel direct line across the slope following a roughly straight trajectory.
    • Test of balance when skiing while facing down the slope (with little jumps, from one foot to the other or over little bumps, etc.) on a gentle slope.

    >> View other levels
  • 1ère Etoile

    view

    1st Star (1Ére Étoile)


    • I have obtained the Flocon medal.
    • I can link parallel sideslip turns taking into account external factors (terrain profile, other skiers, quality of snow ...).
    • I am balanced by traversing across on low to medium slopes.
    • I can parallel turn (maintaining the angle of edges).

    Test :

    • On a moderately steep slope, a series of parallel sideslip turns over a suitably marked out course.
    • Direct traversing line following a curved trajectory.
    • Step turns on a gentle slope (starting off at an angle).

    >> View other levels
  • 2ème Etoile

    view

    2nd Star (2Éme Étoile)


    • I have obtained the 1st Star level.
    • I can link refined basic parallel turns, I cross the slope in parallel ski and I drive my turns using edges taking into account external factors (terrain profile, other skiers, quality of snow ...).
    • I can ski across terrains of hollows and bumps, facing or crossing downhill while remaining balanced.

    Test : 

    • Series of around ten perfect parallel turns over a suitably marked out course on a moderately steep slope.
    • Basic direct line passing over hollows and bumps.
    • Basic skating step.

    >> View other levels
  • 3ème Etoile

    view

    3rd star (3Éme Étoile)


    • I have obtained the 2nd Star level.
    • I can string together controlled parallel turns. I cross the slope with my skis parallel and I drive my parallel turns using my edges, taking into account external factors(terrain, profile, other skiers, quality of snow...).
    • I master my balance in a schuss over varied terrain (hollows and bumps).

    Test :

    • Series of around ten basic turns imposed by 10 to 12 poles, on a moderately steep slope.
    • Basic single garland, on a moderately steep slope.
    • Perfect direct line to build up speed, finished with a braking sideslip, all on a moderately steep slope.
    >> View other levels
  • Etoile de bronze

    view

    Etoile de bronze


    Discover the Team Etoiles esf, after the 3ème étoile
     
    • I have obtained the 3ème Etoile.
    • Giant Mini-Slalom:
      I am able to quickly link short and wide turns with changes of rhythm.
    • Ski Cross type run:
      I am able to control my balance in a schuss when taking off from rounded bumps
    • I have a refined style for short fast turns.
    • I am comfortable with all snow conditions and external factors like the steepness of the slopes, other skiers and the type of snow conditions.
    >> View other levels
  • Etoile d'argent

    view

    Etoile d'argent


    Discover the Team Etoiles esf, after the 3ème étoile
     
    • I have obtained the Etoile de bronze.
    • I am able to complete a series of wide turns with refined style and precision.
    • I am able to complete a series of short and fast turns with refined style and precision.
    • I am able to perform a mini giant slalom within a specified time
    • I am able to perform basic jumps and tricks.
    >> View other levels
  • Etoile d'or

    view

    Etoile d'or


    Discover the Team Etoiles esf, after the 3ème étoile
     
    • I have obtained the Etoile d'argent.
    • I am able to complete a series of technically perfect, wide, short and high-speed turns over varied terrains.
    • I am able to perform jumps and tricks on a prepared piste or terrain (ski cross type run). 
    • I am confident in challenging terrains or areas: e.g. ski cross, halfpipe
    • I am able to perform a giant slalom, within a specified time.
    • I am able to ski without stopping on steep pistes and on any type of snow, taking into account external factors. Basically, having the qualities and skills of any great skier!

    >> View other levels