Courses

Ski - Race Academy

Race group courses and private lessons

  • For children/adolescents/adults (from Red 3)
  • Group: Full days
  • Course duration: 3 - 5 days, from Monday
  • Private: 2 - 5 hours, on request
  • Extensions of a running course must be made at the LAAX School office until 16:00 the day before.
  • Valid insurance cover is the responsibility of each participant.
  • The course will take place regardless of weather conditions.
  • Classes of equal strength may be put together at the end of the week.
  • Lessons are held on consecutive days in the case of group courses.
  • Refunds are only issued on submission of a certificate from a doctor based in the Chur – Ilanz region.
  • Lift tickets are not included in the price.
  • Lift tickets are not required for children below the age of six. Lift tickets are not required to access the snow wonderland (at the base station). Once the children ski on the mountain, all children aged six or older require a lift ticket. In combination with a course, the LAAX School offers reduced-price lift tickets for beginners up to Blue 2.
  • Minimum number of participants in children’s group courses: four people.
  • Prepare your child to leave them at the meeting point and keep the farewell brief. This will make it easier to get started.
  • Equipment: helmet, ski goggles, gloves, sunscreen, weather-appropriate clothing, appropriate ski gear.
  • Cancellation of a lesson must be made by 4pm before the first day of the course.

Please contact the LAAX School office for further information.

Snow Kindergarten
Requirements

Beginner under 4 years

Course elements

Getting used to skis / skiing and braking in the snow plough position

Beginner/E1
Requirements

No requirements - beginners from 4 years old

Course elements

Getting used to skis / skiing and braking in the snow plough position

Blue 1
Requirements

Skiing in a straight line and braking

Course elements

Snow plough turns / safe descent in the snow plough position on a marked track in the exercise area

Blue 2 / E2
Requirements

Snow plough turns, controlled descent in the exercise area or on easy blue pistes

Course elements

First descent on the mountain / travelling by lift / safe, fluid descent in snow plough position on blue pistes on the mountain

Blue 3
Requirements

Travelling unaccompanied by lift, safe descent in snow plough position

Course elements

Parallel ski position between turns (parallel traverse) / skidding in parallel ski position / box / descent on blue pistes in snow plough and partially parallel position (increased speed) / first jumps

Blue 4 / E3
Requirements

Safe, fluid descent on blue pistes in snow plough and partially parallel ski position

Course elements

Indepent skiing on blue pistes / small jumps / parallel turns on blue pistes

Red 1
Requirements

Parallel turns on blue pistes

Course elements

Stopping in parallel ski position / safe descent on red pistes / varying curve radii / parallel turns on red pistes

Red 2 / E4
Requirements

Parallel turns on red pistes

Course elements

Switch / free riding on red pistes/ box / short turns and first carving turns on blue pistes

Red 3
Requirements

Short turns and first carving turns on blue pistes

Course elements

Carving on blue pistes / halfpipe / short turns on simple red pistes / large jumps / safe descent on black pistes

Red 4 / E5
Requirements

Safe descent on black pistes in parallel ski position / carving

Course elements

Parallel turns off piste / short turns on red pistes / carving on simple red pistes / switch / free riding on black pistes

Black / E6
Requirements

Parallel turns off piste / short turns on red pistes / carving on simple red pistes

Course elements

Freestyle / carving / race / slope tricks / off-piste / synchro

Freestyle 1
Requirements

Freestyle Beginner - Level Red 3 / E5 required

Course elements

Rail / box / kicker / slope / half pipe / indoor base

Freestyle 2
Requirements

Freestyle advanced - Level Red 3 / E5 required

Course elements

Rail / box / kicker / slope / half pipe / indoor base

Race
Requirements

Level Red 3 / E5 required

Course elements

Personal technique / mini-kipp / carving / short turns / giant slalom / slalom

Freeride
Requirements

Level Red 4 / E5 required

Course elements

off-piste technique (short turns, jumps, free skiing) / equipment / preparation / risk assessment / avalanche training

cross-country skiing classic
Requirements

no requirements

Course elements

cross-country skiing classic

cross-country skiing skating
Requirements

no requirements

Course elements

cross-country skiing skating

Ski - Race Academy

Race Academy Group Courses

meeting time 09.45 / end of lesson 15.15

Experience race atmosphere, improve your racing skills or prepare for your next race. On the closed-off training slope, your ski instructor will give you ...

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