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Early Season Ski Clinics Val d'Isere

Early Season All Terrain and Performance Ski Clinics

  • 7th – 11th December 2017 in Val d'Isere
  • 14th – 18th December 2017 in Val d'Isere
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Price 5 half days €320 - €85 less than winter prices.

If the dates above don’t suit you, please get in touch as we aim to be as flexible as possible.

Choose the level that suits you best from the 3 Levels details below

Book your clinic space direct with TDCski or if you wish to take advantage of the fantastic package that we have arranged with top chalet operator VIP SKI book via this link https://www.vip-chalets.com/ski-courses

What is the best ski clinic level for me?

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Development Clinic

- for strong red run skiers...

improve your technique, take on steeper slopes, ski more runs with greater confidence, take on different snow types to develop your performance

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Development Plus Clinic

- for strong red run /ok black run skiers...

use the skills you already have to take on more varied slopes, start to learn the basics of skiing bumps and skiing off the piste

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Challenges Clinic

- for strong black run skiers...

take on new goals in the bumps, on the steeps, in difficult snow, on the piste; challenge yourself – there are always ways to get better

Book your Early Season Clinic Online

Early Season Clinics will have a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 8 people in each group.

Sessions run for 5 half days, 9am - 12noon or 1pm - 4pm

Sample Early Season Ski Clinic Programmes

Development Level – for strong red run skiers...

This is a sample program and will be adapted to fit the goals of the group and the conditions prevalent at the time of the clinic.

Below gives you an idea of the benifits and the continuity that you will enjoy when taking part in a 5 day early season clinic.

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Development Level

Monday

  • Rediscover ski legs and develop confidence
  • Establish group and individual goals
  • Focus on finding the middle of the ski - stance and posture
  • Control your speed and line - refresher on how we turn

Tuesday

  • Develop better rotary skills to tighten your turns and deal with difficult areas of the mountain (ice, narrow sections etc.)
  • Increase control and accuracy in short radius turns
  • Develop more discipline controlling rotary movements of the upper body

Wednesday

  • Develop better lateral movement to improve edging skills
  • Carving – technique and tactics
  • Use the equipment better to reduce effort and increase enjoyment

Thursday

  • Consolidate skill development
  • Apply skills to ski steeper slopes and more challenging terrain
  • Apply skills to ski non-groomed snow

Friday

  • Consolidate skill development
  • Attend to any goals not yet achieved
  • Turn on the style and let rip!

Sample Early Season Ski Clinic Programmes

Development Plus Level – for strong red run /ok black run skiers...

This is a sample program and will be adapted to fit the goals of the group and the conditions prevalent at the time of the clinic.

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Development Plus Level

Monday

  • Rediscover ski legs and develop confidence
  • Establish group and individual goals
  • Focus on finding the middle of the ski - stance and posture
  • Control your speed and line - refresher on how we turn

Tuesday

  • Develop better rotary skills and how to use these to match the required outcome (tactics)
  • Improve technique and tactics in short turns for steeps and bumps
  • Develop more discipline controlling rotary movements of the upper body
  • Ski un-groomed snow/off piste if conditions allow

Wednesday

  • Develop better lateral movement to improve edging skills
  • Increase speed and control in carving
  • Use the equipment better to reduce effort and increase enjoyment
  • Ski un-groomed snow/off piste if conditions allow

Thursday

  • Consolidate skill development
  • Bumps – apply skills to ski more in the fall-line and improve speed control
  • Ski un-groomed snow/off piste if conditions allow

Friday

  • Consolidate skill development
  • Attend to any goals not yet achieved
  • Turn on the style and let rip!

Sample Early Season Ski Clinic Programmes

Challenges Level – for strong black run skiers...

This is a sample program and will be adapted to fit the goals of the group and the conditions prevalent at the time of the clinic.

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Challenges Level

Monday

  • Rediscover ski legs and gradually pick up the speed
  • Establish group and individual goals
  • Focus on finding the middle of the ski - stance and posture
  • Mileage with a focus

Tuesday

  • Develop more discipline controlling rotary movements of the upper body
  • Develop better rotary skills and apply these to ski the bumps with more consistency, control and flair
  • Develop better lateral movement to improve edging skills
  • Increase speed and control in carving

Wednesday

  • Increase the number of tactical options at your disposal when skiing un-groomed snow/off piste. Turn transitions, weight distribution, line, turn shape etc.
  • Apply skills to ski couloirs (gullies), steep and narrow

Thursday

  • Consolidate skill development
  • Explore some more remote itineraries
  • Revisit the challenge of choice – bumps, speed, steep, narrow?

Friday

  • Consolidate skill development
  • Attend to any goals not yet achieved
  • Turn on the style and let rip!

Sample Early Season Ski Clinic Programmes

TDC's Early Season Ski Clinics

TDC's Early Season Ski Clinics are a great way to get yourself up and running for the season. Val d'Isere and Tignes early season snow has been amazing the last few years, and this is the perfect opportunity for keen skiers of all levels to take a week out at low peak time and get the best tuition, in a fun and friendly enviroment.

The Early Season Ski Clinics have been very popular and are at discounted prices.

Get the best ski improvement courses early in the season, improve your ski technique so that the rest of the season you are at your best.

email us now if you want to book your place on the TDC early season ski clinics.

Book your Early Season Ski Clinic online today.

The early season ski improvement clinics can be structured to achieve specific goals.

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Testimonials

What others have been saying about
TDC the development centre - Val d'Isere

Testimonials

  • These guys know their stuff.

    "We have had multiple trips to Val d'Isere over the years and TDC have never failed to impress us"
    Oz, 2017
  • Cannot Speak Highly Enough About TDC in Val d'Isere

    "Been skiing with Ben and Kieran for several years now, superb coaches, great guys. A huge thank you to you for your unstinting professionalism, enthusiasm and patience in improving my skiing ! Unbeatable guys !"
    Stuart, 2017
  • Great tuition

    Private lesson for 2: This was our second time with Terry, and he was fantastic. Friendly and supportive tuition and some great tips to take away and practice later."
    Thomas 2017
  • Best money I've ever spent

    I was encouraged to have three mornings with TDC as a complete beginner. It was the best decision I made! I started with Steve for three hours and his teaching technique and tone was perfection."
    Glen 2017
  • Best ski afternoon for a few years

    I enjoyed an excellent and memorable afternoon with TDC coach Rich in March. I only needed a few key tips and my (basic) off-piste skiing became stronger and felt better."
    Jenster, 2017

Group Clinics

Designed to allow individuals to get access to quality and specific ski instruction, groups are kept between 3-6 people,

Private Development Lessons

For those individuals, or groups, who would like to benefit from their own instructor, private lessons are a great.

Off-Piste Ski Lessons

Learn to ski powder in either a group clinic or private lesson format. Ski the whole mountain, go on adventures that you.

Children's Ski Lessons

Groups or Privates, Teenagers or Children. Safe, Fun and Inspiring. Fantastic all round ski coaching for 10 - 17yr olds.

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