Beginners Telemark Courses

Beginners Telemark Lessons in Val d'Isere and Tignes

This beginners telemark skiing course is where your free heel journey starts. No prior telemark skiing experience is required to sign up for a Tele Virgins course but we do ask that you have an advanced alpine skiing standard ie. strong on red runs.

You will make your first tele turns in a controlled environment and start to produce easy flowing linked turns down the mountain. Initially this will be on the green training slopes but quickly moving on to discover more of what the Val d'Isere and Tignes pistes have to offer.

Like all technical sports, beginner telemark lessons make a huge difference to your progression even if you're a strong alpine skier. Make the most of your time on the snow with some top level telemark coaching to quickly progress past the beginner telemark phase and experience the World famous Val d'Isere and Tignes terrain.

Coaching sessions will include a high level of personal feed back on the hill and video feedback during the week.

Tele Virgins Course Dates Winter 2017-18

Course Dates Location Coaching Accom From
Virgins 11-15 Dec 2017 Val d'Isere £295 £375
22-26 Jan 2018 Val d'Isere £295 £375
29 Jan - 2 Feb 2018 Val d'Isere £295 £375
16-20 Apr 2018 Val d'Isere £295 £375
23-27 Apr 2018 Val d'Isere £295 £375

The Finer Details

  • Tele Virgins beginner lessons run from Monday to Friday.
  • Tele Tracks telemark courses have a maximum group size of 6 people.
  • All sessions are for a half day starting at either 9am or 1pm.
  • Half day lessons allow time for practice or to rest for the following days telemarking.
  • Tele Tracks courses can be booked as a complete package or just instruction / NTN Test only.
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Technical Level

To join a Tele Virgins group lesson you:

  • Are able to alpine ski parallel turns on red runs.
  • You Have fundamental all-mountain skills - sideslip, snowplough, heringbone and sidesteps.
  • You enjoy a challenge

Fitness Level

We adapt our coaching to different fitness levels, however for Tele Virgins group lessons you should be able to:

  • Alpine ski for a full day.
  • Have good core strength
  • Are able to do slow controlled lunges in the gym.

Unsure of your fitness level or want to get in shape for the course? Check our Telemark Fitness Tips for specific advice and exercises.

Still unsure? Why not try a private lesson instead? Private telemark lessons are geared specifically to your physical and technical level. Check out our Private Telemark Lessons for more details.

What our Clients Say

What impressed me most was the level of instruction that was given, If you want to learn Telemarking, look no further... Mark Forman

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