FAQ
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

& ANSWERS

You will find most of the questions we get asked by our clients, and we have organised them by main subjects. We hope this answers any questions you may have.

CHILDRENS VILLAGE

The Children's Village, an excellent facility for children, is located near the Forum-Rink and welcomes children from the age of 18 months.

CAN WE ATTEND THE SESSIONS?
You have to remain hidden behind a slalom post to observe your child, your little one will spot you faster than you think and it could make them cry or take away their desire to ski or play with their new friends! You can come for a short time at the end of the session. We will have your phone number (ensure this is given upon registration) and in case of problems, we will contact you.

HOW SHOULD I DRESS MY CHILD?
Inside: warm top and pants or tights, ski socks.
Outside: a snow outfit (or a combination of a jacket with ski salopettes), a pair of ski mittens attached by a cord, a hat, a pair of sunglasses attached by a cord, sunscreen and snowshoes or boots. All clothing should be labelled with the child's name.

CHILDREN

ARE PRIVATE LESSONS RECOMMENDED FOR BEGINNERS?
In many cases, private lessons are recommended for beginners and will help children overcome their natural fear of skiing.

TEENS

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR AND BRING FOR THE COMPETITION COURSE?
Competition giant slalom skis adapted to your level (available for hire in sports shops), back protection and a helmet.

WHICH LIFT PASS IS THE BEST FOR THIS COURSE?
Please see the lift pass page for further information on this.

ADULTS

I DON'T SPEAK FRENCH. WILL I UNDERSTAND MY INSTRUCTOR?
Most of our ski instructors now speak English. At ESF Courchevel 1850, we have worked hard in recent years to overcome the language barrier between ourselves and our customers. We are striving to increase this percentage even further in the next few seasons. You can ask for an English speaking instructor when booking your lessons. You can either use our "Hire an instructor" section or fill out an enquiry form with your request details.

PRIVATE LESSONS

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE A PRIVATE LESSON?
A private lesson can be very beneficial whatever your level. Your lesson will be tailored to maximise your progress and to master your technique. One can also take the opportunity to discover another discipline such as snowboard, telemark, cross country, etc.

ARE PRIVATE LESSONS RECOMMENDED FOR BEGINNERS?
In many cases, private lessons are recommended for beginners and will help children overcome their natural fear of skiing.

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE INDIVIDUAL LESSON FOR 1/2 PERSONS AND 3/4 PEOPLE?
Your lessons are tailored for you and are adapted to your progression, therefore you cannot complete a private lesson, it depends on you and does not restrict you to a certain level, such as a group lesson would do. However, if there is more than one participant, you need to have the same level.
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