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Ski & Snowboard School in Bansko

Bansko is one of the most famous and spectacular ski resorts in Bulgraria, where varied slopes please all levels of skiers. Group ski lessons in the Bansko ski resort are usually available in both mornings and afternoons, subject to the dates. The idea is that you perfect your skills and enjoy yourself more the remaining hours each day after having learnt on the pistes of the Bansko ski area in the morning. Please use the Ski Holiday Extras booking engine above to find the selection that is most suitable for you. The ski schools that we work with in Bansko are carefully chosen.  All of the teaching staff we use in Bansko are certified English speaking instructors so you know you are in good hands while you learn to ski or snowboard in Bansko.

Why should I book my ski hire in Bansko early?

We recommend that you book your ski school in Bansko as early as possible, to ensure you can be guaranteed of a place in the ski school: places fill up fast, especially in school holidays! It also means that you can be sure that you are getting the best deal possible.

 What level of Ski School in Bansko should I choose?

The level of ski lessons that you need in Bansko varies according to how much skiing experience you already have. The name of the category reflects your level, from Beginner, to Lower Intermediate, upper Intermediate and Advanced. Please use the Ski Holiday Extras booking engine above to select the type of ski school you need in Bansko.

Bansko  Adult Ski Lessons: Beginner - Class 1 - Ski classes for people who have never skied before or have limited dry ski slope experience. These classes will teach you the basics and will have you going down the green slopes of Bansko, snowplough turning and in control by the end of the week!

Bansko Adult ski lessons: Beginner/Intermediate – Class 2 - For those who already have some skiing experience i.e. you have skied one week and you can ski down green runs in a basic snowplough. At the end of these classes you will be linking your turns with confidence on the pistes of the local ski area and moving towards parallel turns.

Bansko Adult ski lessons: Intermediate – Class 3 - Intermediate ski classes for people who can ski down blue runs and manage parallel turns and link basic swings, but aren't yet comfortable on reds. At the end of a week's classes you should be able to ski down all the blues and reds in Bansko confidently having perfected your parallel turns, skiing with better style and increased speed.

Bansko Adult ski lessons: Intermediate/Advanced – Class 4 - You ski parallel, but blacks still pose problems. These ski classes will help you to learn to love moguls and those steeper pistes in Bansko. At the end of a week you should have improved upper-lower body separation, refined pressure control, improved steering techniques, and you should have mastered short swing and race turns.

Bansko Adult ski lessons: Advanced – Evasion Course - Advanced ski classes for people who ski with ease even on black runs. So, now you'll be taken around Bansko and shown some of the best runs in resort and the best off-piste, in the local ski area according to your wishes and the snow conditions.

What level of ski lessons are available for children learning to ski in Bansko?

There is a star system for children learning to ski in France, as an added incentive to progress through to the next grade:

Bansko Child ski lessons: Complete Beginner – Class Ourson – Lessons for children who have never skied before. They will learn to ski mainly through play, put on and take off their own skis, gain confidence in moving around in skis on mainly flat terrain.

Bansko Child ski lessons: Beginner – Class Flocon – Select this option once your child has already used drag lifts. They will work towards their First star (Première Etoile). At the end of the week in Bansko they should have perfected their snowplough and can finish their turns with skis parallel.

Bansko Child ski lessons: Beginner/Intermediate – Class 1st Star – Children in this class will learn how to link turns through snowploughs, finishing their turns by slide slipping in parallels if they progress well. They should be confident enough to enjoy a fair few of the Bansko slopes.

Bansko Child ski lessons: Intermediate – Class 2nd Star - Your child has their 1st Star or you are confident they could already ski all the easy runs in Bansko. Now they will learn to make their turns parallel.

Bansko Child ski lessons: Intermediate/Advanced – Class 3rd Star - Classes for children who already have their 2nd Star or are at a level to be skiing blue and red pistes. Now they can refine their technique & improve their coordination and get out and explore the ski area.

Bansko Child ski lessons: Advanced – Bronze Star - Advanced classes for children who have their third star or you feel confident are ready to join in with other children who are confident on all piste levels. This week he or she will be taught in Bansko how to ski moghuls and will perhaps ski in powder. Being taught to ski on various terrains will help them to become versatile, adventurous and safer skiers

What level of Snowboard Lessons in Bansko should I choose?      

When booking your snowboard lessons, try to ensure that you are choosing the correct level as this will avoid any misunderstandings when in Bansko. The category levels range from Beginner through lower and upper Intermediates to Advanced.

Bansko Snowboard lessons: Beginner - Instruction for people who have never been on a board before. You will learn how to balance, the best way to fall and how to link turns on green runs.

Bansko Snowboard lessons: Intermediate – This level is for those confident on the snowboard and have developed a good technique, looking to improve existing skills.

Bansko Snowboard lessons: Advanced - Classes for those wishing to gain more slope style and learn how to do jumps and tricks. You can improve your off-piste riding, under the supervision of a guide or instructor who knows the mountains of the local ski area well. The structure of these lessons depends on the weather and snow.

Should I Book Private Ski or Snowboard Instructor Tuition in Bansko?

Private ski lessons in Bansko are useful if you are looking to improve at a fast pace, with the instructor having more one-on-one time with you than you would experience in group ski lessons. However, this is reflected in the price. You can let us know any time preference you have for your ski tuition in Bansko and we will re-confirm that this is fine with the snowboard instructor. All members in the private ski lesson in Bansko must be of a comparable ability level, and doing the same activity in Bansko i.e. skiing or snowboarding. Many advanced skiers like to take some private ski tuition in Bansko to help tweak their performance. 

How much does ski school and snowboard school cost in Bansko?

The cost of ski lessons in Bansko for adults and children varies according to whether you would like group or private ski tuition. Group ski school prices will be much cheaper than private ski instructor prices in Bansko. Generally speaking, prices are similar or the same on most weeks. Please use the Ski Holiday Extras booking engine above to check which lessons and tuition prices in Bansko are available on the date you are skiing.

How do I book my ski and snowboard lessons in Bansko?

The booking of your ski lessons in Bansko is straightforward; simply select what you would like: private ski lessons or group ski lessons. There is then the option to choose between snowboarding and skiing tuition in Bansko. Once selected, identify the levels of lessons that each person in the group will require (e.g. intermediate). Then, simply select the number of people in your group which are adults, children etc according to each level, as well as how many days worth of lessons you would like to take. Afterwards, add this to your basket, taking care to make sure the correct quantity is entered into the box each time.  

 
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