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Popular Ski Schools for Schladming - Planai

63Customer recommendations
"Our 6 years old twins had a great experience at the Hopsiland ski school. We highly recommend the school and many thanks to our best instructor, Raoul! Definitely Five stars for him! :)"

Florin - January 9, 2020

Ski Lessons for Kids (4-12 years) - All Levels

43Customer recommendations
"Great Instructor was very friendly and patient"

Emma - December 15, 2018

Ski Instructor Private - All Ages & Levels

22Customer recommendations
"This is the first time we tried snowboarding and we took a 2 day course with Christina. It was amazing! There is great service and proper help to choose the right equipment. Also, the equipment is very good. The owner, Norbert, is a very nice guy and he served us with very tasty Schnaps shots at the end of the day. Highly recommend this school! We learned how to ride the board in 2 days and could go on steeper slopes already! You will not regret it !"

Ion - January 10, 2020

Snowboard Instructor Private - Incl. Equipment

Ski schools in Schladming

Learn to ski in Schladming


Located 1hrs drive from Salzburg and nestled between the Schladminger Tauern and the Dachstein mountain ranges, the ski resort of Schladming is known all over the world for having hosted the 2013 Alpine World Ski Championships. Both the annual ski opening in December and the famous Nightrace World Cup, in which the world’s slalom elite compete for the title, draw thousands to the Styrian Enns Valley.

Schladming is the center of the Schladming-Dachstein ski alliance, which stretches over a total of 9 mountains and is one of the largest skiing areas within Europe. At the heart of the ski association is the “4 mountains ski area”, consisting of the ski areas around Hauser Kaibling (2015m), the Planai (1906m), the Hochwurzen (1850m) and the Reiteralm (1860m).

The resort offers 123km of pistes, 46,5km being blue and 68km marked red.

Ski lessons for beginners in Schladming


From Schladming, ski fans have direct access to the Planai and the Hochwurzen slopes, which are both recommended for beginners. Ski schools in Schladming offer lessons to skiers aged 3yrs and upwards, lessons lasting between 2, 3 or 4hrs, depending on the ski school. Some ski schools in Schladming offer lessons with included equipment rental, and the meeting point for lessons is generally directly directly by the ski school.

Lessons for first-time skiers start with the primary techniques of the snowplough, glide and braking. These first moves are taught on the flattest slopes within the resort, to ensure a learning environment that is as stress-free as possible. Once the basics have been well-established, lessons progress to slopes with a slight incline and the snowplough turn is introduced.

The ski schools in Schladming take their beginners with previous skiing experience directly to blue slopes, where the first moves are refreshed before the focus switches to parallel skiing.

Kids’ ski lessons in Schladming


Kids aged 3yrs and upwards can have their first ski lessons in Schladming. Some ski schools in Schladming offer lesson packages with included equipment hire or lunch care.

Beginner lessons for young skiers take place at Hopsiland, which is the highest “Ski Kindergarten” area in Styria. The ski-loving rabbit Hopsi became famous as the mascot of the Alpine World Ski Championships in 1982 and 2013 and now helps young learners make their first moves - the snowplough, glide and brake - on the slopes.

The ski schools in Schladming take their young skiers with previous experience directly to slopes that match their ability - whether blue, red or even black. The focus of lessons is on optimising technique and posture, and introducing more challenging skiing styles, such as carving or even off-piste techniques.

The two Planai lifts within Schladming access plenty of red runs, which are ideal for continuing to work on technique after lessons. The ski schools in Schladming recommend the Reiteralm slopes for families who are looking for different slopes to practise on: The Reiteralm has slopes for all levels, from green to black.

Ski lesson prices in Schladming


Ski schools in Schladming offer group and private ski and snowboard lessons for all levels. The prices shown are the lowest price per lesson within the season and do not include equipment rental or extras:

Kids ski lessons Adults ski lessons Snowboard lessons
Group from 42€/4hrs from 46€/4hrs from 48€/2,5hrs
Private from 64€ from 64€ from 66€


The best ski schools in Schladming


Skischule Hopl


The experienced Hopl team offers group and private ski lessons, plus group powder skiing lessons in English & German.

Meeting point kids & powder skiing: Directly at Hopsi-land.

Meeting point adults: At the ski school office.

CheckYeti customers reviews: Kids friendly, beginner friendly, experienced

Ski School Tritscher


Ski school Tritcher offers group and private ski and snowboard lessons for all ages, plus private freeriding lessons for adults. Instruction is given in English, German, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Russian, Hungarian, Croatian & Slovak.

Meeting point: Directly at Hopsi-land or at the ski school office.

Meeting point private lessons: Arranged individually.

CheckYeti customers reviews: Experienced, beginner friendly, patient

BoardStars Snowboardschule


BoardStars offers group and private snowboard and freestyle snowboarding lessons, including lessons for young snowboarders under 9yrs. Instruction is given in English & German.

Meeting point group lessons: At the BoardStars station, next to the Kellseralm, at the Lärchkogel lift base station.

Meeting point private lessons: Arranged individually.

CheckYeti customers reviews: Beginner friendly, experienced, patient

What makes ski lessons in Schladming special


Alongside the annual highlights such as the Nightrace and the Ennstal Classic, Schladming offers a variety of winter events, such as the weekly ski show, which is performed by instructors from the local ski schools.

The 15,000m² Superpark Planai is a paradise for freestyling fans with 34 obstacles for all freestyling abilities, including jibs, boxes, kickers, rails and tubes.

The 7km long Hochwurzen run is one of the Alps' longest toboggan runs and offers tobogganing fun both in the day and also floodlit at night, from 19:00-21:30. Tickets can be bought for a single run, or for the entire evening.

FAQs

How do we find a suitable activity?

In every ski resort you will find an overview of all available offers. On the left side you have filters to quickly find the right offer. For example, you can search specifically for beginner ski courses for children in groups.

How do we find offers for our desired date?

Under the menu item "Select course date" in the upper left corner of the page you can select a desired start date. At the top of the search results you will find the offers for the desired start date. Below follow offers in a similar period.

How do we find group lessons or private instructors?

Group courses are marked with "Group". You can search specifically for group courses by selecting the "Group" filter under the "Category" menu item. Private teachers are marked with the inscription "Private". You can search for private teachers by selecting the "Private" filter under the "Category" menu item.

How do we find offers in our language?

Under the menu item "Language" you can select a desired language. Afterwards only offers will be shown where this language is available.

When should we book?

During the holiday weeks, ski and snowboard courses are usually fully booked. In order to make sure that there is still a place available in the desired ski or snowboard course, the motto is: the sooner the better.

How do we find our appropriate experience level?

Next to the menu item "Experience level" you will find a description of the individual experience levels. If you're still not sure, you don't need to worry. Simply choose the experience level that best suits your abilities. Before the first lesson of a group course, ski schools will assess your abilities so that you can be placed in the right group. In any case, private instructors will take your abilities into account on an individual basis.

How do we find offers including equipment?

All offers including equipment are marked with the inscription "Ski rental included". If you find the inscription "Ski rental optional" you can book the equipment for this offer. You will find offers including equipment faster if you select the filter "Ski rental including" under the menu item "Popular options". Depending on the provider, an offer including equipment contains: skis, ski poles, ski boots and helmet. You will find a detailed list of the included rental items in the respective offer description.

There is no offer including equipment, where can we alternatively rent equipment?

In a ski resort there is almost without exception the possibility to rent winter sports equipment. If you book via CheckYeti, you will receive discounts from our partner Skiset, where you can conveniently reserve your equipment online.

How many participants are usually in a group?

This depends on the ski school. Some ski schools have a maximum number of participants per group. You can find this information in the descriptions of the offers.

At what age can children ski or snowboard?

There is no fixed age limit here. Supported by specially trained children's ski instructors, children can already learn to ski playfully at kindergarten age. Depending on the children's level of motoric and social development, the ideal starting age is between 4 and 5 years. Occasionally there are children who can already learn to ski at the age of 3 1/2 years.

How many days should the lessons last for our children?

During the holiday weeks, children's ski courses for beginners usually start on Sunday or Monday. The program is designed in such a way that the best learning results are achieved when your children take part in the ski course throughout the week. So they don't miss the final event (race, etc.) and experience a great week with their group. For advanced children the learning success usually kicks in on the third day.

Is it better to put our child in a group lesson or a private tuition?

The group lessons are generally recommended for beginners. Learning together with peers is more fun. The children are not constantly in the focus and have the possibility to catch their breath between the individual exercises, while the other children are on it. In order not to underchallenge highly talented children, a private ski instructor is recommended.

Can we join our child with a private instructor?

Yes, that's possible. Some providers even offer special family offers. Otherwise, you can simply book a private instructor for children or adults and inform the ski school after booking that you would like to go together.