Basic Guidelines

To make the most of the allotted time for skiing, it is imperative to plan ahead and know what the ski session will look like. Leaders need to consider the time frame, weather, energy of kids, age and ability of skiers, and attention span in order to run an effective practice. Just like it is important for young skiers to have goals to work towards, the leader also needs a goal for each ski session. The following pages give some basic guidelines for structuring a ski program.