FIND YOUR LEVEL

 

To find out what lesson level you should choose, please use the chart below.

Please note: During the 2021 season we will be offering kids levels 5 – 8, and adult/teen intermediate and advanced lessons as private lessons only. These levels will not be available as a group lesson. 

ADULT / TEEN 15+ SKI LESSON LEVELS

I CAN/HAVE: LESSON TYPE LEARN:
Never skied before

FIRST TIMER

To balance, glide and stop and ride the Magic Carpet
Ride the Magic Carpet and stop GROUP
(BEGINNER)
Turning, linking turns, speed control through turning
Can link snowplough turns on green runs. GROUP
(BEGINNER PLUS)
Introduction to basic parallel turns and blue runs. I start to ski on blue runs (Summit, Shakey Knees, Family Run)
Can almost make parallel turns, hockey stop and side slip on blue runs. GROUP
(INTERMEDIATE)
Refine parallel turns, short radius, carving. Introduction into black runs and bumps. Ski the whole mountain.   Group lessons not available in 2021

ADULT / TEEN 15+ SNOWBOARD LESSON LEVELS

I CAN/HAVE:  LESSON TYPE YOU WILL LEARN:
Never ridden before

FIRST TIMER

To balance, glide, heel side slipping, falling leaf and ride Magic Carpet
Ride Magic Carpet, heel side & falling leaf

GROUP
(BEGINNER)

Toe side turning, linking turns, speed control through turning
Can do skidded turns, traverse and ride the chairlift. GROUP
(BEGINNER PLUS)
Introduction to basic terrain park features, jumps, rails. Improvement on overall control. Learn Fakie and learn to launch!
Can link basic turns, do 3-point turns & skidded 360s. GROUP
(INTERMEDIATE) 
Refine turns & move to more difficult features within the terrain parks. Incorporate freestyle elements. Group lessons not available in 2021


BULLER KIDS (Ski and snowboard) AND BUNYIPS (ski only) LESSON LEVELS

LEVEL NAME CURRENT ABILITIES
1 Mt Buller White Koalas Ski School White Koalas Never skied before.
Snowboard Never snowboarded before.
2 Mt Buller Purple Platypus Ski School Purple Platypus Can stop, turn a little and ride the Magic Carpet.
Snowboard Can do Falling Leaf on heelside and toeside, and ride the lift.
3 Mt Buller Green Possum Ski School Green Possums Can link snowplough turns on green runs.
Snowboard Can do C-turns and traverse.
4 Mt Buller Orange Echidna Ski School Orange Echidnas Can almost make parallel turns, hockey stop and side slip on blue runs.
Snowboard Can link basic turns, do 3-point turns & skidded 360s.
5 Mt Buller Brown Cockies Ski School Brown Cockies Can ski parallel on all blue runs all the time. Group lessons not available in 2021
Snowboard Can turn on blue runs, ride a little fakie, learn to ollie and start small airs. Group lessons not available in 2021
6 Mt Buller Blue Emu Ski School Blue Emus You are mastering Blue and dabbling in Black runs. You will ski some more challenging areas. Terrain Black runs and Blue moguls. Group lessons not available in 2021
Snowboard Can ride all Blue terrain, and ride fakie on Green terrain. Can jump and know park etiquette. Group lessons not available in 2021
7 Mt Buller Red Wombat Ski School Red Wombats Can ski parallel with a pole plant on blue and black runs, make short turns and ski small bumps. Group lessons not available in 2021
Snowboard Can carve my turns and am comfortable on black runs, can also spin and grab. Group lessons not available in 2021
8 Mt Buller Black Kangaroo Ski School Black Kangaroos Can carve turns and ski the whole mountain in all conditions. Group lessons not available in 2021
Snowboard Can ride pipe and race, do bumps and go off in the park. Group lessons not available in 2021

 



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