Children's Tests and Levels

A quick guide as to which is the appropriate group for your children.

Piou-Piou

  •  Children from 3-6 who have never skied.
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ouRSON

  • Children aged 3-6 having already experienced one week in Piou Piou Club
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Snowflake (flocon)

  • Children holding the Teddy Bear (Ourson) certificate or over 7yrs old and have never skied
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1st star (1ère étoile)

  • Children holding the Snowflake certificate and able to glide, stop, snowplough and take a ski lift.
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2nd star (2ème étoile)

  • Children holding the 1st star certificate and able to do basic turns (skis almost parallel).
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3rd star (3ème étoile)

  • Children holding the 2nd star certificate and able to turn parallel and side-slip.
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bronze star (éTOILE DE BRONZE)

  • Children holding the 3rd star certificate and able to make basic wide and narrow parallel turns. Completely comfortable with all kinds of side slipping.
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gold star (éTOILE D'or)

  • Children holding the Bronze star certificate and able to do tight turns and ski at relative speed.
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National Timed tests - Chamois and Flèche

Flèche

  • Giant Slalom, 25/35 gates, elevation : 200 to 250 m
  • Gold : 0% - 15%
  • Vermeil : 15,01% - 28%
  • Silver : 28,01% - 40%
  • Bronze : 40,01% - 50%
  • Flechette : 50,01% - 55%
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Chamois

  • Slalom, 30/40 gates, elevation : 120 to 200 m
  • Gold : 0% - 15%
  • Vermeil : 15,01% - 28%
  • Silver : 28,01% - 40%
  • Bronze : 40,01% - 50%
  • Flechette : 50,01% - 55%
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