Whether you’re just learning or want to further your skills, everyone can benefit from a professional ski or snowboard lesson. Hit the slopes with confidence and take this winter sport to a whole new level knowing that you have an expert right by your side.
First-timers: Your instructor serves as your mountain guide, helping you have fun and coaching you every step of the way, PSIA, AASI explains. Instructors can help intermediate and expert skiers learn how to tackle steeps, bumps, powder, park, and pipe; can help you improve your speed; and more.
Beginner, intermediate, and expert skiers will all have the opportunity to learn something new. But before you schedule your lesson and hit the slopes, there are a few things that you should consider.
Some of the top ski and snowboard instructors from across the country — Professional Ski and Snowboard Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors — are here to tell you some things you should know before your lesson.