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Flyers pre-assessment

Llandudno

Our Wednesday evening Flyers Sessions are a breeding ground for developing talented Ski Racers. After having only been in operation at the Llandudno slope for around a year and a half, we have started to have our first Welsh Squad selections this year. And that's in spite of the various Covid restrictions and slope closures,

To attend the Flyers Sessions then attendees need to be pre-assessed and approved to ensure they are of a suitable standard.

Under normal circumstances we usually host a pre-assessment at least once a year, but this is our first opportunity to be able to run a pre-assessment.

The Session takes the format of assessing particular skills, aimed at 8-16 years old with 1-4 years skiing experience. (NB, we have lowered the age limit this year as we’re aware there may be or are younger skiers who would like to try out).

The tests generally are:

Pole jumpers ( 8m spacing between poles on the ground. Ski in a straight line, and jump over them)

Outside ski turns

Straight run to side slip in straight line

Free ski using ski sticks, making GS turns.

And we run them through a simple Slalom Course as well.

We score them on a chart, and from that process we are able to advise whether they are ready to be able to attend the Wednesday evening Flyers sessions. It's not a problem if they are not quite ready, or if they find it's not for them, we still have other sessions they can attend, including our Sunday Sessions where we run courses and coaching, but for a wider age group and range of abilities.

But if your kids want to have a go and try out at this session and you feel they have near enough the right skills, then they will be more than welcome to attend.

Either way they'll likely still learn a lot, and the emphasis is always on fun and enjoyment.

Please do read the following important information.

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IMPORTANT: Please follow the link below to our COVID screening form. You will need to complete this and return it to sales@northwalessnow.org.uk in the 24 hours before your session. If we have not received a complete form you will not be able to attend the session.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdPXSyPV-bHWSqTacXbtnD7KjKKqGmDuY0wbzy1-IRJZL_qqQ/viewform

Please follow Centre guidelines in relation to COVID19 security. Please observe social distancing precautions at all times when attending the Flyers session in particular whilst waiting in the lift queue and whilst waiting at the top of the slope. We will provide additional coaches to manage these areas.

Gloves must be worn at all times. You must not remove your gloves whilst on the lift and you must not touch your face with your hands whilst wearing your gloves.

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Membership

If you are not a member of the NWSC then you can still come along, but there is a £5 surcharge to cover our affiliation to SSW and relevant insurances.

Please select the ‘NWSC temporary membership’ when booking.

If preferred you can pay to join the club via the system here, annual membership (September to September) is £20 for the first family of household member, and then £7.50 for each subsequent household member.

Please follow the link to the online membership form in the email you will receive confirming your booking, or here https://forms.gle/sNpjLfwXsGDM9G5AA.

https://forms.gle/sNpjLfwXsGDM9G5AA

What to bring

If you have your own ski gear please bring it with you.

The cost includes hire of equipment from the slope at Llandudno if you don't have your own gear.

Helmets are essential for this session.

Requirements

You will need to be a competent skier capable of skiing from the top of the slope making controlled linked turns.

This session is for those skiers that want see if they want to progress into ski racing.

Itinerary

Various skills and drills as well as skiing through mini slalom gates and markers.

£15 for children
No times available

Where we'll meet

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