Alpine race track ski training sessions

Training is suitable for active ski racers, hobby racers, skiing enthusiasts and business groups.Track ski training gives the skiers a unique possibility to experience fast alpine skiing and the thrill of track skiing and challenges you. 

For skiing enthusiasts, Ski School provides a unique opportunity to get started with skiing around track-gates/poles and ski racing techniques. More experienced racers have the opportunity to practice and improve their technique. Ruka has excellent slopes for practice and professionals trainers with years of experience from coaching. 

The program of each training package is tailor-made to suit the needs and wishes of each individual group, paying special attention to the skill levels and skiing backgrounds of the participants. The focus of the training session can be, for example, on training the basics of fast carving turns in downhill skiing and on a race course, and it could even include a giant slalom race with timing to round off the day. One option is to perform a video analysis on each skier’s individual technique, which provides useful insights into improving the participants’ ski technique. 

Race skiing training session with Ski School Ruka is a great way of boosting the interaction and team spirit of your team in an atmosphere that is fun and athletic. The training sessions can be also arranged, for example as a refreshing part of a business trip or leisure holiday. You may also book Giant Slalom competitions for Ski Clubs and Company groups. Read more!

It is recommended to book training session well in advance. Tell us whether you want to train giant slalom track-skiing or slalom (if you have your own slalom-protections).
We may also use "short & soft" poles to improve your basic skills before heading for
long-poles and gates.

Price of the training session depends on the length of it (see private lesson prices), and
whether the track-course setting is included to the booked training time or
it is done before it.

Track skiing training is suitable for skill levels 3-4.
Read more about the skill levels of alpine skiing.

Filming video at private lessons

By choosing a private lesson with the duration of 1h 45min, you can request that your skiing is filmed. Video offers you a detailed description of your strengths and shows points of improvement. Video analysis and training done accordingly suit well for alpine skiing, snowboarding, telemark skiing as well as cross-country skate style skiing. When making your private lesson reservation, please tell us your request for this service.

Book private lessons

You can book private lessons for yourself, your child, your family or for a group of friends. We recommend booking the lesson well in advance, by 15.00 the previous day the latest. When booking the lesson you'll receive further details on how to prepare for the lesson and where the meeting place is situated. Private lessons are paid at the ski school's office.

Booking online request form

Bookings can be made also by email skischool@ruka.fi by calling +358 400 101 636 or on the spot.

Please remember to check the ski school's booking and cancellation terms.

Ski passes

Every student needs either Rosa & Rudolf Family Park area ticket or normal lift ticket, upon his/her skill level. If child is under 6 yrs old and parent has normal ski-lift ticket, the child will get free-of-charge lift ticket for the same period as parent's ticket is valid. Normal ski-lift ticket includes also access to the Rosa & Rudolf Family Park.

Buy the ski pass easily in advance from the online store. You are entitled to a 5% discount for the ski passes purchased online the previous day before midnight (24.00) at the latest.

Go to ski pass online store

Equipment

If you don't have your own equipment, you can rent them in advance online and collect them ready packed from the online rental shop's service desk at VuosselinPortti or PisteVuokraamo. You can pick up the equipment already the previous day by 18.00, once you've received a text message from the rental shop. VuosselinPortti rental shop is situated close by the ski school's group course meeting place. Private lessons start either near PisteVuokraamo (at Ruka Village), VuosselinPortti or Rosa & Rudolf Family Park (at Ruka Valley, East Ruka).

Go to online rental shop

If you have not pre-booked equipment, we advice you to arrive to the rental shop at least 30min before the lesson starts. During high season we recommend you to come to the rental shop at least 45min before the lesson starts. Please, notice the time what is needed for a transport from your rental to the right meeting point.

Online rental shop price list available here.

You can also rent ski clothing from the rental shop.

Price list for private lessons 2020-2021

30 min first-time ski lesson for 3-4 yrs / Snowboard lesson for 5-6 yrs
1 person 36€, to continue the taster lesson +20min: 22€

50 min
1 person 58€, +13€ additional person

1h 45 min
1 person 116€, +26€ / each additional person

2h 45 min
1 person 174€, +39€ / each additional person

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