Private lesson for learning Skate style Cross country skiing

1 FIRST TIMER / BEGINNER- GREEN LEVEL 1
This lesson is for you whether you are a first timer or you have sometimes tried skating style cross-country skiing by yourself. First you will learn balanced and smooth skate-movement to learn basics of skating style skiing skills. The terrain will be easy, to keep nice and comfortable doing through the workout during the lesson.

2 LOW INTERMEDIATE  - BLUE LEVEL 2
You have done some independent skate-skiing rounds already, and you need to improve your skating style. This class focuses on the rhythm of skate skiing, developing better one and double kick skating techniques, different uphill techniques and poling to the right direction. Finding a rhythm for different situations guarantees you a smooth skate skiing technique.

3 INTERMEDIATE - RED LEVEL 3
You master the basics of skate style techniques. During this lesson you will refine overall active performance and rhythm of the skating. We will use varying terrain to exercise it. The goal is smooth and relaxed skating technique that is great even for longer trips.

It is recommendable to book 1h 45min long private lesson for learning skate style cross-country.

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.

Price list for private lessons 2019-2020

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

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.

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