Exercises by Phase

The SkillsQuest Skiing Skills Assessment is made up of four exercises per developmental phase of the Alpine Training System. Click on the phase below to find the assessment details.

Phase 1- Ages 2-6, 1-4 years skiing

Phase 2 Ages 6-10, 1-4 years skiing

Phase 3Pre-puberty, girls ages 10-13, boys ages 11-14, 4-8 years skiing

Phase 4 Puberty, girls ages 11-14, boys ages 12-15, 5-9 years skiing

Phase 5 Post-puberty, girls ages 12-16, boys ages 14-17, 6-11 years skiing

Phase 6 Full maturation, girls ages 16+, boys 17+, over 10 years skiing

There are no Phase 1 exercises for the SkillsQuest Skiing Skills Assessment.

"With skills, it's like the foundation of a house. You don't see it, but without a strong one the house may stand for a while, but it will soon fall down." – Erik Schlopy, World Championships medalist and SkillsQuest ambassador






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