Good choice for children


ESF have been operating in most of the big resorts in France since 1937. They offer lessons for all ages and abilities in both Ski and Snowboarding. They also offer ski touring, heliskiing, off piste guiding/lessons, showshoeing and a lot more. Just click on the  'Choose a Resort' to find your resort.

First Tracks

+33 6 08 33 82 59
Le Bourget du Lac, 73120 Courchevel, France

Ski or snowboard coaching in groups of four - eight or private tuition and they take children from the age of six. Also offer off piste guiding, visits to different resorts and can arrange heli-skiing.

Magic In Motion

Good choice for children

73120 Courchevel, France

Magic offers a range of lessons from teaching nervous beginners to off-piste guiding to finding the best powder. They teach in small English speaking groups and private lessons as well as children's lessons from 4 upwards. They have instructors in Courchevel, Meribel, La Tania and Val Thorens.  

Mountain Tracks

+44 20 8123 2978
250 York Road, London SW11 3SJ

Mountain Tracks are a team of mountain professionals specialising in small group guided mountain adventure. If you want to get off the beaten track they offer the best back-country programs, ski touring, avalanche awareness courses, snow-shoeing and ice climbing excursions.

Rob Sewell

+33 610144762
La Tania, France

Independent instructor who has been teaching in the Three Valleys for over 10 years. Provides private lessons in Meribel and Courchevel.


+44 7989 988774 / +33 6 15 48 59 04
73120 Courchevel, France

The only dedicated snowboarding school in Courchevel, Meribel and La Tania, offering private and group tuition to all levels of competence with video analysis to help your progress. Specific clinics available for aspects such as freestyle, off-piste or carving.

Supreme Snow & Snowboard school

+44 1479 810 800 / +33 4 79 08 27 87
Rue de la Culaz, Le Praz, 73120 Courchevel, France

Supreme have been in Courchevel for over 15 years and since 2005 have also taught in Meribel. Mostly British instructors. The school also runs a rental department with a good range of carving and off-piste skis. Off-piste groups and more advanced students may be eligible for free use of the specialist skis.