ESF

CHILDREN'S TEST AND LEVEL - SNOWBOARD

GOOMIE RIDER

● Has no experience of snowboarding.

Goomie Rider test:
● A traverse followed by a rounded sideslip frontside and backside.
Plus 2 of the 3 following need to be completed :
● Use the ski lifts.
● The 'falling leaf' sideslipping on both sides.
● A straight run with a flat board and sinking down and standing up movements.

ROOKIE RIDER


● Has completed the Goomie Rider.
● Is starting to be able to change direction using rounded sideslips.
● Can move along by sideslipping.
● Can get up off the ground.
● Can use the lifts.

Rookie Rider test:
● A series of 4 to 6 basic turns without stopping.
Plus 2 of the 3 following need to be completed :
● rounded sideslips from the fall line on both sides in switch.
● Slide on a box in 50/50.
● 'Falling leaf' on frontside and backside on a medium slope.
This is the equivalent of the adults Beginner Level.

IZZY RIDER
  • ● Has completed the Rookie Rider Test.
    ● Can complete a series of frontside and backside turns on a green slope.
    ● Can stop by sideslipping.
    ● Can sideslip diagonally forwards then backwards and use a ski tow.

  • Izzy Rider test:
    ● A series of 4 to 6 basic turns without stopping around a small slalom (cones spaced around 20m apart).
    ● A small jump whilst sliding, board flat on a gentle slope.
    ● Flat and Switch - a sliding '180' in a traverse (front or back).