How To Ski

Learning how to ski can be a daunting task. But never fear, Ongosa are here to connect you with our qualified ski instructors, and help you tap into all their years of knowledge.

Published on Mon 04 Mar, 2019

Learn How to Ski with Ongosa

Here at Ongosa we are all about making it as easy as possible for everyone to get into adventure sports, in this case learning how to ski. Here is your go-to for all the insider tips on how to get started, from advice on ski technique from beginner level and beyond, and much much more.

Articles on How to Ski

Here are the articles you need to read if you are learning how to ski. It is always good to read up as much as you can before heading out onto the slopes - you can never be too prepared to take up your next adventure sport.

Ice Skiing Hacks: How to Ski on Ice

Unfortunately we can’t have perfect bluebird skies and light fluffy powder all the time, but lear...


How to Ski Powder

Learning how to ski powder is not the momentous milestone that people are often led to believe. I...


Ski Carving: The Secret To Carving Ski Turns

Ski carving is hard to beat - not just in terms of the high speeds you accrue but also the exhila...


Solo Skiers: Private or Group Lessons?

Thinking of learning to ski as a solo skier? It can seem daunting, however here at Ongosa we are ...


How To Parallel Ski

A Beginner's Guide to Parallel Skiing


Ski Fitness: What Is The Right Training For Your Ski Level?

Advice and videos, tailored to your ability level, for ski fitness training you should be doing b...


Ski Stretches: The Best Way to Warm Up For Skiing

Like any form of exercise, you should use ski stretches to warm up for skiing (and to warm down a...


How to Telemark Ski

Learn how to Telemark ski - hugely enjoyable, widely underrated


How to Become a Ski Instructor!

Do you, like us, spend a lot of time at your desk, reading extreme sports blogs, envying those wh...


Which Type Of Ski Lesson Is Right For Me?

We’re not the only ones who think the best ski lessons are tailored to suit you; that’s why instr...


What Ski Level am I?

Determining your Ski Level. We all know there’s a huge range of ability out on the slopes (and o...


Why You Need To Book Ski Lessons Early

Your ski holiday may still be far from the forefront of your mind. But believe it or not, if you ...


Why You Should Consider Skiing In Scandinavia

Skiing in Scandinavia - we are all vaguely aware it's an option, but have you ever really conside...


The Best Ski Runs in Europe According to Ski Instructors

'The Best Ski Runs in Europe' - in honesty, deciding this is a hopeless task seeing as within Eur...


Should I get a ski instructor, or let my friends teach me?

Friends don’t let friends teach friends.


Do I need a ski instructor, guide, or instructor-led guiding?!

What's the difference, and which one is right for you and your group?


9 Hacks For The Perfect Ski Holiday

Read our 9 cheekiest ski hacks, to help you get the most out of your ski holiday this winter.


5 Ways to Use Piste Skiing to Prepare for Off Piste Skiing

In Europe’s ski resorts, this season has been one of off piste and powder power! (Apart from Dece...


What Makes The Ultimate Skier?

At Ongosa, we’ve come across a lot of awesome skiers, snowboarders, instructors and guides. And w...


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