Tests & Levels Nordic Ski


Flocon

  • Stride and glide technique.
  • Step turn on the flat.
  • Sliding down a gentle slope ending in a sliding snowplough, taking the skiing environment
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1ére Etoile

  • 1rst degre traversing straight line.
  • Sliding snowplough with braking.
  • Skating step and step turn taking into account the skiing environment
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2éme Etoile

  • Skating step with poles.
  • Sliding snowplough and one skate.
  • 2nd degree traversing straight line and elementary turn taking into account external factors.
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3éme Etoile

  • V2 and combined skating steps. 
  • Diagonal stride on the flat.
  • 3rd degree traversing straight line and series of parallel turns at high speed taking into account external factors.
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Etoile d'or

  • Completing a technical course over varied terrain including flat, descending and climbing sections at high speed, taking into account external factors (choice of technique)
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TIMED TESTS - NORDIC CROSS

    • New test created in 2005 to replace the LIEVRE. Timed Nordic cross-country skiing over a mainly downhill course, interpersed with bumps, turns, flat sections, climbs and jumps, laid out over 600m(approximately 1'40'' for the best time, not including the forerunner)
    • Or : 0% to 15%
    • Vermeil : 15.01 to 28%
    • Argent : 28.01 to 40%
    • Bronze : 40.01 to 50%
    • Fléchette : 50.01 to 55%