ESI Châtel Ski School Medals:
Cristal: Basic snowplough turns. Straight running with a gentle change of slope with some speed. Traversing in parallel at speed. Accomplished side-stepping.
Bronze Cristal: Basic parallel turns. Basic step turns. Diagonal side-slip. Traversing at speed. Straight running on more varied terrain at speed.
Silver Cristal: Development of smooth turning arcs. Basic skating turns. Parallel skiing. Maintaining balance through bumpy terrain.
Vermillion Cristal: Accomplished skidded turns. Hockey stops. Downhill skating turns. Basic short turns.
Gold Cristal: Accomplished turns with a smooth arc and a notion of carving. Basic jumping. Accomplished short turns. Ability to ski in most snow types.
Diamond cristal: Carved long turns in all snow types and all pistes. Carved short turns.