The winter Sports Centre, London, has under one roof all that the novice or expert skier requires.
S.V.PAN DOWN WINDOW DISPLAY OF SPORTS CENTRE.
C.U. SWISSAIR SPORTS DISPLAY IN WINDOW.
S.V. SKI PUPILS BUYING SPORTS SWEATERS.
C.V. SKI PUPILS JUMPING UP AND DOWN EXERCISE.
S.V. SKI NOVICE FULLY CLAD MAKING INQUIRIES AT COUNTER.
G.V. PUPILS SKI-ING INSTRUCTION CLASS.
S.V. FULLY CLAD NOVICE ARRIVES AT COFFEE BAR AND TALKS TO GIRLS.
S.C.U. NOVICE TALKING TO GIRLS ABOUT SKI-ING EXPERIENCE.
S.V. INSTRUCTOR SHOWING CLASS HOW TO FIX ON SKIS.
C.U. FIXING ON SKIS.
S.V. NOVICE AT COFFEE BAR STILL TALKING TO GIRLS ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE.
L.V. SKI CLASS RECEIVING INSTRUCTIONS, SWINGING ARMS ETC.
C.U. GIRL WALKS ON SKIS PAST CAMERA.
S.V. INSTRUCTOR DEMONSTRATING TURN AROUND ON SKIS.
S.C.U. FULLY CLAD NOVICE STILL TALKING TO GIRLS ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE.
S.V.PAN DOWN SKI CLASS WALKING SIDEWAYS ON SKIS.
C.U. GIRLS FACE SHOWING ALARM.
S.V. FULLY CLAD NOVICE ENTERS CLASS AND FLOPS ON SKI STICKS.
C.U. GIRL RUSHES FORWARD.
S.V. GIRLS RUSH FORWARD AND ASSIST NOVICE.
Initials S-D/CW A.S./R.L.
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Background: The winter Sports Centre, London, has under one roof all that the novice or expert skier requires. There's a sport equipment department, travel agency and instruction school. Potential skiers can buy their skis and accessories, book their passage and hotel, and learn how to ski under expert supervision.
The instruction department is a large, carpeted room. In charge of tuition is Miss Elsbeth Williner, a Swiss skier. Learners are first given limbering up exercises and then taught the rudimentary movements, pushing themselves across the carpet with what appear to be broomsticks.
There's also a small theatre where instructional films are shown and the novices are able to pick-up tips by watching the experts speeding down the snow covered slopes. That's not all. When a "school" is over or when the skiers want a break, coffee, and sandwiches are obtainable from the bar.