Nozawa / Nagano

Ski & Snowboard lessons

About Nozawa Lessons

Nozawa has something for everybody

Nozawa really does have something for everybody making the perfect destination for groups or families with mixed abilities. Beginners are well served with long, wide flat slopes. Park and pipe lessons take advantage of the well-shaped features and for those working on technique for steeps, moguls or powder they are spoilt for choice.

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Bookings for the 2016-17 season will commence from October 1st 2016.

Private lesson

Private lessons will be customized to your needs.

Available at all levels and ages beginners to experts, children to adults.
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Age (Ski): 3 years and older
Age (Snowboard): 6 years and older
Capacity: 1 - 8 people
Included: Lesson fee, lesson insurance
Not included: Lift tickets, Rental equipment, lunch

Price per instructor (Private lessons)

  • 5 hours  - 45,000 JPY (9-15:30)
  • AM 2 hours  - 24,000 JPY (9-11 OR 10 - 12)
  • Lunch 2 hours - 24,000 JPY (11:15-13:15
  • PM 2 hours - 20,000 JPY (13:45-15:45)
  • PM 3 hours - 30,000 JPY (12:45-15:45)
  • Extra hour - 10,000 JPY / 1 Hour
Important: Instructor numbers are limited, advance bookings are a must.

Group lesson

Group lessons are only available for Beginners.

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Age (Ski): 3 years and older
Age (Snowboard): 6 years and older
Capacity: 1 - 8 people
Included: Lesson fee, lesson insurance
Not included: Lift tickets, Rental equipment, lunch
Lesson Times: All group lessons start at 10:00
(Please be at ski school at least 15 mins before lesson, 30 minutes before if you havent signed in)

Price per instructor (Group lessons)

  • Adults: ages 15+
    • Full day - 14,000 JPY / 4.5 Hours
    • Half day - 10,000 JPY / 2.5 Hours
  • Kids: (Ski only) ages 7-14
    • Full day - 15,000 JPY / 4.5 Hours + Lunch
    • Half day - 10,000 JPY / 2.5 Hours
  • Infants: (Ski only) ages 4-6
    • Full day - 17,000 JPY / 4.5 Hours + Lunch
    • Half day - 11,000 JPY / 2.5 Hours
Important: Instructor numbers are limited, advance bookings are a must.

Meeting place

Hikage Gondola

CANYONS reception counter at Hikage gondla base ski school.

Getting there

How to access Nozawa onsen

Nozawa Onsen official homepage

By train

nozawa onsen access 2016

By Car

Access by Car

What level am I?

Let's find the perfect lesson for you

Level table here

                    Ski Levels

 

Ski

Snowboard


1

I have never skied before

I have never snowboarded before

2a

I have skied before but can not stop in a wedge

I have snowboarded before but can not side slip

2b

I can stop in a wedge

I can side slip on the beginner slope

3a

 

I can turn in a wedge on beginner slopes

I can do the "floating leaf" or "pendulum" on the beginner slope

3b

 

I can link turns confidently on green runs

I can ride on a chair lift

I can do a C turn

I can ride on a chair lift

4

 

I can make my skiis parallel at the end of a turn

I can do S turns on green runs

5

 

I am confident on red runs with my skiis parallel

I can do S turns on red runs

I can carve on easy red runs

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Notes On Participation

A bit more important information

Equipment

Please arrange your own equipment, wear, cap or helmet, gloves, goggles and lift passes prior to lesson sign up
*Rental available at the resort for ski/board equipment and ski wear, including a wide range of demo equipment for higher level skiers/riders

Cancellation policy

■Cancellations made by customers (Includes decreasing booked numbers for group lesson)

15 - 7 days before: 20%

6-2 days before: 30%

day before:50%

on the day:100%

■Not showing at designated meeting time will be considered as on the day cancellation

For full day private lesson, personalised start times may be available upon request.

In some cases class age groups may be combined.

If a group lesson has less than 3 participants, they may be given the option to change to a private lesson (1 hour).

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Make the most of your day at the resorts with an experienced guide to show you all the secret stashes!

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We choose to follow the New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance teaching progressions for all our lessons.

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