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Furano International Snowsports School

21-18 Kitanominecho, Furano 076-0034, Hokkaido
+81 90-8885-3409
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Friendly and expert instructors

The standard of instruction was excellent and the rates were competitive. The instructor was great... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
Sydney, Australia
Great child care service and excellent instructors

We booked FISS for a 2-hour family ski lesson with our 6-year-old son, and child care for our... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2015
Hong Kong, China
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Furano International Snowsports School offers private ski & snowboard lessons and kids day care facilities.FISS has the highest qualified and experienced instructors available in Furano. All our staff speak English, for more information please visit our website.
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17 Jun 2016
“Friendly and expert instructors”
14 Apr 2015
“Great child care service and excellent instructors”
21-18 Kitanominecho, Furano 076-0034, Hokkaido
+81 90-8885-3409
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

The standard of instruction was excellent and the rates were competitive. The instructor was great at identifying individual strengths and weaknesses and building confidence (which is, after all, what skiing is mostly about).

1  Thank Ec0sse28
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We booked FISS for a 2-hour family ski lesson with our 6-year-old son, and child care for our 1-year-old. Our instructor was friendly, patient and experienced, adjusting the lesson to suit our individual needs and speed of learning. I was happy with the child care...More

3  Thank Expat_Gourmand
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

Spent 14 days at Furano and arranged ski lessons with FISS for Sarah, Tom & Rob whilst we were there. We were staying at the New Furano Prince Hotel and in spite of FISS having their base at Kitanome it was no problem to meet...More

1  Thank Rsjnt4218
Reviewed 28 December 2014

We had very patient instructors take care of us noobs. Its great that they were English speaking so we could understand. Two hours passed by quickly. It was fun.

4  Thank JacquelineMa
Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

We spend 5 days in Furano this year and we book FISS again (we've been here last year). It is difficult to find good English speaking coach in Japan with reasonable price. Naoko, Rebecca, Jan, Clare and all other team members showed their professionalism and...More

1  Thank Momowong
Reviewed 9 January 2014

I went to FISS/Kojima Academy to improve my snowboarding (hardboots, slalom/giant slalom style riding for racing). I've ridden since 1990, but had developed a few odd habits, and reached a point where I could understand what I should be doing, but not knowing how to...More

2  Thank Kipsan B
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We stayed at Furano for a skiing holiday as a family with 2 children aged 3 and 8. I wanted our family to have lessons during our stay and made contact by email. Ben's response was fantastic and extremely informative. They met us (at no...More

2  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 1 March 2013

My girlfriend and I were first-timers for snowboard and was hoping to find really encouraging and patient teachers. We couldn't have gone to a better place. We had two lessons and both were enjoyable and fun. We were even brave enough to go on the...More

Thank yuponhim
Reviewed 18 January 2013

I love this ski school! I've learned so much and had such a lot of fun doing it! My family (husband and 3 adult girls, all in their 20's) and I, have now skied with Ben and his ski school for two seasons and we...More

3  Thank fsam33
Reviewed 7 December 2012

To borrow the Via Michelin Guide’s terminology, the Furano International Snowsport School (“FISS”) is a Michelin 3-star experience – it is well worth going to Furano if only just for getting private ski (or snowboard) lessons with the instructors at FISS. I did, a few...More

9  Thank VDMN
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