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Furano International Snowsports School

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Very Patient and Knowledgeable Instructors

We had such a good experience there that I reminded myself to write a review for them. We had 2... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2018
FISS - Rachel is a fabulous teacher

We booked our 10 and 7 year-olds into lessons with FISS during our stay in early March 2018. Rachel... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Warwick D
Tweed Heads, Australia
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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...more
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21-18 Kitanominecho, Furano 076-0034, Hokkaido
+81 167-23-2111
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Reviewed 19 December 2018

We had such a good experience there that I reminded myself to write a review for them. We had 2 instructors for 2 days: Kasume (I hope that's his name, my memory of Japanese names is so bad) was our snowboard instructor for the adults;...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We booked our 10 and 7 year-olds into lessons with FISS during our stay in early March 2018. Rachel popped up like a Lotto win and the children fell in love with her straight away. Rachel taught them the absolute basics of skiing - no...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Our instructor, Gus, assigned was very patient with us and very encouraging. He taught us the techniques very clearly and effectively. Also, he observed and guide us along when we practiced. Never once leaving us alone to figure out our mistakes. Highly recommended to learn...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We have just had a week skiing at Furano with ski instruction from FISS for the kidsand some adults most days. Naoko who is one of the organisers was so accommodating, matching the right ski instructors with the various level groups. It is all private...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Catriona H
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).

Date of experience: March 2016
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

Date of experience: February 2015
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.

Date of experience: December 2014
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

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank Kipsan B
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