Ski and Snowboard instructor courses in Japan 

EA Ski and Snowboard having been running instructor internship and instructor training courses in Japan for over a decade! Our Japanese resorts are renowned for their amazing cultural experiences, food, quiet mountains and very deep snowfalls (up to 16 metres in some parts of Japan!). A ski season in Japan can seem a bit daunting at first; the cultural differences, the food, the language... but these things are also what makes Japan exciting.  

Instructor training in Japan began with a partnership with the Canyons Ski School. Since then, we have grown to include over 9 resorts including Club Med Sahoro, Club Med Tomamu, Nozawa Onsen ski resort, Hakuba & Mt. Naeba. There are 3 types of internships available in Japan, so if you are wanting to embark on a winter gap year or start your career as a snowsports instructor, we have a program to suit you! 

Take a look below at our instructor friendly resorts and learn more about where you can go in Japan.  

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WHERE CAN YOU GO IN JAPAN?

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MAP Japan
Niseko Village
Niseko ISS
Niseko Go Snow
Canyons Nozawa/Yuzawa
Club Med Hokkaido
Nozawa Onsen
Hakuba Snow Sports
Evergreen Hakuba
Mt Naeba
Rusutsu
Shiga Kogen

Niseko Village

Niseko Village Ski Resort, famous in Japan and around the world as Japan's #1 snow resort. Located in Hokkaido, and towered over by the giant Mt. Yotei, this ski resort is renowned for its consistent snowfall and dry, light powder.

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Niseko ISS

Experience the authentic culture of Japan at this epic Japanese resort! Get ready to explore the local onsens, big powder skiing, sushi and ramen and fun nightlife in the centre of Hokkaido!

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Niseko Go Snow

Niseko is well known as the hub of Japanese skiing, the mix of culture, incredible skiing, and amazing people make the resort town a must-see destination for skiers from across the globe.

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Canyons Nozawa/Yuzawa

Culture, fun and an immeasurable amount of yearly snowfall! If you are up for a steamy combination of authentic Japanese culture, deep fluffy powder, great people and a chance to teach skiing in an English speaking ski school then this is for you.

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Club Med Hokkaido

Club Med can be simply summed up by saying, great powder and luxury accommodation in an English speaking environment.

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Nozawa Onsen

A dream resort with expansive ski areas and long seasons. EA is proud to offer Ski and Snowboard instructor training at Nozawa Onsen ski resort. Nozawa is a true snow paradise and is renowned as one of Japan’s most superb and expansive winter sports areas.

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Hakuba Snow Sports

Hakuba Snow Sports School is a privately owned business catering to holiday-makers skiing and snowboarding in Hakuba Japan. Based at the Iimori snow resort (part of Goryu & Hakuba 47), it has the best teaching terrain in Hakuba as well as steeps, powder, trees & the biggest terrain park in the valley.

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Evergreen Hakuba

Hakuba is famous in Japan and the world for great skiing and boasts some of the best resorts and snowfall in the country. For more than 70 years Hakuba has been providing skiers, snowboarders and outdoor enthusiasts the ideal conditions for enjoying an epic winter experience.

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Mt Naeba

Naeba is one of Japan’s most visited resorts since it is the closest big mountain to Tokyo. It gets around 10m of snowfall per year putting it on the top ten list for big mountain snowfall in Japan.

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Rusutsu

Rusutsu Resort is located in the village of Rusutsu, Hokkaido. Famous for consistent annual snowfall and some of the deepest and lightest powder snow in the world. The winter resort is blanketed in snow that transforms into a world class ski resort with the largest skiable area of any single resort in Hokkaido.

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Shiga Kogen

Welcome to Japan's largest interconnected resort area. EA Ski & Snowboard partner with Shiga International Ski School, in Shiga Kogan where there are 19 ski resorts, all interconnected on one ski pass, Shiga Kogan is no laughing matter! Yet, go here and you'll find yourself grin & hollering from top to bottom!

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Resorts we work with

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