The importance of an experienced snowsports instructor

Hokkaido Ski Club Instructor with guests in Rusutsu

The importance of an experienced snowsports instructor With combined teaching experience of almost 20 years as both a snowsports instructor (snowboard and ski) and violin teacher, Hokkaido Ski Club’s COO and ski/snowboard instructor, Anthea Hung, provides insight on why having an experienced instructor for your ski or snowboard lesson is so important.  With combined teaching […]

Interview with Max Giutronich

Max Giutronich has been a ski and snowboard instructor, and guide with Hokkaido Ski Club since the company’s opening day. Hailing from Australia but now a Japanese local, Max is one of Niseko’s leading snowboard coaches. He has many former students who are now professional athletes competing internationally across various disciplines, including freestyle and boardercross. […]

10 winters in Niseko: An interview with Tim Betts

Tim Betts, Hokkaido Ski Club's Ski and Snowboard Instructor

Hokkaido Ski Club Ski and Snowboard Instructor, Tim Betts, has spent the last 10 winters in Niseko. We ask Tim to share with us his memories of Niseko from the decade. How the resort has changed over the years and what it is about the place that he loves so much. This coming season will be […]