May in Yuzawa

Our ski season finished earlier than we were expecting as the last few resort in Yuzawa closed in order to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Skiing in the

Ski Instructor Jobs in Japan 2020/21…?

We normally put our recruitment ads out around this period each year, but with all the uncertainty at the moment we are currently waiting to see how things develop before

Late Summer Update

It is still hot here in Snow Country but as August comes to a close we are looking forward to autumn, and then it won’t be long until the snow

Summer Skiing at Kagura

We are into July now so we only have to wait until late November until the first resort in the Yuzawa area opens up for Winter 2018/19. We’ll update opening

Join the Team at Snow Country Instructors – Winter 2018/19

We are on the search again for a few awesome instructors to join our team for Winter 2018/19 in Japan. Snow Country Instructors are a boutique international ski school based

Unbiased Advice from Snow Country Instructors

We are always happy to answer questions about the Yuzawa area, Minami Uonuma area, Snow Country Region, or skiing and snowboarding in Japan in general. Often when we are dealing

Winter Season 2017/18 in Yuzawa

The summer heat and humidity seems to have passed for another year and autumn is setting in.  Long sleeves are coming out and the thicker blankets are back on the

Recruiting Instructors for Japan Winter 17/18

Spring is here in Snow Country, though we’ve had a bit of fresh snow in the last few days to keep the slopes topped up and in good condition. We’ve

Telemark Skiing in Snow Country

Free the heel! We have been having some good snow recently, and there are lots of holiday makers enjoying the winter conditions in the many resorts around Yuzawa. Skiing lessons

Kaizen/Continuous Improvement.

We believe that no one ever completely masters anything, and so you must always be looking to improve. Training and practice need to continue if you want to maintain your