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Shiga International Ski School

Okushiga Kogen | Okushiga Kogen Ski Area, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun 381-0405, Nagano Prefecture
+81 269-24-2007
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Excellent instructors

Robel is a great communicator, provided useful information prior to our arrival and knowledgeable... read more

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ComfyGourmetSeeker
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Melbourne, Australia
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It was a great experience with my coach Rune. He was a great coach and he took me everywhere and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Shanghai, China
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Shiga International Ski School is a 100% English snow sports school located at Okushiga-kogen ski resort in Shiga-kogen ski area. Along with English there are also many other languages spoken in the ski school. The instructors come from all over the world, with experience in teaching skiing and snowboarding in some of the best known ski resorts in the world.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Okushiga Kogen | Okushiga Kogen Ski Area, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun 381-0405, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

Robel is a great communicator, provided useful information prior to our arrival and knowledgeable with the mountain. Rafel from Poland & Rune from Denmark (sorry slight memory failure with names) were our respective instructors, and both of us from our own classes were provided quality...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a great experience with my coach Rune. He was a great coach and he took me everywhere and literally everywhere. The school was great because three of my friends and their coaches are TiTu, Raphael, and Zach. They all loved there coaches so...More

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Robel Z, Manager at Shiga International Ski School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jiajiaxiang, Thank you for your comments and it was our pleasure. Thank you also for trusting us with your winter holiday and letting us be a part of it. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a rather negative experience with this ski school based at okushiga. I tried to book three times via the website then called Robel from Australia to book our Lessons. He then emailed me confirming our dates and times. I dropped in the day...More

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Robel Z, Manager at Shiga International Ski School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Valued Customer, I sincerely apologise for the negative experience that you had with us. It is very important to us that we try to give the best overall product to our guests from booking to till the very last day. We take your comments...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time in Shiga Kogen and it had been a little while since the last time we skied and we were all feeling a little rusty so we decided to get a lesson. We had Robert from the Shingo Shitake Snow School...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Took my 12yr old and 9yr old boys who had never even seen snow, in three 1/2 days lessons they were good enough to come down the big beginner slopes and catch ski lifts by themseves, Robell went out of his way to help us...More

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Robel Z, Manager at Shiga International Ski School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Customer, It was our pleasure to get you back skiing and also add the new ones to the sport. Thank you for trusting us and letting us be a part of your ski holiday.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I went to Shiga Kogen alone last week to have my first ski class ever. I didn’t feel alone as Robel is very encouraging. He arranged Aki as my coach. Aki is very professional and passionate. She taught me step by step and so I...More

1  Thank Jessie L
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Robel Z, Manager at Shiga International Ski School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jessie, Thank you for the comments and trusting us with your ski holiday. Hope to see you out here again in the future.

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This is our 5th time to Japan and Shiga Intl Ski School just made it one of our BEST holidays yet. We had an early pick up from Yudanaka in the morning so we could maximise and enjoy a full 2-day ski. We enjoyed our...More

2  Thank L-Queen
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Amazing! Keep it up! Robel is the owner, and his team was very supportive for my wife's training. Thank you to her trainer, Ko...he was all smiles and patient!

2  Thank djzoo99
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Today I had ski lessons at this ski school. Rohin from Denmark was my instructor. He had a great command of English. He was patient and a great teacher actually everybody I dealt with was friendly. I would highly recommend This ski school.

1  Thank Diane C
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

As beginner skiers, we want to give props to our sensei, Gus who made our ski vacay unforgettable! He was so helpful and patient in teaching us the basics and taking us to different areas despite of the snowstorm. I've only skied 3 times in...More

1  Thank Marie D
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