Welcome !

Since 1949, Happo One Ski and Snowboard School has been traditionally teaching snow sports. Teaching methods are continually adapted to comply with new trends and developments. The ski school offers top quality service and provides unlimited pleasure in complete safety.

Team:

We have a dynamic, friendly team that offers you a new skiing/boarding experience. We are all fully qualified instructors with years of teaching experience.
We offer structured lesson at exceptional price, which are tailored to your individual needs. Our aim is to pass on our passion for skiing/boarding to you.

Contact:

Happo One Ski & Snowboard school Main Office
399-9301, Happo, Hakuba, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano, 3901, Japan
Phone: 0261-72-2126
Fax: 0261-72-6559
http://www.happo-ski.info/eng/
E-mail: here

3 Locations:

  • – Nakiyama Base Area: Best starting location for all levels.
  • – Sakka Base Ares: Best for beginner and kids lesson.
  • – Usagidiara Top of the Gondola on the second floor of the Usagidiara main building.

Best starting location for Intermediate and Advanced lessons.

General Terms and Conditions

Teaching and guiding of Happo One Ski School

Insurance is included in the lesson fee. Happo One Ski&Snowboard can assume no liability for accidents that occur during the lesson, on trips, during assessments or races. The lesson receipts are not transferable. A refund will only be made in the event of an accident or illness on presentation of a medical certificate. There will be no refund for unused lesson tickets.
Our instructors teach in all weather conditions. Group lesson run from 4 people in the group. If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we may combine classes or change the offer.

Bookings are binding. Cancellations must be made the day before by 16:00 at the latest by phone or e-mail. In case of late cancellations or no shows the full price has to be paid.

Make your reservations early so we can meet your needs. Happo-One Ski & Snowboard School is not liable for any agreements that are made in person with an instructor.

Cancellation Policy

  more than 3 days before 2 days before 1 day before The day of the lesson
Private Lesson 0% 50% 50% 100%
Kids Lesson 0% 50% 50% 100%

Insurance

Coverage afforded, the amount of insurance, and Premium
For each participant of ski school (for one or two days/person)
Type of accident Accident to the participant himself To the third person
  Accident death
& mpairment
Dairy indemnity Non-daily
indemnity
Rescuer’s
Expenses
Personal Liability
Amount of insurance
TYPE-B
4,000,000yen 3,000yen/day 1,500yen/day 1,000,000yen 30,000,000yen
limit for
each occurrence
The premium is included in the lesson.
A white receipt will be given to you when you pay for the lesson. It is a certificate for your insurance.
Please do not throw it away until your lesson is over

Kids Lessons

Lessons are available from Dec 22nd to Early May

Picking the right ski lessons for children (and yourselves) can make the difference between a good holiday and a great one. Our school options offer you a great deal of flexibility and choice.

Age: 4 – 12 years inclusive (ski), 6 – 12 years inclusive (snowboard) Happo-One ski School offers private ski & snowboard lessons in English and group ski & snowboard lessons in Japanese as follows:

Kids Private Lessons

Kids Skiing (Private instructor) [not including tax]
Persons Full Day (4 hours) Half Day (2 hours)
1-2 35,000yen 24,500yen
3-4 40,000yen 28,000yen
Kids Snowboarding (Private instructor) [not including tax]
Persons Full Day (4 hours) Half Day (2 hours)
1-2 35,000yen 24,500yen
3-4 40,000yen 28,000yen

Includes: Qualified ski/snowboard instructor (English speaking), insurance, helmet.

* Private lessons for kids up to 3 yrs. old can be offered up to 2 persons.
* Ski and snowboard private lessons must be booked separately.

Kids Group Lessons (in Japanese)

Lesson Prices [not including tax] :
Group Lesson AM 5,000yen/child
Group Lesson PM 5,000yen/child
Group Lesson Full Day 7,000yen/child

Includes: Qualified ski/snowboard instructor (Japanese speaking), insurance, helmet.

* Ski and snowboard Group lessons must be booked separately.

Times & Other

Half Day AM 10:00 – 12:00
Half Day PM 13:30 – 15:30
Full Day 2 sessions as above with a 1 1/2 hour lunch break

Please sign-in at least 15minutes before the lesson starts.

Location: Sakka base area and Nakiyama base area

Bring: Lift pass, winter clothing, knit cap, gloves, and goggles. Kids will also need to have their own ski/snowboard gear.

Levels offered: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Kids ski levels

* The Ski lesson children must be picked up during the lunch break.

 

Ski & Snowboard Lessons

With the best possible access to the slopes

Discovery of the skiing areas

Unlimited self improvement

And friendliness as a bonus

Regardless of your level benefit from a private lesson to perfect your technique or improve your confidence.

Happo-one has a wide range of terrain with slopes perfect for any levels – easy slopes to learn the basics, steeper slopes to practice carving, long thigh-burning olympic race runs, moguls, deep powder fields after a fresh dump and well-maintained snow-park.


Adult Ski Lessons

Happo-one Ski School offeres private (in English) and group lesson (in Japanese) for all the levels as follows:

Private lessons (in English)

Skiing lesson (Private instructor) [not including tax]

Persons Full Day (4 hours) Half Day (2 hours)
1-2 35,000yen 24,500yen
3-4 40,000yen 28,000yen
5 45,000yen 31,500yen
Capacity : Up to 10 persons 5,000yen is raised whenever it increases by one person.

* We also offer lesson for 3hours / 5hours.

When lunch is carried out together with instructor : 6,000yen UP↑
When time extension is carried out : more 10,000yen   [The last termination time / 16:00]

Includes: Qualified ski instructor (English speaking), insurance.

Group lessons (in Japanese)

Lesson Prices [not including tax] :

Group Lesson AM 4,000yen/person
Group Lesson PM 4,000yen/person
Group Lesson Full Day 5,000yen/person

Includes: Qualified ski instructor (Japanese speaking), insurance.

Ski levels for adults:

Biginner:
this class is for compleate adult beginners, who have never been on skis before or taken any lesson.
We start with the basics. You will learn how to snow plough.
Novice:
You are confortable doing snow plough by yourself. You will learn to ski parallel.
Intermediate:
You are just beginning to make parallel turns and can ski down a red slope or you can ski blue runs with confidence and enjoy the challenge of black runs but having difficulty skiing them with style.
Advanced:
You will perfect your technique even futher: go off-piste; improve your carving; try some moguls; or ski in the trees…


Adult Snowboard Lessons

If you are learning to snowboard or thinking of booking a private snowboard lesson in hakuba look no further. We offer private snowboard lessons for individuals or small groups.

Private lessons (in English)

Snowboarding lesson (Private instructor) [not including tax]

Persons Full Day (4 hours) Half Day (2 hours)
1-2 35,000yen 24,500yen
3-4 40,000yen 28,000yen
5 45,000yen 31,500yen
Capacity : Up to 10 persons 5,000yen is raised whenever it increases by one person.

* We also offer lesson for 3hours / 5hours.

When lunch is carried out together with instructor : 6,000yen UP↑
When time extension is carried out : more 10,000yen   [The last termination time / 16:00]

Includes: Qualified ski instructor (English speaking), insurance.

Snowboard levels for adults:

Biginner:
This class is for adults who have never snowboarded before. You will learn to become familliar with the snowboard, learn haw to stand up and balance and learn how to turn, stop and control your speed. By the end you should be able to do a green run.
 
Intermediate:
You have done a minimum of 1week of lessons or are able to turn on a green run pretty much on both edges whilst being able to slide down on one edge. The aim of this class is to become confortable with your balance, the technique in the turns and to inclease your speed to make more fluid riding on blue or red runs. You will also learn to ride switch.
Advanced:
The aim of this class is to perfect your free ride, learn to carve, be ale to ride switch with ease and to learn the basics of jumping (free style).

Times & Other

Half Day AM 10:00 – 12:00
Half Day PM 13:30 – 15:30
Full Day 2 sessions as above with a 1 1/2 hour lunch break

Please sign-in at least 15minutes before the lesson starts.

Bring: Lift pass, winter clothing, knit cap, gloves, and goggles. You will also need to have your own ski gear.

 

 

Make a lesson reservation

Ski & Snowboard lesson can be booked by phone, at our offices or using our web form.
Office Reception hour: 8:30-9:50am 11:30am-1:20pm.

How to make the booking:

  1. Fill out on-line the application form.
  2. Send the application form through web or FAX the print out form to Happo-One Ski School.
  3. The school will send a reply via fax or email.
  4. Pay the lesson fee.

– If you do not arrive at the pre-designated time the lesson will be canceled unless prior notice was given.

– Please contact Happo-One ski School Prior to the lesson if you will be delayed for any reason.

– If the School is not contacted a Cancellation Fee will be changed.




If you’d like to reserve ahead of more than 1 month, please contact this form or (+81)0261-72-2126.