Spend half a day on the mountain with our qualified instructors!

Pod Snow Sports’s team of professionals is made of qualified instructors who have over 36 months coaching experience in various resorts around the world. All of our instructors are fluent in English, so you can feel comfortable learning to ski in Japan, even without any Japanese ability.


With our team’s professional skills and English fluency, we hope your lessons with Pod will mark the start of a new lifelong hobby.


We have the lowest rates for private ski/snowboard lessons at any ski resort in Yuzawa! The price chart says 14,000 yen per person, but really it is 14,000 yen for a group of up to 5 people!


Whether it’s your first time skiing or snowboarding, or if you just want to want to improve, you’ll benefit greatly from our instructors. The instructors on our team are professional and will help you make the best of your day on the beautiful mountains of Snow Country.


Our instructors have experience teaching all levels and they personalize each lesson to meet your needs and goals no matter where you are in your snow sports experience. Keep reading below to learn about how to take lessons with us.

  1. Pod Snow Sports consists of only experienced, internationally-qualified instructors.
  2. Our goal is to provide an exceptional service and a fun, memorable experience.
  3. Our ski and snowboard lessons can be enjoyed in any ski resort in or around Yuzawa Town.
  4. We’re based in Yuzawa, so we are close by, and we have the local knowledge to make your trip run smoothly.

Price and Booking

¥ 14,000 per person


  • Yuzawa, Niigata, Snow Country, Niigata
  • Skiing, Snowboarding
  • 2 hours
  • Mar 3rd to May 31st
  • Average
  • Moderate
  • The ski resort of your choice!

What's Included

English-speaking Ski or Snowboard instructor

Terms and Conditions

Schedule Change Fees Change of the date is made within 24 hours of the scheduled lesson start time ​- 5,000 JPY Shortening the currently reserved lesson time within 24 hours of the scheduled lesson start time – 5,000 JPY Cancellation Fees 24 hours before the lesson start time or earlier – 0% Within 24 hours of the scheduled lesson start time – 50% After the scheduled lesson start time / No show – 100%


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