Three New Websites

The summer of 2015 has been an extremely productive one so far at the Academy….

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Gabriele Nicotra in the 2015 Niseko Academy uniform

Academy PROfiles: Ski Coach Gabriele Nicotra

Introducing one of our Euro ski coaches… Academy PROfiles blog series number 6 with Gabriele…

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Chie showing her usual appreciation for the amazing Niseko snow

Academy PROfiles: Ski Coach Chie Tanaka

Introducing another one of our female coaches, this time on skis… Academy PROfiles blog series…

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Abby Peterson in Niseko Backcountry

Academy PROfiles: Snowboard Coach Abby Peterson

Introducing the first of our female coaches… Academy PROfiles blog series number 4 with Abby…

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Another typical Niseko face shot

Academy PROfiles: Ski Coach Simon Grove

Simon hails from New Zealand and has been teaching skiing around the world since the late 90s. He’s an Examiner with the NZSIA and is based at Cardrona Alpine Resort when back home.

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Biff Russell skiing in New Zealand

Academy PROfiles: Ski, Snowboard & Telemark Coach Biff Russell

After introducing Rob Forbes last week, here’s the second in our Academy PROfiles blog series. Academy PROfiles blog series number 2… Introducing Biff Russell! Biff comes to the team from Upstate New York in the USA. He’s taught around the world and worked with many of our crew down in NZ. He’s also a pretty talented musician and plays a mid-week set at the local Jazz Bar, Half-Note.

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Niseko Academy coach Rob Forbes

Academy PROfiles: Ski Coach Rob Forbes

This season we’ll be running a blog mini-series about our staff call the Academy PROfiles. We’ve got a rather interesting group of coaches here at Niseko Academy (artists, musicians, sound engineers, photographers, the list keeps going), and we’d really like to tell a bit about who they are. Most ski and snowboard coaches out there have multiple strings to their bow after all – but our team have some pretty multi-coloured strings!

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Niseko Academy Video screenshot

Video: 5 tips for booking your ski or snowboard lesson in Niseko

Another great installment from our Niseko Academy Video Guide… this one provides 5 tips for booking your ski or snowboard lesson in Niseko.

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Video: 5 Ways to make the most of your time in Niseko

Welcome to the first part of the Niseko Academy Video Guide… 5 Ways to make the most of your time in Niseko!

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The Niseko Academy team

A great start to the season in Niseko!

Wow, the 2012-2013 winter season in Niseko has had another great start. Much like last year, it has snowed almost everyday of December thus far. We’ve literally enjoyed powder days after powder days. This year our team has doubled in size and we’ve managed to recruit some amazing new ski and snowboard coaches from around the world, while retaining our minimum Level Three standard. Oh, and we have some pretty snazzy new uniforms too…

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