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Hokkaido Ski Club

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Couldn't turn last year despite having lesson with an instructor. Could turn immediately after... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
MartinaL259
Definitely the Best Instructor I have ever had !

Tim understands your needs perfectly. He is very patient and attentive and gives you excellent... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2019
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Hokkaido Ski Club is the leading company in Hokkaido delivering bespoke private snowsports experiences to guests. Based in Niseko, we offer tailored Private Lessons and Backcountry Guiding Tours, as well as local area sightseeing trips and cultural...more
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

Couldn't turn last year despite having lesson with an instructor. Could turn immediately after being taught by Tim! Thanks Tim!

Date of experience: February 2019
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Owner at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Dear MartinaL259, We are glad to hear that you had an enjoyable ski lesson with Tim. We look forward to seeing you again with us soon. Best regards, Hokkaido Ski Club

Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Tim understands your needs perfectly. He is very patient and attentive and gives you excellent feedback and demonstration. I was a intermediate but i wasn’t too comfortable on Reds. Tim got me to ski on blacks well with good technique on my own on my...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Owner at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Dear Antonial270, Thank you for you great review. It is wonderful to hear that you had a positive ski experience with us! We always look forward to having you here in Niseko and cannot wait to see you again next winter. Take care until then,...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

9 years of skiing and 3 years of snowboarding. And the one and only Tim of Hokkaido Ski Club has brought me from a little kid with no ski/snowboarding skills to a 14 year old boy doing black slopes and trees without hesitation. He taught...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Manager at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Hi C0nt4g10us, Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your on-mountain experience with Tim. We look forward to seeing you again with us soon. Best regards, Hokkaido Ski Club

Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

My second time in Niseko and skiing, definitely needed lessons to get more comfortable on the snow. After 3 half day lessons with Tim, I am definitely feeling more confident with my techniques! After his 11 years in Niseko, he really knows his ways around...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Manager at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Dear Sazpark, Thank you for your kind review. We are so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your ski experience with us in Niseko. We look forward to having you with us again next time, hopefully we will see you next season!...More

Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

This is my second year to have private snowboard lessons with Tim Betta. He s a great instructor with patience and always look after you when you are on slopes. I’m proud to say I’m officially a snowboarder after I learned linking turn from Tim.

Date of experience: January 2019
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Owner at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2019

Dear Diana, We are so happy to hear that you had another great experience with Tim. And congratulations on officially becoming a snowboarder! We look forward to seeing you with us again next time. It is always a pleasure! Best regards, Hokkaido Ski Club

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed skiing with Tim! He is really experienced, and we learned a lot from him. Hi is also very funny and patient. We hope to ski with him again soon! Marisa & AthinaMore

Date of experience: January 2019
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Owner at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Dear Marisa and Athina, We are happy to hear that you both enjoyed skiing with Tim! Tim said that you are both excellent skiers and is looking forward to teaching you again when you come back next time. We hope to see you and your...More

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We got Tim in for a few sessions with the adults, and all of us learned invaluable tips from him. On a couple of sessions, I had to bring my 3 year old along as he refused to go for the kids ski school I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Owner at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Dear xxgwenxx, Thank you for providing positive feedback on your time with Tim. It is wonderful to hear that both your group as well as your son had a memorable experience with him. We believe that having fun and being safe is the most important....More

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Had a day session with Tim from HSC. I would say the best instructor I have been with so far. Very mature and methodical.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Owner at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Dear Goliono, Thank you for your review We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your session with Tim and that he provided you with a positive experience. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us and Tim again on your next trip....More

Reviewed December 21, 2018

I went to Annupuri to snowboard with Tim Betts as my instructor and had the greatest time. Not only was the powder great, but Tim took us on every jump and through the trees to make the trip just that much better. Overall, this was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Owner at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Dear 777arnavt, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your snowboard experience with Tim. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay here in Niseko! We and Tim look forward to having you back with us again next year. Best regards, Hokkaido...More

Reviewed April 16, 2018

First time to Niseko in April 2018. My group had Anthea, Max, Tim and Miha as instructors individually. Everyone were beyond happy with their instructors. For their care, patience and extensive knowledge. My nephew, who was almost 3 at the time, couldn't wait for his...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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HokkaidoSkiClub, Owner at Hokkaido Ski Club, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Dear Jane, It was our absolute pleasure to look after you and your family during your first trip to Niseko. We really are touched and grateful for your review - thank you. We are looking forward to seeing you and the family again next season....More

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