Ready, Steady, Ski 2019

21 – 29 March 2019 | Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido, Japan

Elevate your excitement levels to a high at Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido, Japan at Ready, Steady, Ski event. Get ready for an exciting ski race and fun-filled winter activities in the charming mountains of Sahoro for all levels of skiers. A first thematic event for the resort, Ready, Steady, Ski is organized with Rossignol, a premium manufacturer of alpine, snowboard and Nordic equipment.

For expert snow sliders, tear up the radical terrain and be prepared to enjoy the competitive, fun and social atmosphere. If you are an intermediate skier, refine your skiing techniques and make your way up to the expert level. If you are a beginner, fret not, with powder skis and expert coaching, you will be equipped with the resources necessary to ensure an enjoyable week in the mountain.

The event is packed with everything from thrilling skiing classes with our Rossignol Ambassadors to joining exhilarating ski races; and if ski challenges are not for you, enjoy snow trekking in the beautiful mountain landscape. This is one alpine adventure you won’t want to miss.

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The programme is based on ski and snowboard levels detailed at the bottom of this page.

21 – 23 March

Freeride Ski and Snowboard

Location : Sahoro Ski Domain

21 March
PM: course introduction in the evening

22 March
AM: Ski - Club 4 level
Snowboard - Freeride on-piste/off-piste
PM: Ski - Club 5 and 6 levels
Snowboard – Freeride on-piste/off-piste

23 March
AM: Kids
PM: Ski – Freestyle beginner park
Snowboard – Freestyle beginner park

Requirement - Ski : Club 4 and above / Snowboard : Snowboard 4 and above / Kids : Star 4 and above

24 – 26 March

Basic Technique of Ski – Workshops for intermediate and advanced skiers

Location : Sahoro Ski Domain and Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido Resort

24 March
PM: Course introduction at the evening

25 March
AM: Ski – club 4 level
PM: Ski – club 5 and 6 levels

26 March
AM: Course introduction in the morning
PM: Video analysis at the evening

Requirement - Ski : Club 4 and above / Sign-up the day before at ski counter

27 – 28 March

Racing Seminar

Location : Sahoro Ski Domain and Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido Resort

27 March
AM : Ski - Club 4 level
PM: Ski - Club 5 & 6 levels

28 March
AM: Race course set up seminar
PM: video analysis and add bib draw in the evening

Requirement - Ski : Club 4 and above

29 March

Rossignol Annual Cup

29 March
Race* and prizes for winners

*Participation fee: 1500 Yen / Sign-up at reception before noon 28 March

Requirements: - Ski : Club 4 and above / Snowboard : Snowboard 4 and above / Kids : Star 4 and above

Ski and Snowboard levels in Club Med

§ Club 4 : You are able to ski blue runs confidently and speed control comes from turn shape. Your skis stay the same width and roughly parallel through the entire turn.

§ Club 5 : You are able to make strong parallel turns on any groomed terrain including black runs. You have already skied off piste, but do not feel totally comfortable in the bumps, crud or powder.

§ Club 6 : You are able to make dynamic carving turns on black trails. You can ski in control off-piste and adapt to different conditions.

§ Snowboard 4 : You are able to ride black runs with confidence.

§ Star 4 : You are able to ski blue runs confidently and speed control comes from turn shape. Your skis stay the same width and roughly parallel through the entire turn.

Freeride Ski and Snowboard

21 - 23 March 2019

Riki Nakajima

Professional Freeride Skier

Wataru Deguchi

Professional Freeride Snowboarder

Former SIA Snowboard Demonstrator / SIA Demonstrator Team Coach

Basic Technique of Ski – Workshops for intermediate and advanced skiers

24 - 26 March 2019

Kikuko Tajima

Team Rossignol Demonstrator team

Mokoto Ogata

Kamui Ski Links Principal

Racing Seminar

27 - 28 March 2019

Yuichi Mabuchi

Representative of Ishiucih Pro Ski School

Former ISIA Vice President / Former SIA Vice President

Rossignol Cup Race

29 March 2019

Naomine Iwaya

Director at Iwaya Ski Consultants

Former Japan National Team Member of winter Olympic games

INCLUDED LIFT PASS & SKI AND SNOWBOARD LESSONS

With Club Med's All Inclusive package, your lift pass and group lessons are already included. Enjoy hassle-free ski holidays and more time on the slopes!

Included lift pass:

  • Available at reception on your arrival (see domain map below)
  • 6-day pass included for all 7-night bookings
  • Commencing the day after your arrival

Included group lessons:

  • Ski and snowboard lessons
  • Group lesson sizes with max. 12 people
  • English-speaking instructors from the best accredited national ski schools

Tailored to all age groups, experience levels and ability
On-site ski hire available at extra cost - book your equipment online to save time!

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL

Ski and snowboard equipment are available at the resort for rental for adults and children. Boots, skis, snowboards and gears are available for beginners, intermediates and experts. Children's helmet are on loan with a complete alpine skiing or snowboarding kit rental.

SKI

Group lessons for all levels (age and date restrictions may apply)
Duration: 5 days

Adults lessons :
Beginners: this is your first experience of Alpine skiing.
Class 1: you can control your speed, and are at ease on blue slopes.
Class 2: you can negotiate red slopes at a reasonable speed.
Class 3: you are at ease on all slopes.
Expert: you are at ease on all types of terrain and snow.
Children's lessons, by level.

Group
12 participants maximum

Age
Starting from 4 years
As a regular activity at Mini Club Med®: 4 years old. In group classes with adults: 12 years old.

SNOWBOARD

Group lessons for all levels (age and date restrictions may apply)
Duration: 5 days

Adults lessons :
Class 1 : you never surfed, or only a few hours.
Class 2 : you can turned both sides.
Class 3 : you control speed and direction.
Class 4 : you control my speed and direction on all form of snow, all terrains.

Age
Starting from 8 years
Group lessons proposed from the age of 8 during school holidays, from outside 12 years school holidays. As a regular activity at Mini Club Med®: 8 years old. In group classes with adults: 12 years old.

Ski Domain Map

Explore Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido

Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido, Japan

Recognised as one of the best travel destinations in Asia, Hokkaido promises a fun-filled experience for all. You’ll be enchanted by the beauty of breathtaking landscapes with mountains, plains, rivers and lakes.

Club Med Sahoro offers a unique setting to enjoy hassle-free skiing or trekking on powder snow without the crowds. Recharge your body and soul in the outdoor Canadian bath with magnificent views or plunge into Japanese culinary delights with seafood Nabe hot-pot tasting.

Reconnect with your loved ones and begin new traditions at Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido all-inclusive resort, a true immersion into authentic Japanese culture and heritage.

Our services for the little ones will also make it the perfect option for family holiday.

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What's included in your stay

  • Ski Pass & Classes
  • Children Clubs 4-17 y/o
  • Full-board Gourmet Cuisine
  • Bar & Snacking
  • Day & Night Entertainment
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