FREERIDE WORLD TOUR ACADEMY IN HAKUBA


FREERIDE TRAINING PROGRAMMES FOR 10-18 YEAR OLDS



The FWT is the worldwide circuit of freeride snowboarding and skiing with the best riders in the world competing on the most legendary and challenging alpine faces and the most renowned ski resorts across the world. Hakuba has been a destination for the FWT since 2017 and Evergreen Alpine Academy are proud to be involved.

We are excited to bring you the FWT Academy, where we encourage and challenge young skiers and riders to push their limits and gain the skills to comfortably handle all types of terrain and snow conditions, in a safe, controlled environment.


These clubs run throughout Europe, and now youths here in Japan can benefit and learn from the experience and passion our trained and dedicated instructors and guides bring to the table. Checkout the FWT Academy homepage here.

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Who is this program for?


The Freeride World Tour Academy is a program aimed at young people aged between 10 and 18 years who are already good skiers or snowboarders, are looking for a change from the classic ski school environment, and want to take their skills in Freeriding to a new level.

This is an intensive weeks training requiring confidence in all conditions.

Program Objectives

  • To be a highly-skilled and adaptable skier in all types of terrain and snow conditions.
  • The understanding and implementation of freeriding safety guidelines (avalanche
    training and awareness, saving friends with LVS avalanche transceivers, etc.).
  • Improved skiing/snowboarding technique and the integration of freestyle elements into
    off-piste riding.
  • Safe jumps and drops.

FREERIDE WORLD TOUR ACADEMY 5 days camp


Schedule

8.30. Morning briefing and introduction of the program.
9.00. Shred / video
10.00 Shred. Standard procedures / terrain explanation
11.30 Lunch break
12.30 Shred. Freeride technic
14.30. End of the day.

What Is Included


  • 5 hours, 5 days on snow coaching with fully qualified ISIA Trainers, FWT acrreditted trainers from the EAA
  • Video coaching to help analyze your riding and consequently understand how to make appropriate changes
  • 3 pieces set (beacon, shovel and probe)
  • Avalanche awareness, search & rescue training
  • Lunch

Not Included


  • Lift ticket
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation

Requirements


  • Good intermediate / advanced rider
  • Confident in all conditions
  • Some off piste & powder experience
  • A good level of fitness

Where

Meet at Evergreen Alpine Academy (Iwatake). Click here for access details.

When


Monday to Friday

  • December 31st Dec to January 5th (Tuesday 1st OFF)
  • January. 7th to 11th
  • January. 14th to 18th
  • January 21st to 25th
  • January 28th to February 1st
  • February 4th to February 8th
  • February 11th to February15th
  • February 18th to February 22nd

*Other dates available upon request

*A minimum of 5 persons is required to run the program

Price


¥70,500 per person

Book for Ski
Book for Snowboard

FREERIDE WORLD TOUR ACADEMY single sessions

Schedule

8.30. Morning briefing and introduction of the program.
9.00. Shred / video
10.00 Shred. Standard procedures / terrain explanation
11.30 Lunch break
12.30 Shred. Freeride technic
14.30. End of the day.

What Is Included


  • 5 hours on snow coaching with fully qualified ISIA Trainers, FWT acrreditted trainers from the EAA
  • Video coaching to help analyze your riding and consequently understand how to make appropriate changes
  • 3 pieces set (beacon, shovel and probe)
  • Avalanche awareness, search & rescue training
  • Lunch

Not Included


  • Lift ticket
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation

Requirements


  • Good intermediate / advanced rider
  • Confident in all conditions
  • Some off piste & powder experience
  • A good level of fitness

Where

Meet at Evergreen Alpine Academy (Iwatake). Click here for access details.

When


Fridays and Saturdays

Starting 28th december

*Other dates available upon request

*A minimum of 5 persons is required to run the program

Price


¥16,500 per session per person

Book for Ski
Book for Snowboard
 

More info


Not ready to book? Give us your name and email and we’ll send you more details about the FWT Academy.

 
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