Aimed at absolute beginners, this 5-day surfing course will progress in a step-by-step manner to an intermediate surfing level. Starting with the basics, as the course goes through the initial steps with comfort and ease.
The course includes yoga exercises for surfers, which are included in the morning lessons. The afternoon practice sessions, without an instructor, allow for time in the water to practice all that was taught during the morning lessons.
After signing the booking form, size up for a wetsuit and try some yoga for surfing. Down at the beach, enjoy a detailed introduction into safety and the equipment. Learn the prone position and how to catch waves in it. Wade out into waist-deep water (where feet can touch the ground at all times) and catch waves into the beach lying down. Once this has been accomplished, come out of the water and learn three different techniques for how to stand up. Finish the lesson by catching waves in the prone position, then trying to stand up in the white water.
Meet at the designated beach at the designated time. Start with yoga for surfing, then learn how to paddle. Learn the pop-up choice and practice on the beach with feedback from an instructor. Then work on stance refinement and how to dismount from the surfboard.
After yoga for surfing, learn about catching waves out of depth (depending on the surf conditions) — those techniques to get out through the whitewater, paddling for and catching green waves and taking the drop.
Meet at the designated beach at the designated time. Then learn some theory on surf etiquette, including the rules and regulations. Play out realistic scenarios on the beach. Take off frontside backside, with an introduction to trimming the board in green waves, and an introduction to the bottom turn.
Meet at the designated beach at the designated time. Get an introduction to ocean safety and beach lifeguarding techniques. Enjoy an explanation of beach environment, surfboard rescues, and more. Understand surf and weather conditions and how they affect the surf experience. Free surfing with instructor feedback during the lesson.