Beginner Surf Lessons
Our Unique Surf Coaching System
Booking beginner surf lessons with us gives you the chance to benefit from our unique coaching system that has been refined over 36 years of professional, qualified experience. We keep safety paramount but never hold back your progression and always make learning fun. So if you are wanting to start surfing by taking a course with us or just to have a fun activity day on your holiday do please contact us.
Find out why we are one of the best schools in the world as featured recently in the Guardian’s article 10 of the Best Surf Schools in the World.
We have low pupil to instructor ratios of 1 to 8 and often less and use clear and structured teaching methods that we tailor to your individual needs.
For total beginners, soft surf boards are used at first, then later moving onto fibreglass boards.
Our beginner Surfing Courses in the Canary Islands include:
You will learn all the core skills needed to begin safe, successful surfing:
Jump up techniques
Footwork and stance
Core balance techniques
Turning the board
Paddling out and efficient paddling
Catching and riding unbroken waves
Also, all our beginner surfing courses contain excellent background information that will really expand your surfing knowledge:
The history of surfing
The rules of surfing
Tides and how they work
Fitness for surfing
Types of surf spots
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“Definitely the best Surf School in Europe, with coaching capable of all standards of abilities.”
From Sarah Whiteley, British Squad member World Championships, English Champion, Junior European Champion and British Cup Winner
Ongoing Support for your Surfing
After taking one of our beginner surfing courses we know that you will want to carry on with your surfing journey. In providing a strong basis of safety, technique, practice programmes and development we are unlike any other surf school of surf camp in our back up for your future surfing development.
We encourage all our clients, from beginner onwards, to stay in contact with us after their course. We can then advise you on equipment, technique, surf spots etc.
The coaching relationship with our clients and our high number of return clients for intermediate courses to us is one of the great reasons for our success.
“The adrenaline rushing through your system is just…. there’s nothing better than that. You can’t explain the feeling if you haven’t been there. It’s better than any kind of drug in the world. Natural. I don’t care what sport it is or what people say, there’s nothing better than surfing”
Surfers: The Movie 1990