19 October, 2016

Lessons

We offer a variety lessons depending on your level of expertise. All of our instructors are ISA (International Surfing Association) and ILS (International Life Saving) Certified. They are also bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish to suit your needs.  

See below for a description of each level as well as pricing for individual lessons or package deals.   

BEGINNER LEVEL:

 Taught on the sand and in the white water.

 Beginners will learn all the basics of surfing including handling the surfboard on shore, paddling synchronization with white water, popping up, having the proper stance and balancing on the surfboard. They will also be given guidelines in terms of understanding the tides, how the wind affects the surf, what are the dangers that could be encountered, what are some safety techniques that should be known, how to find the “sweet spot” and what kind of equipment is involved in surfing.  

ADVANCED BEGINNER:

Taught on the sand and in the white water.

 Advanced beginners will be taken a bit deeper into understanding checking conditions and selecting waves. They will also be given further techniques to improve on paddling, popping up and controlling speed and direction.

INTERMEDIATE:

Taught on the sand, in the white water and on the waves.

Intermediate level surfers will be given an overview of the mechanics and physics of the waves and their parts (peak, face, shoulder). They will learn how to understand rip currents, types of breaks, wave sets and areas (inside, outside, impact zone, safe zone). Intermediate surfers will practice the turtle roll technique in order to get out past the break. They will learn more about surf etiquette in the lineup, positioning, paddling rhythm and engagement with the wave, as well as techniques to trim down the face of the wave.

ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE:

Advanced Intermediate surfers will be given further instructions and techniques for developing speed in paddling, positioning and popping-up as well as maneuvers such as bottom turns, top turns, cut backs and re-entries.

ADVANCED:

Advanced surfers will be guided through improving maneuvers such as top turns, carving, tail blow, roundhouse, power carves, check turns and floaters.

PRICING

PRIVATE LESSONS

All private lessons include:

  • Surfboard suitable for your level
  • Rash guard for your lesson
  • Certified and bilingual instructor
  • Hydrating and delicious pipa
  • Outdoor shower to wash off after your lesson
  • Lockers to safely store your belongings
  • All-natural sunblock
  • Surfboard wax
  • And photos are always free with your first lesson!

1 PRIVATE LESSON (90 minutes) – $75

4 PRIVATE LESSONS (90 minutes each lesson) – $280

Also Includes:

  • Additional 3 hours of surfboard rental to practice

8 PRIVATE LESSONS (90 minutes each lesson) – $520

Also Includes:

  • Additional 1-hour photo/video shoot on the beach with our professional photographer
  • Additional 3 hours of surfboard rental to practice

10 PRIVATE LESSONS (90 minutes each lesson) – $595

Also Includes:

  • 1 hour video/photo analysis session (with coach)
  • Additional 3 hoursof surfboard rental to practice

GROUP LESSONS

The maximum number of people per group is 3 in order to ensure each individual gets the proper attention and stays safe out in the water.

All group lessons include:

  • Surfboard suitable for each person’s level
  • Rash guard for each person’s lesson
  • Certified and bilingual instructor
  • Hydrating and delicious pipa
  • Outdoor shower to wash off after the lesson
  • Lockers to safely store belongings
  • All-natural sunblock
  • Surfboard wax
  • And photos are always free with each person’s first lesson!

1 GROUP LESSON (90 minutes) – $60 per person

4 GROUP LESSONS (90 minutes each lesson) – $ per person $220

Also Includes:

  • Additional 3 hours of surfboard rental to practice

8 GROUP LESSONS (90 minutes each lesson) – $400 per person

Also Includes:

  • Additional 1-hour photo/video shoot on the beach with our professional photographer
  • Additional 3 hours of surfboard rental to practice

10 Group LESSONS ( 90 minutes each lesson) – $500 per person

Includes:

  • 1 hour video/photo analysis session (with coach)
  • Additional 3 hours of surfboard rental to practice