ADVANCED SURF COACHING

We offer advanced coaching for surfers looking to improve speed, flow and technique in moves such as bottom turns, cutbacks, top turns or round houses.

Our senior instructors have more than a decade of surf coaching including a period coaching at national junior surf team level.

Advanced surf coaching is available on the east coast of Scotland in Spring and Autumn and are mobile to seek out good local surf. In the summer we recommend our surf camp adventures on Scotland’s North coast and Islands, Europe’s most consistent summer coastlines.

Customers must be able to consistently catch unbroken waves and do basic turns. Land training and surf drills will be used by our coaches to help progression. Filming and video analysis is an optional extra but great for feedback on the big screen with a nice warm drink in the surf centre.

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"I learned a lot and you did a great job finding the right waves for the group. At the end I was catching loads more waves. I was given excellent tips and I had great conditions to put it all in practice. The photos and videos also helped a lot!"

Enilson

Lesson Information

TWO HOUR SURF LESSON

Lessons last two hours and all equipment is provided.  All participants must be over 7 years old and able to swim 50 metres unaided.

HIGH QUALITY EQUIPMENT

We provide top of the range 5mm wetsuits, safe and stable softboards and all accessories required for the time of year so you're really warm! If you're more advanced we also provide hardboards.

FACILITIES

We operate from the Belhaven Surf Centre, a wonderful brand new facility on the beach.

The surf centre has hot and cold showers and underfloor heated changing rooms next to the south side of Belhaven Beach.

WHAT TO BRING

All equipment is provided but please bring a swim costume towel and sun protection.

If you require medication such as inhalers, insulin etc, please ensure that you notify instructors so it can be taken to beach in our safety bag.

RATIOS AND STAFF

Standard lessons have a max ratio of 1 instructor to 8 pupils and often supplemented with an extra assistant. Advanced classes are 1:4 max.

Our staff all have lifesaving or beach lifeguard qualifications, are disclosure checked, and have an ASI or ISA level 1, 2 or 3 instructor qualification. Four of our current team have been Scottish National Champions in either surfing, longboarding or bodyboarding in the recent past.

CONDITIONS

South East Scotland is one of the UK's best locations to learn to surf with perfect, small beginner waves in Scotland's sunniest location.  Belhaven Beach is one of the best beginner friendly beaches in Scotland.

In the event of no waves, you will be contacted in advance and offered an alternative sport suitable to the weather conditions, such as stand up paddle, coasteering, surf skate or a beginner zero surf class.  Our range of sports means that we can offer an activity in all but the most extreme weather conditions.