LEVEL 3 INTERMEDIATE

We offer coaching for intermediate and advanced surfing skills.

At this level we tailor classes to you, working on the fundamentals, such as bottom turns, cutbacks, top turns or speed generation. We offer drills appropriate to your level and video feedback ( if conditions allow). We have also used land training for almost 5 years and have a range of high quality surf skate boards, to work on body dynamics so you can improve out of the water – an essential for any east coast surfer!

Surfers at this level must be consistently ride unbroken waves with an element of control.

Availability : East coast coaching is scheduled throughout the year, although summer classes can see fickle surf and land training maybe used as an alternative if surf is too small. We also offer west and north coast surf camps in some of the most consistent summer surf coastlines in Europe.

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"the instructors clearly know what they are doing and we've learnt more in four days than in the three years and dozens of lessons we've been taking ... :-))"

Sophie Hirigoyen

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.