Whether this is your first time on a board or you are hoping to perfect your cut back or aerial moves, some professional coaching will assure that you achieve your aspirations. There’s nothing quite like the experience of catching one of nature’s forces, the breaking wave! ​

Where to go and when

Resort Best season for surf
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Lacanau                        
Port d'Albret                        
Essaouria            
         
Sagres                             
Peniche                          
Fuerteventura                        

For Beginners

What kit do you need?

UCPA provide surf boards for all levels (both short boards and long boards). Wetsuits are also provided but often it is too hot to wear them.

What you need to bring; swimwear, rash vest, suncream

How good at swimming do I need to be?

Basic swimming skills are a must. You must be confident to make it to the beach in whatever conditions you paddle out in and must be able to float and tread water for a couple of minutes.

What will I be able to do by the end of the week?

Will know how to pop up on to the board and how to paddle. Good warm up techniques. Know when the time is right to pop up!

 

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For Improvers/Intermediates

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What skills should I already have?

Turning confidently in both directions, catching the waves at the peak, good stance

What will I be able to do by the end of the week?

Consistently catch head high waves, generate your own speed, move your feet whilst on the board for different movements/turns

 

For the more advanced surfers

What skills should I already have?

Consistent in catching most wave types, floaters, bottom turns, know what board suits you


What will I be able to do by the end of the week?

Perform committed maneuvers in the critical part of the wave, with speed power and flow. Smoother bottom turns and top turns

 

 

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