Intermediate and Advanced Surf Lessons Ireland
We focus on specific skill sets:
- Wave count (inc. board, hand, paddles, wave choice and take off positions)
- Paddling out (board position, paddling stroke, reading waves and duck diving)
- Riding green waves
- Creating speed
- Using a wave to its maximum
- And much more
All our coaches are ISA Level 2 qualified. Ben himself is a Level 3 surf instructor with over 20 years of coaching experience. Video Analysis is available
SURF CLINICS - WEEKEND COURSE
- 4 Surf Lessons ( 2 hours each) (Sat x2, Sun x2)
- Extended Water Time
- Theory Class
This great weekend course will leave you with really solid basics, a good range of skills, you should be up and riding waves to the beach, and looking to do turns and even more….. Coaches work hard to show you ways to make surfing fun and easy, reducing the physical effort to help you harness and capture the power of the waves.
For over 25 years, Ben has developed a structured surf coaching system, which allows people to develop their surf ability throughout their surfing lifetime. Through step-by-step coaching clinics and a clear skill development ladder your surfing can reach new heights.
The foundation for all surfing is your basics, and this is what we focus on in a beginners/ improver courses. If you have most of these skills down check out our intermediate surf course for the next stage.
Experience the exhilaration of the Atlantic under your feet and go home with a clear view on how to develop your surfing
1st Session: Catching Waves
Skills: Getting to the waves, board/ hand position, paddling technique, wave count, picking the right wave, getting to your feet and safety.
2nd Session: Getting to your feet & holding speed
Skills: Timing your pop up, different pop up techniques, using the waves power not yours, controlling body and stance.
3rd Session: Staying Up
Skills: Looking to the right place, error correction, stance and recovery, core control, shifting weight and acceleration, surfing the wave out.
4th Session: Riding Waves & Turning
Skills: Angled take offs, surfing down the line, maintaining speed and power as you pop up, turning and body movement, trying different boards.
Lessons are for two hours in the water with a Level 2/3 qualified surf intructor, who will assess your ability and develop a programme for the weekend to correct any technical issues and basics that may need altering. We are also continually introducing new skills and methods for learning and development.
The theory class involves learning about forecasting waves and reading the conditions of the waves. This is to increase the number and quality of the waves students get. We also focus on safety issues, surf etiquette and other surfing issues.
Our Surf Courses are pitched at the right level for each surfer and are progressive. The aim is to continuously develop and progress the standard of the surfer, hopefully moving them on to more difficult boards and beaches.
Check our surf courses to book or to see available dates. If nothing suits please contact us to arrange dates that might suit you