Learn to surf

Surfing is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in nature; giving you the perfect opportunity to live a healthy and happy lifestyle.

Our Surfing courses

Pembrokeshire Surf School offers surfing courses at every level of ability. Beginner/Improver courses give you everything you need to start your new journey as a surfer. The Intermediate/Advanced course takes your skills to the next level, whether you’re a lifestyle surfer or aiming to compete. Performance coaching is our highest level of coaching, and looks in very fine detail at every element of your surfing to find areas to improve.

Beginner / Improver £45pp

Whether you want to learn the basics of surfing and beach safety, or improve your existing skills, during the surfing lesson we can teach you some vital surfer's knowledge to keep you enjoying the surf.

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What we’ll do

  • Meet and greet
  • Pembrokeshire coast national park location knowledge
  • Personal aims
  • Surfers knowledge (surf safety, surf technique, marine environment, best tide and swell for that surf spot, etiquette and rules)
  • Wetsuit size up and fitting
  • Surfboard size up and explanation of its parts and why this is important
  • Land based practice covering correct technique, positioning and balance, how to avoid injury from collisions with others, boards and the seabed
  • Feedback given and received throughout
  • Warm up
  • In water practice and drills to improve performance
  • Finish water based lesson
  • Review and actions for further improvement
  • Change and return equipment
  • Photos or video of your experience available (if weather allows footage)

 

What We’ll provide

  • Equipment
  • Wetsuit
  • Wetsuit Booties
  • Surfboard and leash
  • Rashvest

 

What to bring

  • Swim wear, towel, suncream
  • Your prescribed medication should you need it
  • Warm clothes
  • Your surfing kit if you have it

How to Book

2-day / Weekend £199pp

Have you ever wanted to learn what is needed to become a surfer? This 2-day/weekend learn to surf course is perfect for adults at the beginning of their surfing journey.

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Outcomes:

Know how to choose the right board/s

Know how to interpret surf forecasts i.e. where to go based on the forecast /tide /swell

Understand how tides work and how a surfer uses this to their advantage

Know the hazards

Experience using a variety of surfboards

Know the key surfing manoeuvres

Know and apply surf etiquette

Knowledge of the beach and marine environment

Take home a training plan for improvement

Take home Photo’s and video of you surfing.


How many people will be on the course?

6 maximum


Who is it for?

Adults only 16+ learning to be surfers

Parents of young surfers wishing to learn what is needed to help develop their skills


Previous experience?

None required -even if you have done multiple beginner lessons this course will still be for you.


Accommodation: Not Provided but these are nice..

Camping – Newgale/ Brandy brook/ Gupton / Whitesands / Celtic camping

Bunkhouse – St Davids bunk barns / Celtic camping / Broadhaven YHA

Lodge – Newgale lodge/ B+B’s Broadhaven/ Victoria Inn B+B


Meals:

Not provided

 

What We’ll provide

  • Equipment
  • Wetsuit
  • Wetsuit Booties
  • Surfboard and leash
  • Rashvest

 

What to bring

  • Swim wear, towel, suncream
  • Your prescribed medication should you need it
  • Warm clothes
  • Your surfing kit if you have it

How to Book

1:1 Surf Lesson £80

If you fancy 100% attention from the coach to help learn the next step then 1:1s are a good option.

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What we’ll do

Ask your Aim/s for lesson

Kit you up

Share local knowledge

Share detailed knowledge on technique

Surfboard options

Landbased technique drills

Specific Warm ups

Waterbased drills

Demonstrate ‘how to’ combined with observation in and out of water

Feedback throughout

Review and actions for improvement

Photos/ video used where possible to aid learning

 

What we’ll provide

Equipment

Wetsuit

Booties

Surfboard and leash

Rashvest

 

What to bring

Swimwear, towel, sunscreen

Your prescribed medication should you need it

Warm clothes

Your surfing kit if you have it

How to Book

Small Group Lesson (2-4 people) £250

If you’re a family or group of friends and want tailored coaching for your group only, this is a good choice, less people means you will get more attention throughout.

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What we’ll do

Ask your Aim/s for lesson

Kit you up

Share local knowledge

Share detailed knowledge on technique

Surfboard options

Landbased technique drills

Specific Warm ups

Waterbased drills

Demonstrate ‘how to’ combined with observation in and out of water

Feedback throughout

Review and actions for improvement

Photos/ video used where possible to aid learning

 

What we’ll provide

Equipment

Wetsuit

Booties

Surfboard and leash

Rashvest

 

What to bring

Swimwear, towel, sunscreen

Your prescribed medication should you need it

Warm clothes

Your surfing kit if you have it

How to Book

Schools / Colleges

We can do Beginner/ Improver lessons for primary, secondary, FE and HE. See below for more details.

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We have also run basic level contests for schools along with training in observation and analysis for secondary FE and HE courses, combined theory/practical days.

If you are interested in a chat regarding tailoring a course for your students please contact me here:

Phil Sadler 07881 937605 / phil@pembrokeshiresurfschool.co.uk

Local Kid's Surf Club

Join the Pembrokeshire Surf School Kid’s Club for a summer of fun in the waves. Our Kid’s Club runs 1 Hour every day after school from 1st May to 31st October.

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