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ADVANCED COACHING WEEKS

Do you share our passion and dedication to surfing? Want to build your repertoire? This is our intensive, tailored surf course. Assess your current abilities, set new goals and advance with the fundamentals of good surfing.

        2022 DATES 

   19th - 26th March - Check availability

   7th - 14th May - Check availability

   29th October - 5th November - Check availability

  19th - 26th November - Check availability

WHO'S THE WEEK FOR?

A week of tailored sessions for ambitious intermediate and advanced surfers looking to master new goals. Find and catch the best possible waves in beautiful locations whilst receiving expert coaching. Anyone joining must be able to surf unbroken waves, go right and left and demonstrate basic turns in waves up to shoulder high.

 

ABOUT THE WEEK

We want you to get the best possible sessions whether that’s at sunrise or sunset, and at river mouth, point or beach breaks. At this level sessions will be tailored to target your individual personal goals. After an assessment on the first day each surfer will receive a personal development plan for the week. Your water skills will be fast tracked with a combination of video coaching supported by practical theory, forecasting, location selection and equipment analysis sessions.

TEACHING METHODS

  • 1:4 coach to student ratio
  • Personalised program for each surfer’s requirements
  • Surf theory classes
  • In-water coaching
  • Video coaching
  • I-Pads for direct beach feedback
  • Muscle memory training
  • On land carving skate sessions
  • Surf-inspired yoga sessions

WEEK OBJECTIVES

  • Paddling: Technique, posture, efficiency
  • Body position: At every stage of riding the wave
  • Cut backs: When and where to initiate on the wave
  • Floaters: Timing, clearing sections
  • Video Coaching: Every day where possible
  • Ocean Knowledge:  Reading conditions & finding the best waves at the right time
  • Surf Forecasts:  Mastering the art of predicting where the best waves will be
  • Boards: Understanding board design & explore a range of different styles and shapes of hard boards 

CONDITIONS & WAVES

Spring and autumn bring great swell, low wind and quiet beaches here meaning great sessions for you! We’re located close to a large range of beaches on both the south coast - with swell from the Gulf of Cádiz, and the South West coast - with swell from the North Atlantic Ocean. A variety of breaks at a variety of angles including beach, point and rivermouth breaks combined with Tariq’s intricate knowledge of the area and dedication to getting you out at peak condition times each day mean you’ll get the best possible sessions!

 

“TOTALLY FIRST CLASS COURSE”

"I’d been stuck in a rut with my technique for the past year. Jan’s video coaching was totally priceless, giving me visibility, advice and a plan to improve. What can I say… A fantastic course, great accommodation and amazing trip all round!"

—Torr, 2017

INCLUDED

  • 5 carefully structured days surfing with our ISA level 2 coaches based around your individual surfing goals
  • Your own surf coach for the week, teaching in a 1 to 4 coach to student teaching ratio or less
  • Daily video coaching or surf theory sessions
  • All the surf equipment you'll need 
  • Transport to the best beaches each day
  • 5 beach picnics on your days at the beach
  • 5 delicious 2 course evening meals at our lodge from our in house chef
  • 7 healthy breakfasts
  • Accommodation of your choice - forget surf camps and think luxury ski chalet!
  • 1 surf inspired yoga session
  • Surf Skate session(s)
  • Wifi available in all bedrooms
  • Daily tea, coffee & cakes back at the lodge after your surf sessions 
  • Use of all surf lodge facilities including the pool, jacuzzi and garden
  • Optional deep tissue massage to relax and restore
  • Tiny Whale's experienced team on hand

EN SUITE

Low Season
1235€
Mid Season
1435€

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PRIVATE ROOM

Low Season
1035€
Mid Season
1235€

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SHARED ROOM

Low Season
835€
Mid Season
1035€

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SAFARI TENT

Low Season
935€
Mid Season
1135€

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