Located in the village of Famara, the school offers a program for the intermediate level, if you have already done several courses in other schools and you are looking forward to the next step, this is the course you are looking for!
In this intermediate level surfing course you will learn a lot of essential things so that your level finally takes off and you start to feel like a fish in water. We will see the importance of paddling in this sport and its different techniques to be able to get into the wave with the right speed to make the stand up efficiently (take off).
Intermediate level surfing course:
The main objective of the surf lessons for the intermediate level will be focused on the correct paddling in order to get through the foam barrier, get on the peak (line off) and catch the waves when they are forming, seconds before they break and start surfing on the wall (the so called green wave among the beginners).
Correct posture for efficient and fast paddling.
You will practice the different techniques to transfer the foams (the duck and the turtle) you will learn the position and the correct time to make the duck dive successfully and thus be able to go up to the wave breaker.
Reading and selecting the waves, we must know before going for it if the wave is left or right.
Reading the time of the paddling (Timing) the exact moment to start paddling to enter the wave with the necessary fluidity for the correct setting up (take off), one of the most important things.
To position ourselves correctly on the peak (line off) without disturbing other surfers.
The basic rules (surfing rules) conduct and behavior in the water with other surfers, priority, ethics of respect, the locals etc..
How to use the currents in your favor so we don’t get tired.
Security, confidence and tranquility in the face of any adversity that may arise.
Rowing with power to get into the wave with a quick start.
Lowering the wave correctly with the weight aligned to prepare for the next maneuver, the button when you reach the bottom of the wave.
Performing button turn correctly, supporting the hand in the water and bent to push and enter with speed in the line of the wave.
Pumping for acceleration in the line of the wave, a correct coordination between flexion and extension with which we can gain a lot of speed to then facilitate the following maneuvers.
Do you need us to pick you up at your hotel? If you are staying in Puerto del Carmen, Arrecife, Puerto Calero, La Santa or Costa Teguise.
At our school we can offer you a free pick-up service for a minimum of two people and for any program of 5 hours a day. In this case we need to know the name of the hotel or apartment where you are staying, address and a contact mobile number to pick you up at the main gate at 9:15, and you will be back around 16:00.
If you want to come in your car directly you will have to be at our surf school at 9:40 so you will be ready at 9.55 to leave for the beach.
Come and learn to surf with professionals, in a magical place like Famara.