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Courses 

SAFETY

 

Safety is our maximum priority: all the equipment and gear is checked daily, qualified monitors (preliminary talk on safety measures: beach conditions, currents, ...), Insurance provided: first aid and medical care on the spot.

* COURSES

 

STRUCTURE OF THE COURSES DEPENDING ON THE DIFFERENT LEVELS AND TARGETS 

 

Introduction (briefing, and change into wetsuit)

Basic induction (warm-up, technical explanations, and surfing practice with the corresponding coaching)

Change back into street clothes and end of session

 

BEGINNER AND ADVANCEMENT COURSES

 

Newbie Surfers - Initiation

 

Target: 

 

  • Standing up and gaining confidence on the water

 

Structure:

  • The basics of surfing (knowing the environment and initial contact)

  • Paddling on the board and standing up

  • Catching white water and waves

  • Surfing safety (currents and environment)

 

Intermediate surfers - Initiation and Advancement

 

Targets:

  • Safety and confidence on the water

  • Confidence in paddling and standing up

  • Turning and pumping (speed)

 

Structure:

  • Choosing a wave

  • Paddling technique

  • Catching technique

  • Exploiting the wave, speed (pumping) and turns (positioning by distributing weight and carving)

 

PROFICIENCY COURSE

 

Proficient and competition surfers

 

 Targets:

  • Advanced technique in turns (technical proficiency)

  • Competition strategy

  • Technical equipment (board, accessories, wetsuits, and coaching)

 

 Structure:

  • Choosing a wave

  • Physical and mental preparation

  • Technical proficiency (video camera) prior/post analysis on TV

  • Group of 4  / Monthly fees / Consult with  Eneko Acero

 

 

* SURFING-GIDE

 

In the area there are a a number of very varied surf-spots that change according to the different sea conditions ( strong or weak sea conditions, tides,...etc), weather conditions (wind...):Sopela, Getxo, Barinatxe (La Salvaje), Azkorri, Ereaga, Plentzia, and the world class waves such as Mundaka.

If a group of friends would like to make the most on a weekend and go straightly to the best wave in best conditions that day and at a certain time, we offer you a surf guide (usually Eneko Acero)

The guide's role:

  • Take you to the wave that is best that day and at the time requested.

  • Explanation of the beach (currents, best place to get in and out...)

  • Wave characteristics and advice to surf it.

  • Characteristics of the surfboard to use

  • The guide would go in the water with the group to give advice.

  • The trip with the surf guide would be of 4 hours ( 2 hours for travelling, explanations,etc and 2 hours surfing)

  • The group should make an appointment two weeks in advance.

 

* COACHING

 

There are different coaching lessons:

 

1.  Technical advanced continuous coaching (groups of 4), as already explained 

2.  Coaching session. Surfing  in the water with Eneko Acero:

  • Group of 4

  • Technical advice (about surfboards, surfing techniques, experience in water, physical training,etc)

  • Recording of video and watching it later on for advice and to correct what can be improved

  • 4,30-5 hour sessions (travelling 2 hours, 2 hours in the sea, 30 minutes -1 hour to watch video, advice and correcting)

  • The group would wear lycra vests, to find them easily on the spot and for video recording.

  • The group should make an appointment at least two weeks earlier. 

 

3. Personal coaching: a personal plan will be done taking the days and contents of the lessons into account.

 

4. Trips to great waves like Maldives, Morocco, Costa Rica, Bali,etc.) With technical advice, video recordings..