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Surfing for beginners in the Canaries (Lanzarote, Famara) - Initiation camp.
Calimasurf recommends STRONGLYour“Surf healthy” package for beginners.
Calima Surf offer the healthy surf camp fully recommended for adults, throughout the whole year. In this camp we offer surf lessons in the morning from 10.00 to 12.30 and in the afternoon other activities and functional exercises, oriented to a fast progress in learning. You will learn with new techniques and an advanced teaching system, therefore we have a gym with a projection room and the latest in surf teaching (The Drysurf system balance and Gyroboards), so you will progress quickly and feel your evolution on a daily basis. You just have to choose the time and duration of your stay and let yourself be led by professionals, from 3 to 14 days with accommodation included. Can you think of a better plan?
During the morning the surf course takes place from 10:00 to 12:30. To ensure proper learning and safety, there is a maximum of 8 students per monitor, also qualified in aquatic lifeguarding.
During the afternoon session (17:30 to 19:00) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday we will do different healthy activities in the gym of Calimasurf or outdoors nearby, exclusively for our students. We will do exercises totally oriented to improve your surfing, as well as a photo analysis with correction of errors with the photos of all the group of that week, including yours!
We open all year, you can come any day you want to and you will start the program the day after your arrival.
Plus…All material for freeto surf on your own! If you are one of those wanting more, from the third day of the course, you can use all the surf material (softboard, wetsuit, lycra and leash) after the lessons, during the rest of the days you have booked, you can keep surfing on your own! This material must be left in the surf school before 6:00 p.m.
Monday:We will start the classes with theory on the tips of the most common mistakes in surfing, which will help us to understand and progress in your surfing from the first day. Next we will start with physical activity in our gym, with a series of exercises designed to work to improve your balance and strengthen the core, for this we will use special Drysurf System Balance boards, a great complement to improve surfing. In addition to the Gyroboards, that will help us simulate the turns on a board, TRX and Bosus, will reinforce the take-off, the paddling and finish with a good stretc.
Tuesday:We will give theoretical classes in which we will talk about all those factors that affect the waves and the practice of surfing (since we are in a changing environment) that will help you get the most out of your hours in the water. It is essential to know how tides work, the wind, types of bottoms and currents, how waves are formed and interpretation of weather forecast maps, rules of surfing and correct behaviour in the water with other surfers, knowledge and care of the material, differentiation of the different models of boards and know what would be advisable if you wanted to buy one, know how to differentiate the quality of wetsuits(basic sewing, flat seam, sealed seam and integral) you will learn to put wax on the board, when it is necessary to use base wax and the different types of waxes according to the temperature of the water, to comb and clean the board ... In general everything you need to know to continue enjoying and practicing this exciting sport.
Thursday: After a few days of learning, and with the photos taken throughout these days, we will make a correction of errors through the photos takenof the whole group.This is a dynamic and fun way to learn, observing both your mistakes and those of your classmates,as well as the details that you do correctly.We will make a personalised photo-analysis and will be able to correct postural errors and timing.
We will continue with a little more advanced theory in which beginners, intermediate and advanced students will benefit. How to pass the wave barrier (turtle and duck), how to situate yourself in the line-up, how to catch waves at the peak and "my first surfari "(useful tips to go in search of the waves)? Second class of Dry-surf with a more functional approach, do not forget your sportswear and towel, you will sweat!
Friday:Yoga class or stretching for beginners and intermediate, another healthy way to stretch the body through basic postures, here we are going to realise the need of our body to accustom it to a daily stretching routine.