Introduction to surfing & wild camping weekend

Outdoor Activities in Newquay

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Our overnight Surf & Wild Camp weekends in Cornwall are designed for those wanting to soak up a whole weekend of surfing and unwind in our woodland wild camp.A fantastic introduction to everything surfing and much more than just a series of surf lessons, we’ll cover both surfing basics & surf theory before kicking back in our private Cornish woodland wild camp.
Surf Introduction We cover surf safety, how to manage your surfboard and how to catch waves.We'll start right from the beginning with how to manage your surfboard, understanding surf & equipment terminology and how to catch waves in the prone position. After some practice and pointers, we'll head back to the sand and cover the next stage of learning to surf. I'll explain and demonstrate paddling, wave timing and how to pop up and wipeout correctly. I'll provide explanations, demonstrations and individual coaching to ensure you have the best chance of success. You'll be riding waves back to the beach in no time. With the lesson split into two parts and each section explained on both the beach and in the surf I'll break down each of the key points into bitesize understandable actions.Progression sessionConsolidate existing skills, maximising ride time & start turning.Our second surf instalment recaps our main principles from the morning session before progressing with some new concepts and techniques. We'll discuss trimming & controlling your surfboard and how to maximise the length of your rides as well as looking at how to turn your surfboard.Wild camp + surf theoryWild camping, woodland games and surf theoryArriving at our wild camp we'll take a moment to show you around the various camp areas and facilities. We'll them gather in the barn area with drinks and start our surf theory session where I'lll explain and whiteboard some key areas of surfing relating to your surf experience.These sessions are a really relaxed way to discuss and learn about the little nuances within surfing and ask the questions you've always wanted ask. The rest of the evening is taken up with playing woodland games, bbq'ing and chatting around the campfire. In the morning we'll provide a tea / coffee and a light breakfast of fruits & cereals before heading back to Newquay for our final surf session.Weelkend Review & Free SurfRecapping on good habits, common errors & free time to surf.Recapping on good habits, common errors & areas of opportunity this third session aims to consolidate and apply existing skills and knowledge. With plenty of time in this longer session to just surf at your own pace and soak up and reflect on the weekend.  time to surf.

What’s included

  • Overnight accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • All activities
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch