We were greeted by 5 energetic 8 year olds at Big Bay on Saturday. My assistant coach, Sarah-Jayne with the help of another friend tried very hard to calm the little guys down for a brief moment to put on their wetsuits. They only way we could convince them to concentrate was by telling them they would look like a super hero once the wetsuit was on. Moments later we were on the sand going over the basics of how to lie on the board. Most of the boys were rolling around or drawing in the sand during this time but amazingly when we ventured into the water, everything we had told them on land they put into practice! The little guys were awesome in the water and so only minutes later we had progressed to the standing up phase of the lesson.
A combination of athletic ability and their lower centre of gravity resulted in all 5 boys popping up on the first wave and riding it all the way to the beach. They shreiked as they rode their wave. What an awesome experience to witness groms experiencing the stoke for the first time!
After an hour, all 5 of them suddenly melted down. After sugaring up on some birthday treats they were all back in the water ready to get some more of the good stuff. After 2 hours we literally had to drag these groms out of the water they were having such a blast! One or two of the parents also gave it a whirl.
What a fun day sharing the stoke with Thomas and his buddies on his 8th birthday-apparently one of the best parties he has ever had-now that's some good credibility right there from an 8 year old ;)
SURF LESSONS - GROUP & PRIVATE
In the need for some Vitamin D, a healthy dose of Vitamin Sea after being locked down for so long? Bring your Lockdown Lover, your sister, your brother, your Houseparty Mates or your Zoom Date and experience the 'stoke' of surfing with us.
A 1.5 hour lesson includes the use of all equipment and instruction from a qualified surf coach. Our surf school is mobile getting you to the beach with the best conditions on the day. Typically, during winter we operate at Muizenberg and during summer we operate in Big Bay. If you form your own private group of family and friends (recommended at this time), you may let us know your beach preference at the time of booking. For our regular group lessons, we will join you up with others we have surfing that day (we require a minimum of 4 persons to operate a group lesson). Once beaches are open and we are able to operate again, lessons will take place with a strict COVID-19 safety plan in place to ensure the safety of participants and staff.
- 1.5 hours of coaching from an SSA qualified surf coach with current First Aid and CPR certification
- use of a clean, sanitized wetsuit
- use of a sanitized surfboard and leash
- 100% guaranteed 'STOKE'
GROUP LESSONS R350pp
For this option, we will group you with others we have booked-min of 4 pax required to run a group lesson
Form your own group of family and friends and share the STOKE with those closest to you.
2 Person Private: R450pp
3 Person Private: R400pp
4-6 Person Private: R350pp