Theorical Lessons: We start talking about surfing techniques, currents and tides and safety rules.
Beginner: We start practicing on the sand (Take off techniques). Our goal is that you can stand up on the board and surf the white water.
Intermediate: when you paddle out for the first green wave we concentrate in paddling techniques (timing), bottom turn and balance.
Advanced: Improve your level with technical corrections and video analysis.
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Course Program and Schedule
The course starts on Monday until Saturday, 4 hours/day divided in two sessions (Saturday will be free surf supervised), so we suggest our guests to arrive on Sundays. The first lesson starts at 11:00 until 13:00, in groups of eight people maximum per instructor with all the equipment included, wetsuits 3.2mm (Summer) and 4.3mm (Winter), soft boards 6ft/9ft, hardboards 5FT / 10ft, rush vests, leashes and wax. At 15:00, after lunch, starts second lesson, that runs until 17:00. (advanced class, could start soon, depends the forecasts and meeting with advanced guests). After the last lesson, people should relax and reflect about.18:00-Yoga session, it is time to take care of the body and 40 minutes of "YOGA FOR SURFERS" will guarantee the next day muscles good performance.
Back to the Camp (Surf House)
Around 19:00, we are back to the camp, where guests can enjoy themselves a little more in our extra activities… as mountain biking, rock climbing, bow shooting, rappel, bump´n jumping from Mira’s river bridge, slide and even ride a kayak on the river- this near to the house- or, just stay at the house. The house offers a comfortable lounge with sunny front area where guests can enjoy the rest of afternoon. Always in contact with them, we reflect about the surf, surf technique and visit the shape room, where we build our own surfboards. After bath and stuff, chill out area is already open, playing guitar, good surf movie/music and 3 times a week, we provide special menus with some light food and drinks. Time for a dinner... If guests still hungry, can always choose to cook their own food or to go out for a dinner. VN Milfontes provides a valuable list of good restaurants with excellent views and superb menus, since fish until meat, salads to pastas... no forgetting to ask about the list of wines!
Sunday, is day off about surf lesson ... but guests can always surf or enjoy the extra activities.