First lessons


Departure from the little beach of Guethary,
it is here that local fishermen will take whales out of the water few centuries ago.


Some theory...


On dry sand


Let's get in !!!


Few more efforts an we will be at the Parlementia righthander spot...


First successfull take-off !!!



The teaching


Our surf instructors are fully qualified (state certification) to give quality tuitions; whatever the formula chosen you will have individual corrections, advices for a better analyse of the ocean conditions and to have the right behavior and adapted technical solutions to help you in your improvment, all this in a friendly atmosphere.

The classical course starts by the equipment, the presentation of the surf gear, some theory on the beach, a warm up then you will get in the water and practice till the end of the lesson.

From the beginner to the expert, from 7 years old to 77 years old, every people in good physical form is able to learn surfing.

Our instructors are english speakers and some can provide lessons in spanish too..


The lessons take place in two areas:

  • a beachbreak for the less sporty, the beginners and the youngest (below13 years old).

  • or the Parlementia reefbreak for the bravest and the more experimented.

A free shuttle will give you lift from our selling points (St Jean de Luz, Mayarco) to the beaches (Guethary, Bidart).

Your choice now about the formula which fits you the best to take advantage of the thrills of surfing watched by a competent instructor.



The safety

The surf school uses adapted equipment to optimise your improvment: softboards with soft fins for beginners, hard boards for the experimented surfers, wetsuits adapted at the season which will give you more floatability and protection.

The ocean can become very wild, our surf tuitions will teach you to detect its dangers and how to deal with it.

All our students are equiped with coloured rashguards for a better visibility in the water.

You will learn as well the surfer's rules, the control of your board and how to deal with rip tides.

All our surf instructors are able to provide the gestures of first assistance in case of accident.


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