from €160

Level 1: Beginner Surf Coaching

The ideal course for an introduction to surfing, aimed at all the novice pupils at the school. Learn the basics of moving in the sea with the board and master the different paddling techniques using your arms and legs. Find out how to identify the different types of waves and practice the best way of getting on the board.

Duration: 2 hours x 4 days
Castelldefels
Level: Beginners
All ages
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Overview

The perfect beginner’s course for learning the basics of this sport. On this beginners’ course you’ll learn to:

 Become more self-reliant with the board in and out of the water

 Recognise the different waves and cope with them

 Practice paddling with arms and legs

 And you'll have a great time doing sport and looking after your health

 

Prices

1 to 2 people €200 / person

If you enrol more than two people we’ll give you a discount on the price of the course.

-10% 3 to 4 people €180 / person
-20% 5 or more €160 / person
All the necessary equipment and accident insurance comes included.
Note: Once you've done the begginers surfing course the price of future classes will be 35€/person instead of 50€
 

Details

This is the course all beginners should do. It consists of 4 classes (on the days of your choice) lasting two hours each. The price of the course includes 4 classes with a qualified instructor, insurance and surfing equipment (board, wetsuit...)

On this course you’ll learn the following:

  • Safety and surf etiquette in and out of the water
  • Entering the water correctly
  • Paddling and position on top of the surfboard
  • Getting through a wave
  • Sitting on the board and the standby position
  • Steering the board
  • Catching the wave
  • Taking off and riding the wave
  • Moving on the face of the wave
  • Bailing out/kicking out
  • Finishing the wave
  • What to do if you fall off
  • Return to the beach

Thanks to the slope of the seabed, the waves in Barcelona and Castelldefels make for ideal surfing classes, recommendable for both adults and children (from 7 years old). At our school you’ll find people of all ages!

The price of the course includes:

  • necessary equipment
  • accident insurance

Times

The table below displays the different hours when you can do your begginers surfing course:

 CastelldefelsBarcelona
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday
Wednesday from 10.00 to 12.00

from 12.30 to 14.30

from 17.00 to 19.00
(opening soon)
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

After you book, we’ll send you emails announcing courses every time there are waves ideal for learning to surf. Just click on the email link to confirm when you’ll be coming. This way we make sure you learn to surf in ideal conditions.

Important note: You must arrive to the school 15-20 minutes before the lesson starts.

Your booking will be valid for one year from the time of payment.

Location

Your surf lessons will be held at either of the schools in Barcelona or Castelldefels. The exact venue is shown on the map.

Castelldefels

Castelldefels
Port Ginesta
Local 109, Les Botigues de Sitges
08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona
How to get there >

How to get there:
C-32 or C-31
Renfe line R2S direction Vilanova y la Geltrú
L94, Barcelona Pl. Catalunya-Playa de Castelldefels-Botigues de Sitges.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can start the course anytime you want. Once enrolled on a course we will send you an email with a calendar of days, times and places. You choose the day you want to come. It’s that easy!

The classes last two hours. They are usually held at the following times: from 10am to 12 noon, from 12:30pm to 2:30pm, and from 3pm to 5pm.

Every week we send out emails announcing the lessons planned depending on the weather conditions. If you want to join a lesson, just click on the email link to confirm you’ll be coming.

Six years old. Pupils must know how to swim.

You must know how to swim to go on any of the courses at the Escola Catalana de Surf. It is also advisable to be in good physical shape, which will help you take greater advantage of the course.

You can book online through this page or if you prefer you can call us on the contact phone number during office hours.


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