Each session starts with a safety briefing. Learners wear green rash vests and instructors yellow. This way we can keep a good eye on everybody in the group.
A run along the beach warms the blood on cold days. Can the learners keep up with the instructor?
Correct stretching is a life skill for any sport.
Instructors help each individual to get going.
Close eyes and hold your breath when that big ride begins!
In the beginning, there are more spills than thrills!
Confidence builds as learners get used to surfing in the prone position.
I CAN do this!
Such fun in the foaming surf!
Should I risk standing up or not?
The last hurdle is standing up long enough for the photographer to snap the evidence.
Well done, Jordan and Nikhil! One day you may be pros!
The session comes to an end. Everyone has improved their surfing skills. Self-confidence shows in their faces. It feels so good to have conquered the waves!