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3 Day First Wave Course


Meet at the Walking On Waves shop 30 minutes before your lesson start time.

This course is designed to get the complete beginner up and riding waves, and to iron out the bad habits the more experienced of you will have picked up and progress you further.


  • Safety brief. 
  • Explain the basic parts of the board and entering the water.
  • Determine whether you are Goofy or Regular foot (left foot forward or right foot forward)
  • Instruction in all the ways I know to get you up and riding on the board.
  • Last safety reminder....
  • In the sea!


  • Catching waves and turning left and right.
  • moving forwards and backwards on the surfboard to generate speed and slow down.


  • Catching unbroken waves ( if the conditions allow us to) And riding in the direction the waves are going.
  • Practising turning and length of ride
  • Fun Stuff - Switch foot surfing and headstands!

Enjoy your holiday and your surfing.

Best wishes

Sarah Whiteley

UK & European Surf Champion

What to bring

  • sun cream
  • water
  • a towel
  • warm clothing to wear after the lesson

Physical requirements

  • participants aged 9 and under are to be accompanied by an adult/carer not participating in the lesson - a wetsuit is provided at no cost
  • being super fit or aged under 65 is NOT a requirement
  • if you have a recent history of dislocations or breakages, please let us know immediately
  • you should consult your GP if you are in any doubt as to your ability to participate


  • Meet at Walking On Waves surf shop Unison Croyde Bay Resort EX33 1QB 30 minutes before your lesson start time
  • If you do not require courtesy transport meet us on Walking On Waves decking at the front of Saunton Sands car park

£100 per person

Mon 21st - Wed 23rd Oct
11:00 - 13:00 every day · 18 spaces left
Mon 21st - Wed 23rd Oct
14:00 - 16:00 every day · 18 spaces left
Tue 22nd - Thu 24th Oct
11:00 - 13:00 every day · 18 spaces left


Where we'll meet

Meet 30 minutes before your lesson start time at the Walking On Waves shop at the front of Unison Croyde Bay EX33 1QB

Walking On Waves Croyde
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