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SURF COACHING

Surf Lessons for beginners & intermediate

If learning to surf has been on your bucket list or perhaps you're looking to refine your surfing skills, our team of highly professional Surf Instructors are your answer.  Playa Carrillo is the perfect beach for beginner and intermediate surfers.  The beach is picture perfect and you will not be over crowded by other surfers as you'd find in surrounding tourist spots.  Surf lessons are taught by our International Surf Association (ISA) Certified Surf Coaches who are trained as lifeguards/ocean rescue.  With years of personal surf history and successful teaching experience you will be riding waves in no time.  


Beginners will always start with on-land lessons covering safety, technique and  etiquette.  Once your instructor feels you're ready they will take you out to the ocean to practice your new skills.  Intermediate surfers or those who are more experienced will learn more advanced techniques.  When you feel ready and comfortable to move onto larger waves we can arrange a trip for you to explore surrounding breaks in the area.  


 

WHAT TO EXPECT

HOW WE GUIDE YOU

The right surf coaching methodology, instructors and equipment will help you to progress faster and get more out of your surfing.
At Chillasana Yoga Surf we provide specialized private surf lessons for individuals and small groups. Combining our experience with a carefully structured methodology, we deliver specialist beginner, improver, and intermediate surf coaching programs that take into account your surfing goals and the different motivations of men, women and children.

COACHING 1:1 OR SMALL GROUPS

We coach 1:1 or in small groups with a maximum of 3 students per instructor. This enables us to create an environment that is tailored towards the learning needs of each person, ensuring that they have fun, and most importantly progress. This low ratio of student to instructor is especially important for surfing, where the ocean environment is beautiful and exciting but also dynamic and potentially hazardous.

PRIVATE SURF LESSONS

With private coaching you have a level of close interaction and communication with an instructor where you have the time and space to ask all the questions you need. This enables you to learn faster and feel more comfortable while giving you the skills and confidence to practice safely.

 
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WHAT LEVEL OF SURFER ARE YOU?

Beginner:

  • I've never surfed. 

  • I can pop up to my feet and ride broken waves in the white water under control.

  • I can pop up to my feet and adjust the speed of my board, change direction in white water and take-off on small knee-to-waist-high unbroken waves with an instructor on hand to help.

  • I can paddle out and catch waist-to-shoulder-high unbroken waves.  I can take off on right and left hand waves and ride down the line in control with an instructor’s help.

Intermediate:

  • I can paddle out and catch head-high unbroken waves, take off right and left and perform basic turns without any assistance. 

  • I can do all of the above and basic cut-backs.

 
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SURF

 

BEGINNERS SURF LESSONS

Learn to surf

INTERMEDIATE SURF LESSONS

Beyond Beginner

GUIDED PRIVATE SURF TRIPS

Local breaks with the locals

SURF COURSES

Chillasana Yoga Surf is committed to providing courses that not only fit every skill level and background, but also infuse our supportive and innovative teaching approach. Check out our current surf course offerings below.

3 DAY SURF COURSE

Surf Immersion

Our 3 Day Surf Course is highly recommended for those looking for a more thorough and detailed approach to surfing.  Whether you are new to surfing or if you have some experience and would like to get better this course is for you.  This course provides you with more detailed practical and theoric instruction.  You will understand and practice what you've learnt to advance much more quickly and successfully on your own.  

What's Included:

  • surfboard and all equipment needed

  • in-depth theory session on equipment, understanding how to read the ocean and weather to find suitable conditions, and practical surf skills

  • beach sessions on mastering the whitewater waves, developing a correct stance that makes turning easier and helps to control your speed

  • finishing off with a session where you learn how to get out the back safely and easily

  • fruits and beverages with surf sessions

$280 - private course

$230/person - group course 

$200/person - more than 3 people in course

5 DAY SURF COURSE

Surf Immersion

Our 5 Day Surf Course is designed to take your surf skills to the next level! 

This Course is highly recommended for those looking for a much more thorough and detailed approach to surfing.  Whether you are new to surfing or if you have some experience and would like to get better this course is for you.  This course provides you with more detailed practical and theoric instruction.  You will understand and practice what you've learnt to advance much more quickly and successfully on your own.   Join us for an unforgettable surf adventure with our expert ISA (International Surf Association) / open water lifeguard trained surf coaches.  They will guide you every step of the way in and out of the water providing live feedback to build your confidence and develop your skills as quickly as possible.  Video analysis is a valuable part of your surf development and we recognize that this is important for understanding your shortcomings and to advance your surf skills.  


What's Included:

  • surfboard and all equipment needed

  • in-depth theory session on equipment, understanding how to read the ocean and weather to find suitable conditions, and practical surf skills

  • beach sessions on mastering the whitewater waves, developing a correct stance that makes turning easier and helps to control your speed

  • how to read green waves and get in the right spot to take-off

  • depending on your level and advancement, additional beach sessions on dropping in to the steeper green waves plus how to surf across green waves with speed and control

  • 2 days with video & photo analysis feedback to build your confidence and improve your skills as quickly as possible

  • final day debrief session that outlines a path for your future progression

  • ongoing advice via email or whatsapp as needed

  • fruits and beverages with surf sessions

This is an example of the course, each course will adapt to the student and the level that they are currently at upon arrival. 



$550- private course

$425/person - group course 

 

UPCOMING SURF & YOGA RETREATS

Get on Board

MAY 11-16, 2021
FIVE DAYS OF FREEDOM:  BEGINNER & BEYOND SURF CAMP

JULY 13-18, 2021
GIRLS ONLY SURF & YOGA RETREAT

 
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(506)84408595 / (506)84464415

Puerto Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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