Phuket Surf School-Surfing Lessons

  • Depending on surf conditions on the day, The surfing lessons are at Bang Tao Beach, but may change due to conditions. We choose the spot that best suits your learning, developing or advanced surfing skills.
  • When you learn to surf with us, we provide all surfing equipment, including soft surfboards, rash vests and surf hats.
  • All you need to bring are board shorts or swimsuit and plenty of sun screen.
  • Surfing Lessons take approximately 2 hours.
  • Yes we are the only certified surf school in Thailand, certified by the NSSIA.

Please note: The surfing season in Phuket is from May to October, at other times there are no waves for learning to surf the sea is flat

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Here is what you can expect from the surfing lessons at our Phuket surf school

Day 1

– Surfing lesson starts on the beach with a run down on reading the beach and waves, safety in the water, surfboards, paddling, how to stand up and how to fall off 🙂

– Then off to the water learning techniques on entering the ocean, standing on your surfboard and other surfers secrets

– For people not familiar with the ocean a session on body surfing and swimming safely through the waves

– Surf session goes for approximately 2 hours depending on your fitness

Day 2

– Surfing lesson starts again on the beach with a run down on what we learnt the day before and starting to apply it

– Practice more techniques on entering the ocean, standing on your surfboard, how to catch a wave, paddling and getting through the waves.

– Surf session goes for approximately 2 hours depending on your fitness

Day 3

– Continue to practice surfing techniques and work on specific areas for improvement for each surfer, as everyone is different and has different strengths and weaknesses. How to read and catch the waves and other surfers secrets.

Day 4

– Continue to practice surfing techniques and work on specific areas for improvement for each surfer. Riding waves, turtle roll technique, surfers code of etiquette.

Day 5

– Continue to practice surfing techniques and work on specific areas for improvement for each surfer. Riding waves, choosing the right board for you.

What you learn during the surf lesson

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The surf equipment
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Position on the board
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Stretches and Warm up
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Paddling
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How to stand on the board
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How to fall off
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Beach awareness
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Safe surf and awareness
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How to get through the waves part 1
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Surfers Secrets part 1  
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Controling the board  
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How to catch a wave  
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Selecting and catching a wave    
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Surf etiquette    
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Surfers Secrets part 2    
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How to get through the waves part 2    
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Riding the wave      
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How to get through the waves part 3      
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Fundamentals of trimming      
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Fundamentals of turning        
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Selecting the board for you        
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Most people choose to do either

1 session – intro and taster for surfing

3 sessions – all the basics for learning to surf

5 sessions – for people who are serious about continuing surfing

Surf School Accreditation

More Learn to Surf Information

A good place to start on getting some tips on learning to surf and they would be useful to review after your surfing lesson are here

Learn to surf tips and tricks

If you are looking for somewhere to stay you could start comparing prices from the links below

Our surf school is located at the southern end of Bang Tao Beach, next to the Best Western Bang Tao Beach Resort, we are 25 minute walk from Laguna along the beach, or 15 minute walk from Surin Beach

Hotels Bang Tao Beach

Hotels Surin Beach

Or a guesthouse

Phuket Guesthouses

Looking forward to seeing you in Phuket and going surfing with you!

 

Surfing lessons at Phuket Surf School