Learning Irish is Fun When You’re Learning to Surf. Dive into the Irish Language and enjoy a lesson trí Ghaeilge . The lesson is given bilingually for maximum understanding, learning and safety. . “Get the Focal with Freedom” Supported by Foras na Gaeilge
Allow between 2 to 2 1/2 hours from arrival to departure for the Surf Lesson. Complimentary Tea / Coffee in our coffee doc.
Call Freedom to book a time that suits you.
Lesson Details, and what to bring:
Lesson Starts with
The Surf lesson starts with a 15 minute land based instruction & safety brief at the surf school base, followed by wet suit fitting & changing. A light warm up at water’s edge, then into the surf with your instructor for approximately one hour. Instruction takes place in waist depth water for maximum learning, enjoyment and safety. Return to the surf school for a hot shower, relax and lesson recap in the kitchen Coffee Doc.
Please note : lesson / surf camp times may be changed to suit surf / weather conditions.
All Equipment Provided
Wetsuit, boots, (hoods and gloves in winter), beginner Surf Board. We have a wide range of wetsuits and equipment, our experienced Surf Instructors will provide the necessary guidance to make sure the equipment is right for you.
Beginner Surf Lesson
We start with the fundamentals of surfing which provide you with the best foundation to build your surfing skills. Our experienced surf instructors will take you through step by step techniques on how to get to your feet. This is all done in a fun and relaxed atmosphere geared to building your confidence and encouraging you as you progress.
Developer Surf Lesson
Our Developer Surf Lesson progresses the surfer to start riding unbroken waves. Your instructor will help you to develop paddling out skills, duck diving, understand positioning, wave selection, top/bottom turns and cut back along with gaining an understanding of body movement. After completing these lessons you will be on your way to a new level of surfing.
Improver Surf Lesson
Our Improver Lesson builds on the basic surfing techniques you have learned, improves your paddling skills, speed up your pop up and develops your turning. During the session you will be given specific tasks and goals to focus and work on to improve your surfing skills.
Instructors & Safety
All our Instructors are experienced surfers and Irish Surfing Association Qualified. The ISA ratio of one instructor per eight surfers. All Instructors are qualified lifeguards and first aiders. For added safety we use Coloured Vests over wetsuits for high visibility and identification. We are an Irish Surfing Association Approved Surf School.
What you need to bring
Swimwear & Towel, Sunscreen
If you have a full wetsuit bring it along, (short wetsuits are not suitable for lessons.)