Development Squad

Development Squad

Development

Our development squad is our entry-level squad group for kids that still require assistance to catch their own waves or are new to our programmes. 

Ages 8-13
Wednesdays, 5:15pm – 6:45pm
Date(s): 14 Oct 2020 – 25 Nov 2020
Cost $250

INTRODUCTION

Learn the fundamentals of surfing technique, equipment and water safety.

Our development squad is our entry-level squad group for kids that still require assistance to catch their own waves or are new to our programmes. 

Our professionally guided seven-week Development Squad Programme kicks off on Wednesday, October 14th.

COACHING WILL INCLUDE

  • Water safety
  • In-water peak positing and wave selection
  • Filmed surfing session with video analysis
  • Identification and discussion of problem areas
  • Instructions and training methods to correct your surfing technique
  • On-land SmoothStar skateboard simulation training
  • Equipment advice
  • A copy of all your footage from the squad programme

WHO CAN GO

Level 1 Surfers

This programme is designed for kids aged 8-13 who have their own surfboard but still need assistance to catch their own unbroken waves.

Parents may be required to go in the water if necessary.

LOCATION

Each session will begin at Hart St beach reserve, Marine Parade in Mount Maunganui and will run from 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm.

If the surf is too big at Hart St, we’ll relocate to Main Beach, Mount Maunganui.

Each weekly session will be run by one of our qualified coaches.

WHAT TO BRING

For coaching sessions, please bring whatever you’d usually take for a surf.

  • Surfboard with a good wax job
  • Appropriate wetsuit for the weather
  • Clothes to change into after your surf session for the video review
  • Surf watch, if you have one
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Drinking water
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