Surf awareness lessons ocean swim fitness beach safety bodysurfing skills

Surf awareness lessons, ocean swim fitness, beach safety and bodysurfing skills

 

The surf awareness lesson is designed for children aged 9 to 12. It combines practical skills with safety theory information.

The lessons are fun and challenging, where students are able to understand the “ocean’s language”.

They learn where to set up ‘their own’ safe swimming flags, to develop basic ocean swimming and body surfing skills.

They learn a variety of gliding techniques, survival strokes and how to save energy while swimming, as well as to build self-confidence in the surf and how to remain calm under challenging situations.

 

The ocean swims lessons are designed for teens and adults willing to improve their fitness and confidence in the surf and also for those keen to participate in open water competitions.

Students will learn how to observe the ocean, identify rips and sandbanks that work in their favour. They practise how to quickly adapt to the constant changing surf environment.

The lessons are focused to improve general fitness and ocean swimming techniques. Learn how to negotiate the surf break and build confidence in the open waters.

 

Both program meeting point is at Tickle Park in Coolum Beach.

Call Diogo Netto on 0415 506 419 or email diogo@likewater.com.au for more information.

 

Surf awareness lessons, ocean swim, beach safety, bodysurfing skills

Program objectives:

  • Beach safety
  • Learn to set up ‘own safe’ swimming flags area
  • Understand how the natural elements change the surf conditions
  • Develop skills to safely enter and exit the surf
  • Learn to negotiate the surf break
  • Feel the thrill of body surfing
  • Improve fitness, self-confidence and have fun

 

Surf awareness lessons, ocean swim, beach safety, bodysurfing skills

Program pre-requisites:

  • To enjoy playing in the water and in the ocean
  • Willingness to learn survival skills
  • Ability to float on the chest and back comfortably
  • ‘Torpedo glide’ on front and back
  • Able to swim 200m of survival strokes

 

Surf awareness lessons, ocean swim, beach safety, bodysurfing skills

Program outcomes:

  • Build self-confidence and resilience
  • Overcome natural challenges
  • Adapt to constantly changing environments
  • Learn to respect nature and others
  • Make new friends
  • Have fun

 

Surf awareness lessons, ocean swim, beach safety, bodysurfing skills

Children to bring

  • Wetsuit/rash vest/goggles
  • Bodyboard/soft surfboard
  • Towel/sun cream/ zinc on

 

Price

Group classes – 9 weeks Term $90.00

Private classes – one off $50      3 lessons: $140     6 lessons: $250    9 lessons: $340

 

Water polo lessons

If your children like being in the water, playing with a ball and scoring goals, then water polo is a great sport for them!

It involves a combination of motor skills coordination, fitness, team spirit and game strategy.

It is a fun team sport suitable for confident-water children over 8 years old.

There are many grades and age groups to play on accordingly with each individual level.

Drop in for a trial at Noosa Aquatic Centre on Sunday afternoon.