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Longboard Week



SPECIAL WEEKS

Longboard Week


The longboard weeks are special packages, created for intermediate and advanced longboard surfers looking to improve their skills.

The longboard weeks are all about surfing, having fun, and improving your technique. Through video analyses, you’ll get the chance to really pinpoint your bad habits to improve them. Through theory and practice, you will learn/improve your duck dive, walking on the board, and the ins and outs of a handmade longboard. To top it off, a yoga lesson and a 30 minute massage are included!

From € 499

2019 Dates:

2-9 November 2019

The Algarve is one of the most longboard-friendly destinations in the world, with many perfectly suited breaks and easy to surf conditions, not to mention the temperate climate. 

For this special longboard week you will be taught by one of Portugal’s best longboard specialists (4x regional champion and 2x national champion) who is in the top 20 longboarders in the world.

You will start with a reception and introduction, followed by a briefing of the week ahead. The training sessions are divided into Practical and Theory lessons, with the theory lessons being held at the surf camp at the end of a day’s surf or when the conditions are not favourable.

During the theory lesson you will learn:

  • The parts of a custom hand-made surfboard and its functionality
  • Viewing footage of how a custom board is made
  • Viewing of the footage shot during the day and constructional criticism to help correct any bad habits
  • Group ‘brainstorm’ of the day
  • Walking on the board
  • The ‘duck dive’ 

The practical part will consist of:

  • 1st evaluation session to evaluate the bad habits/mistakes of the participants
  • Check the best surf spots, mainly consistent point breaks
  • Correction of bad techniques and errors

Note – one of the main objectives is to have FUN and surf the best possible waves.

Included:

  • Accommodation
  • 6 days of surfing and theory lessons
  • All sessions are filmed
  • One yoga session
  • Extra focus on nutrition for lunches
  • One 30 minute massage

Prices:

  • €499 basic
  • €567 including equipment rental

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