What you'll do
The Surf Institute's step-by step program breaks surfing down into basic fundamentals. It is based on the learning theory of multiple intelligences, which differentiates intelligence into various specific modalities. Through this method, students will learn proper surfing techniques, definitions, and terms. The curriculum stresses a constant awareness of the ocean and its surroundings with a mission that emphasizes: GIVE RESPECT IN ORDER TO GET RESPECT Students will be taught how to handle the surf and how to remain calm in the spontaneous sea with individualized instruction including: Stand up tips Paddling techniques Proper body positioning and placement Wave judgment and selection Etiquette in the lineup SURFING IS A LIFESTYLE Besides learning the basic skills to surfing, Carla offers people the joy and excitement of a new lifestyle that revolves around the ocean. The challenges and accomplishments one experiences gives participants new found confidence and courage.
Carla Zamora’s experience in instruction and education, both in and out of the water, is extensive. For 7 years, Carla worked as a Special Education Instructional Assistant at a local elementary school where she learned how to accommodate a rainbow of intelligences in order to encourage successful learning. She graduated from Cal State University Channel Islands with program honors in Communication, further enhancing her skills and techniques in teaching. Carla began teaching surfing in 2002 and founded The Surf Institute in 2011. She has since shared her knowledge with people all over world!
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Where you'll be
Lessons are conducted in the Malibu area - from Malibu Surfrider Beach to County Line. Exact location will be determined based on participant's experience and current weather and ocean swell conditions at the time of lesson.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 2 guests ages 5 and up can attend.
Provide height and weight of participant so right sized equipment can be made available. Allow ample time for traffic & parking, especially on weekends & holidays. Apply sunscreen prior to arrival. Carla &/or one of her skilled coaches will insure you have safe and fun time!
Comprehensive Surf Lessons in Malibu
$160 / person
$160 / person