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8 week surfing program

Frothing Grommet

The Frothing Grommet 8 Week Surfing Program. Educational, fun and challenging!

* TERM 2 PROGRAM STARTS FROM MONDAY 25th APRIL 2022

The Frothing Grommet 8 Week Surfing Program is designed for all kids aged between 5 – 14 years old and is comprised of 3 levels of competency. Each level consists of a minimum of 1 session per week over an 8 week period. There are 4 x 8 week blocks throughout the year aligned with each school term. Kids in the program work from a surfing logbook which has a series of goals, questions and challenges each child must accomplish before moving to the next level.

Please refer to the level descriptions below for more information regarding what level your child is at. If you’re still unsure as to which level to book your child in, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

BENEFITS OF THE FROTHING GROMMET SURFING PROGRAM

  • Educational, fun and challenging
  • Provides a platform for kids to develop surfing skills
  • Strong surf safety and surf awareness component
  • Structured learning environment with the use of surfing logbooks
  • Allows kids to participate in a healthy and enjoyable activity in a safe environment
  • Affordable

 

BEGINNER

Designed to teach the basic fundamentals of surfing for those with limited or no previous surfing experience. In this level, participants will learn essential surf safety awareness, how to catch and ride small whitewater waves using correct technique, how to paddle correctly and how to dismount the board safely. Through this program, students will progress to learn how to ride small, unbroken waves while turning both directions across the wave face. Kids will also be taught how to catch waves unaided, the ‘turtle roll’ as well as some basic surfing terminology and knowledge.

ADVANCED

Designed to progress the ability level of those who have substantial surfing experience. In this level, participants will learn how to ‘take the drop’ unaided, link surfing manoeuvres and learn about weather patterns and surf forecasting. This level focuses on improving surfing technique in order to surf your best as well as boosting experience levels and confidence to take on a range of surf conditions in a safe and supportive environment.

OUR INSTRUCTORS ARE TRAINED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS

All of your surfIng instructors have the following qualifications:

  • Level 1 ASI Surf Coaching Certificate
  • First Aid
  • Advanced CPR Surf Rescue or Bronze Medallion
  • Working with Children Blue Card
  • Gold Coast City Council Coaching permit

 

INTERMEDIATE

Designed to extend upon the skills and knowledge of kids who have mastered the basic fundamentals of surfing. In this level, participants will learn how to paddle out the back through oncoming waves, how to position themselves in the line-up, how to ‘take the drop’ on unbroken waves out the back and vital surf etiquette. Through this program, students will progress to learn how to identify suitable surfing conditions, how to generate speed on a wave and the techniques behind basic surfing manoeuvres.

 

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