Surfing Lessons at Fistral Beach

The Home of British Surfing

Our surfing lessons at Fistral Beach offer an unbeatable location. Open all year, we are passionate about providing coaching to all abilities and ages.

We offer a variety of surfing lessons at Fistral Beach in Newquay throughout the year. Whether you are a beginner, a seasoned surfer, surfing solo or with your family and friends we have lessons suited to your ability.

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Group Lessons

Group Lessons

Available all year

Beginner-Improver

Min age 8 years old

Max coaching ratio 1:8

Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Available all year

Beginner-Advanced

Min age 5 years old

Only your booking

Surf Days & Weekends

Unbeatable Location on Fistral Beach

Choose The Best Surfing Lessons at Fistral Beach

Fistral is the Home of British Surfing and for a good reason. As the host of many international and national surfing events, the waves at Fistral Beach are extrememly consistent. Surfing at Fistral Beach offers you an a chance to experience some of the best waves in the UK.

At Fistral Beach Surf School, our focus is on making sure everyone gets to experience the joy of surfing and being in the water. At the heart of everything we deliver our passion about being in the water, and coaching other’s to allow them to enjoy the water and progress their own abilities.

Our surfing lessons on Fistral Beach are designed to maximise on your water time and leave you knowing you have made progress, along with feeling confident about the steps you need to take to keep progressing.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are completely tailored to individual abilities and ages.

Suitable for all abilities from beginners to highly competent surfers our private surfing lessons are available throughout the year, anyone aged 5 years and above are welcome. With an extremely knowledgeable and skilled coaching team our focus is always on providing high level coaching with excellent equipment.

Private lessons can be booked for individuals, families and groups of all sizes. Private lessons can specific to longboarding, shortboarding and beginner level bodyboarding or bellyboarding.

  • All Equipment Always Included

  • Changing Rooms & Hot Showers

  • Beginner – Advanced Level Coaching

  • Unbeatable Location

  • Minimum age 5 years old

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Beginner Group Surfing Lessons

The focus of our beginner group surfing lessons is on wave selection and catching broken waves.

Beginner group surfing lessons provide the perfect foundation to surfing. With an extremely knowledgeable coaching team our focus is always on providing high level coaching with excellent equipment. During the lesson we introduce safety information and coaching techniques, making the most of our unqiue location we aim to maximise on water time. Alongside learning how to surf safely, different techniques of board control and standing are introduced.

Beginner group surfing lessons are available throughout the year, the minimum age on our group lessons is 8 years old. The maximum number of students in a group is 8 people.

  • All Equipment Always Included

  • Changing Rooms

  • Hot Showers

  • Unbeatable Location

  • Available all Year

  • Minimum age 8 years old

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Improver Group Surfing Lessons

Improver Group Surfing Lessons focus on board control and refining standing stance.

Improver group surfing lessons are the next stage once you have become comfortable with catching waves and the foundations of how to stand in the whitewater. Improver group surfing lessons have a slight shift in focus, instead of the focus being on how to get to your feet, we introduce more information on what to do when you are on your feet. Looking to refine your standing stance and build on board control to make the most of the waves you are surfing.

Improver group surfing lessons are available throughout most of the year, the minimum age on our group lessons is 8 years old. The maximum number of students in a group is 8 people.

May & June 2022: Sunset Improver Sessions

Advanced Improver Group Lessons: from May, with a maximum of 6 people. The advanced improver groups are designed to look at turning in depth and water etiquette. This includes introducing how to paddle for and catch unbroken waves.

  • All Equipment Always Included

  • Changing Rooms

  • Hot Showers

  • Unbeatable Location

  • Minimum age 8 years old

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Kids Surfing Lessons

Kids lessons available from 5 years old, and 8 years old in group lessons.

There are a variety of options with us if you are looking for kids surfing lessons in Newquay. Throughout the year we have Private Surfing Lessons for anyone aged 5 years and above. During the summer months we offer Kids Only Group Surfing Lessons these group lessons are available at beginner and improver level, for anyone aged 8 years and above.

We also have our Groms Club this runs from April until the end of September, memberships are avaialble for either 3 or 6 months.

  • All Equipment Always Included

  • Changing Rooms

  • Hot Showers

  • Unbeatable Location

  • Minimum age 5 years old (private lessons), 8 years in groups

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Surf Days & Weekends

Give your surfing the ultimate boost with our coaching days & weeknds

Throughout the year we have days and weekends aimed at coaching specific areas of surfing and the many skills involved in it.

Join us on our surf days or coaching weekends. Our coaching days & weekends have very small coaching groups, meaning the focus is on each individuals surfing and making sure that you are progressing with your surfing in the way you want to be.

  • All Equipment Always Included

  • Changing Rooms

  • Hot Showers

  • Unbeatable Location

  • Photo & Video Analysis

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Enjoy The Location

Fistral is the Home of British Surfing, and for a very good reason! We get to enjoy consistent surf throughout the year, and see some of the world’s best surfer’s battle it out in a number of surfing contests throughout the year. Being based on the sands of Fistral Beach brings many benefits; from only needing to wander down to the water’s edge with the equipment, to being able to assess the conditions prior to all lessons making sure equipment selection is always an informed decision.

Not only does being based on the beach mean that everyone can make the most of their lesson time, it also makes us very easy to find- and leaves you spolit for choices for where to enjoy your well deserved post surf meal!

Have The Right Equipment

At Fistral Beach Surf School & Hire we have the UK’s largest dedicated selection of surf hire equipment. With surfboard’s for all ages and abilities we truly have got your needs covered. Whether you have a micro-grom who has got in to surfing or you are looking for a performance longboard we can match you up with the correct surfing equipment.

We aren’t short of neoprene either! With a huge selection of winter, summer and shortie wetsuit’s we can size you up with the correct fitting suit when you arrive at the beach. No one need worry about getting cold as we have every accessory you could need from thermal rashvests to boots, gloves and hoods.

Experienced Instructor’s

Not only do we pride ourselves on the experience of our coaches but also their genuine love for the sport. As a certified School of Excellence all of our instructor’s are fully qualified beach lifeguard’s and have completed the International Surfing Association (ISA) training.

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    FAQ’S

    Some of the top questions on surfing with us.

    Once you have decided what type of lesson you would like and when you are looking to surf you can book this over the phone, online or in person.

    The minimum age varies between 5 or 8 years old depending on what lesson you are booking.

    • The minimum age on standard group surfing lessons is 8 years old.
    • During the summer on our kids only group lessons we have groups for ages: 8-12 and 12-16.
    • Private lessons the minimum age is 5 years old
    • Micro-grom lessons in the summer are for 5-8 year olds.

    Once guarantee of surfing is you are going to get wet! Surfing is a sport you are able to do in most weather conditions. We always keep a close eye on the weather and surf forecast. If we ever needed to cancel due to adverse weather conditions then we would offer a refund, to reschedule the lesson or a gift voucher.

    Surfing exists for the pure enjoyment of it; the main aim of the game is to have a good time. It is a physical sport and requires a basic level of fitness, however, every movement can be broken down and changed as needed, that is what you coach is there to help with! When you are in the water everyone works at their own pace and can catch as many, or as few waves as they like.

    Yes!

    In your surfing lesson all equipment is always included. Once you have had a lesson with us you receive discounted hire rates, whether this is straight after your lesson or for the days following your lesson.

    Contact us on 01637 850 737 or email us on info@fistralbeachsurfschool.co.uk