Our LEARN 2 SURF Head Office in Muizenberg (Cape Town, South Africa) accepts interns.
If you need to complete an internship for your studies, please feel free to contact us.
Good Surfing Etiquette goes a long way to making surfing a safer and more enjoyable experience for you and everyone in the water with you.
The following list is an internationally practiced set of rules that all surfers should know and adhere to.
We hope you find this information useful and put it to practice every time you go surfing.
Watching YouTube videos and trying to teach yourself how to surf can work for some people – but for the vast majority, teaching yourself how to surf can be an incredibly exhausting and frustrating process.
Furthermore, practicing incorrect or bad technique, creates a ‘bad habit’. And the more you repeat this, the further it is ingrained into your muscle memory. Bad habits can hinder your surfing progress and be tough to correct.
Film maker Calvin Thompson shot a great little promo video about surfing in Cape Town, South Africa – for an unfortunately short lived initiative called ‘All About Cape Town’.
The 2 surfers interviewed in this clip are Capetonians Matt Bromley (sponsored Big Wave surfer) and owner of LEARN 2 SURF, Ant Scholte.
Hailed as the greatest surf movie ever made, ‘The Endless Summer’ has been entertaining audiences since it’s release in 1966 and continues to win over new fans, even in today’s modern film making era.
The concept: “On any day of the year it is summer somewhere in the world…” Director, Bruce Brown, took 2 surfers Robert August and Mike Hynson following the summer season around the world in search of the perfect wave.
Learn 2 Surf was asked by Hoofkantoor Produksies to teach 3 actors how to surf for a South African/Afrikaans (surfing/drama) movie called Die Pro.
The actors, Edwin van der Walt, Reine Swart and Bennie Fourie needed to learn to surf from scratch (on longboards), then progress in their skills in order to ride shortboards, and then to get good enough on shortboards so they could surf, in the movie, in Jeffreys Bay, in 4 weeks!