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Surfing Rules & Good Surfing Etiquette


12th April 2016


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 a 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.


Why Book A Surfing Lesson?


20th September 2018


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.


Surfing in Cape Town


25th September 2018


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.


Become a Surfing Instructor


3rd July 2013


Do you love surfing? Are you good with people? Life’s a Beach when you’re a Surf Coach!

LEARN 2 SURF is always looking for Accredited Instructors and contrary to popular belief, you do not need to be a pro-surfer to be a pro-coach.


Die Pro: Coaching Movie Stars


3rd July 2015


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!


Shark Spotters


24th August 2014


The shark spotting program, started in False Bay, Cape Town, is the only program of it’s kind in the world.


Classic Surf Movies: The Endless Summer (1966)


25th July 2014


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.


Cape Town Surf Camps


24th June 2014


The fastest way to improve your surfing, or the best way to ensure you start surfing with a solid foundation, is to sign up for a surf camp.