The Welsh Surfing Federation Surf School
The Welsh Surfing Federation Surf School is based
in Llangennith, Gower, Wales. It is a non-profit organisation that takes the role of
fund raising to promote surfing in Wales. The WSF Surf School's role is to teach new
surfers the safe, enjoyable use of the sea and to promote environmental awareness.
The Welsh Surfing Federation
The Welsh Surfing Federation is the governing body
for surfing in Wales. It is responsible for promoting the sport by organising competitions
and participation in other events to raise public awareness. The Federation also organises
team selection for Nationally represented competitions. The W.S.F. owns the surf
school. To go to the federations home page for information about click on the WSF
logo above. The email address of the WSF secretary is firstname.lastname@example.org
What Time Of Year?
The Surf School operates from spring to autumn,
full time during school summer holidays from the end of July to the beginning of September
and at weekends outside of these times. Look at our home page for the exact dates of
lessons. Additional courses for groups outside of these dates can also be arranged
So Why Have A lesson With The
We have been teaching surfing at Llangennith
We are the only surf school based in Llangennith.
Lessons are at a normal maximum ratio of 1 instructor to 8 people.
All instructotrs are British Surfing Association coaches, beach lifeguards and CRB
We have female and male instructors.
We can provide surf lessons in Welsh.
All groups have instructors with two-way radio, mobile phone contact and first aid
We are the only non-profit surf school in Wales - all profit is used for the running of
As we are non-profit making we are much cheaper than other surf schools.
We offer the highest quality surf lesson.
We use Swell surfboards that are designed for beginners (some surf schools cut cost by
using cheaper, less buoyant surfboards that are much more difficult to learn to surf on)
We have summer and winter wetsuits plus boots so you will be warm whatever the weather or
time of year.
We offer full two hour instruction
(we don't count getting changed into a wetsuit or a drive to the beach as part of lesson
We have a trolley to help you get your boards to the beach.
We are proud of our reputation for running lessons only if
there is surf big enough to ride waves.
We always rearrange lessons if the surf is too small.
We offer two lessons per day and as many lessons as you need.
Lessons can be as formal or as relaxed as you want (within our safety rules).
We specialise in teaching absolute beginners and people who have tried surfing but need
We get results - people who hire, just have a go themselves and then come to us tell us
We teach at one of the most beautiful beaches in Wales.
Llangennith is the safest beach, and the only one that has reliable surf, on Gower.
Don't just take our word for it.
Here's what Claire thought of her lesson:
"The best surfer in
the world is the one having fun."
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