Test yourself right now!
You joined already a surftrip? You learnt it by yourself? You are completely beginner?
The following technical explications will perhaps help you to know where you are right now and which the next step will/can be!
1st level (Bronce wave):
I know how to prepare myself (equipment, use of wax and leash, stretching)
I am able to lie on my board holding the balance on foam
I have already control over taking a direction on foam
I can do my "take off" in one time
I am able to stand up and stay a while on the surf board
2nd level (Silver wave):
I am already going to the line up with smaller waves¨(about 1 meter)
I am able to bodysurf (surfing only with your body)a wave about 1 meter high
I know how to use the current to go to the peak on a safety way and I know the priority rules concerning surfing
I am able to take off on a wave about 1 meter high
I am already starting to take a direction on the wave (frontside/backside)
3rd level (Gold wave):
I am able to take off and choose straight the direction
I can increase my speed on the wave
I am starting surfing Top Bottom (making a turn down the wave and up)
I am able to read the ocean in order to have a safety surf session