Take the next step on your way to confident surfing! This programme has been developed for guests that already attended a freistil Beginner Course or a comparable training (duration at least 30hours). Intermediates should somewhat feel at ease with riding a board.
Duration of the course will be 40hours (in case of a 15days holiday). However, the capacity of the training is limited to a maximum of 8 participants. Our international coaches will help you to achieve your personal objectives. Thereby, the focus is definitely put on practical exercises. By means of videotaping, freistil reports your progress as well as your failures in order to make you learn from them. Thus, you will easily and effectively improve your surfing skills.
Perfect time, perfect place! Whoever wants to learn surfing should come to the French Atlantic. Both, beginners as advanced surfers, love the turbulent waves of the Bay of Biscay. Fantastic beaches with ideal sandbanks and precise waves, various surf shops, a number of cosy cafes and quite a few cool clubs make up the perfect melange of French "savoir-vivre" and an international surf ambience.
Moliets Plage has everything you could ask for: endless beaches, good waves, BMX and skate spots, surf shops and cafes & bars to chill out or party till the break of dawn.
In case, Moliets Plage is not enough, we organise some excursions. Beside trips to other surf spots and international surf competitions (if there are any at the time of your stay), we will take you on trips to Bordeaux and Biarritz where it is getting really "French". Another highlight: our party-trip to San Sebastian in Spain. Let's stroll through some surf-shops, see some historic places, have some original tapas and find out more about the meaning of real "Spanish temperament".
In the evenings you can either enjoy one of the wonderful sunsets at the beach, go out and party in bars and clubs or participate in one of the games, shows or sport competitions that we organise. One thing is for sure: with freistil there won't be any running out of activities. Live out your individual holiday down to your whim and just the way you like it.
Board & Lodging
Our freistil camp is situated directly behind the dunes and right in the middle of a shady pinewood at the ***Camping site "Les Cigales". The well-attended camping site is provided with a snack bar, a supermarket, telephone boxes and internet access. You can also get sporty on the basketball-, soccer- or volleyball-court.
Only a short walk away from the beach, we spoil you with all conveniences needed for a perfect summer: freistil builds up its own little "camp" including a big kitchen tent and a canopied dining area. Further on, we have a material-store full of equipment you can lend free of charge: bikes, skateboards, beach games, board games, sunshades and various tools. In the middle of our "village" we set up our spacious party tent with its romantically lit chill-out garden. In case that there's a rainy day - no problem: let's grab some cokes, crisps and popcorn, watch some good (surf-) movies.
When it comes to your meals, we have a lot more to offer than just snacks: a nourishing and delicious breakfast including coffee, hot chocolate, tea, juices, cornflakes, cereals, fruit, baguette, cheese and a selection of cold cuts and sweet spreads will guarantee a good start into the morning! Use the rich buffet to prepare some packed lunch for the day. As days at the beach quicken the appetite, in the evenings you will enjoy a fresh and excellent 3-course-menu (salad, main course and dessert). No worries - vegetarians are kept in mind. Once a week we need your support: every guest is kindly asked to give our kitchen team a hand to prepare the dinner.
The surf class
Freistil is keen to provide every surfer - no matter if enthusiastic pro or curious beginner - with the best given opportunities to live that fantastic sport. Depending on the experiences you have, we split up our surf classes into different levels.
Surfing is definitely not an easy sport. It is really important to be professionally advised and equipped right from the beginning of the learning process. Step by step we get you on the board or help you optimizing your skills. Lessons (theory and practice) are held in English or German by licensed surf instructors that are fully-fledged at both: teaching and surfing.
You already attended a beginner surf course and neither a smooth take-off nor the surfing of smaller waves is a problem for you? If that's the case, the intermediate course is exactly what you are looking for! This programme has been developed for slightly experienced surfers to optimize their techniques and their style. At the very beginning of the intermediate training, we will determine your personal skills and potential to work out your individual objectives. The more experienced surfers will be motivated to try out difficult moves and to constantly keep the board in check.
Within the intermediate course, you will learn how to feel at ease with your board and the ocean. Your theoretical surfing skills will be broadened by lessons about the science of waves, fluidics, the tidal lore, potential sources of danger and weather & wave forecasts. Moreover, we videotape your surf sessions to make your learn from your mistakes and benefit from watching yourself progressing.
For all enthusiastic surfers - beginner, intermediate and advanced - we have the appropriate equipment at place. To keep our high-quality standard, we only cooperate with renowned manufacturers. You will be trained on BIC-Surfboards. For your surf class, we provide you with new freistil shortys and freistil rash-guards (lycras).
Have fun surfing!