Surfing is not just for the young and carefree; it’s a thrilling and invigorating sport that can be embraced by all ages. At Aotearoa Surf, we firmly believe that surfing is for everyone, regardless of age. So join us and explore the journey of learning to surf as an adult!
If you’ve ever dreamt of riding the waves and experiencing the joy of surfing, now is the perfect time to dive in. In this blog, we will highlight how Aotearoa Surf can guide you every step of the way towards discovering a new passion.
1. Embracing the Surfing Mindset:
As an adult starting to learn how to surf, it’s important to embrace the right mindset. Approach surfing with a sense of curiosity, enthusiasm, and a willingness to learn. Let go of any self-imposed limitations and remember that age is just a number. Surfing is an activity that transcends age and allows you to connect with nature. Challenge yourself, and experience moments of pure joy and exhilaration. Aotearoa Surf’s Womens Wellness Retreat is a womens only weekend getaway combining surfing, yoga & healthy mindsets. It’s the perfect way to get in touch with your inner well-being while learning to surf!
2. Professional Instruction and Guidance:
At Aotearoa Surf, we are dedicated to providing professional instruction and guidance to adult surfers. Our experienced instructors understand the unique needs and concerns of adult surfers and will tailor the teaching approach accordingly. Whether you’re a complete beginner or have some previous experience, the 2 Hour Group Lessons or Private Surf Lessons will guide you through all surf the fundamentals. Ensuring that you build a strong foundation and develop the necessary skills to surf with confidence.
3. Learning at Your Own Pace:
One of the advantages of learning to surf as an adult is the ability to progress at your own pace. Our instructors will create a supportive and inclusive learning environment where you can feel comfortable. They will break down the learning process into manageable steps. Allowing you to build skills gradually and gain confidence at each stage. Embrace the journey of learning and celebrate your personal achievements along the way.
4. Ocean Safety and Awareness:
As an adult learner, it’s important to prioritise ocean safety. As well as develop a solid understanding of surf etiquette. Our instructors will provide valuable insights on reading ocean conditions, identifying potential hazards, and practising proper surf etiquette. By learning about ocean safety, you’ll feel more confident in the water. Along with being able to navigate the surf breaks with greater awareness.
5. Connecting with a Community:
Surfing is not just about riding waves; it’s also about building connections and becoming part of a vibrant surfing community. Through our surf school, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other adult learners who share your passion for surfing. Our Surf Sistas programme is excellent for this, it’s a 4, 6 or 12 week progressive programme where you get to know and surf with the same women every week! You’ll find yourself in a supportive network of individuals who are eager to share their experiences, offer encouragement, and celebrate your progress.
Learning to surf as an adult is an exciting and rewarding journey that opens up a world of adventure and personal growth. At Aotearoa Surf, we are committed to helping individuals of all ages discover the joy of surfing and experience the thrill of catching their first wave. With professional instruction, a supportive learning environment, and a focus on ocean safety, you can embark on this new endeavour with confidence and enthusiasm. So, embrace the wave, let go of any doubts, and unlock the incredible joy and fulfilment that comes from learning to surf as an adult. It’s never too late to start a new hobby, and we’re here to guide you every step of the way.