What's your surf level?

arrow down

Find out about your level and which surf trips are best for you!

What's your surf level? 

Around 30% of our guests never touched a surfboard before. Some are more experienced surfers looking to score good conditions with old and new friends.

Read below to find out more about your surf level and what's the right surf trip for you.

surf lessons

Never Surfed Before

ABOUT YOU

"I have never surfed before and I would like to stand up on a surfboard. I can swim."

GOALS

Learn about surfing etiquette, safety in the water and surf equipment. Learn to stand up on the surfboard in the whitewater and progress towards riding unbroken waves!

RECOMMENDED TRIPS:

Find the perfect surf trip & catch your first waves.

0.0
surf lessons
beginner surfing
1.1

Beginner Surfer

ABOUT YOU

"I have tried surfing a few times before and would like to catch more waves, start riding them and turning left and right."

GOALS:

Improve your paddling skills and pop-up on the surfboard. Learn to get to pass the breaking waves to reach the line-up and start riding green waves. Work on your positioning and stance.

RECOMMENDED TRIPS

Find the perfect surf trip for Beginner surfers.

Advanced Beginner

ABOUT YOU

"I'm starting to catch and surf green waves on my own. I'd like to improve my timing, positioning and stance and become more independent in the water."

GOALS:

Improve your ability to read the ocean, position yourself in the line-up and catch the waves on your own with the right timing. Gain experience reaching the line-up and being a safe and autonomous surfer in the water.

RECOMMENDED SURF TRIPS

Find the perfect surf trip for Advanced Beginner surfers.

1.2
advanced beginner surfing
intermediate surfer
2.1

Intermediate surfer

ABOUT YOU

“I can reach the line-up and surf on my own. I can catch green waves consistently, riding the shoulder right and left in shoulder to head high waves.”

GOALS:

Improve your paddling and positioning in the water, master the basics like a solid bottom turn and the skills to duckdive better to get to the line-up. Start getting comfortable in different conditions by always getting in the water with experienced surf guides.

RECOMMENDED TRIPS:

2x video analysis and “always-on” guiding.
Join the Surf Explorer Surf Trips: Fuerteventura, Mirleft, Algarve.  


Advanced Intermediate

ABOUT YOU

“I am a confident surfer, can can take off in most wave conditions and I am working on my manoeuvres. I want to surf fun conditions and know the area better.”

GOALS

Surf a variety of wave conditions and focus on improving your technique with 2x/week video analysis. Learn how to position yourself on the peak and generate speed on the wave, starting from the bottom turn and the top turn. Discover the area and various surf spots.

RECOMMENDED TRIPS

2x video analysis and “always-on” guiding.
Join the Surf Explorer Surf Trips: Fuerteventura, Mirleft, Algarve.

2.2
advanced intermediate surfer
advanced surfer
3.0

Advanced Surfer

ABOUT YOU

“I am a more experienced surfer. I want to surf my brains out and score quality waves.”

GOALS

Score good surf with friends and discover a new destination.

RECOMMENDED TRIPS

Get in touch for the best recommendation.

advanced surfer

Easily get in touch if you have any question!

WhatsApp Ric
wave icon

FIND THE BEST SURF TRIP FOR YOUR LEVEL!

FIND YOUR SURF TRIP

read our past surf tribers' reviews

1% of every booked surf trip
goes to nonprofit
organizations that protect & clean
our oceans.
Your next surf adventure starts here. Improve your surfing in unique destinations, together with your tribe.
JOIN A TRIP
© 2022 The Surf Tribe GmbH. All rights reserved. Founded in 🇨🇭. Stay stoked.