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3 months surf instructor course

Becoming a great surfinstructor on the surfinstructor course! You’re looking for a 12-week epic surf adventure in Morocco? You want sandy beaches to be your lifetime office like ours? Look no further! We provide you that dream at Surf Paradise!! …Live the dream and become a surf instructor in our 3 months instructor course!

Living the surfersdream in Paradise

You live with the other students in the Surf Paradise Morocco surf house located right next to worldçlass surfbreaks, the surfhouse is fully dedicated to surfing. You will dive deep in the Moroccan surfers-life by surfing every day and meet other like minded surfers from all over the world.

On down-time we organise fantastic daytrips, Arabic lessons, rooftop party’s and multiple days-surftrips to learn more about the Moroccan culture and celebrate your holiday!

 

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Go from Zero to Hero!

The Surf Paradise Morocco surfinstructor course offers a 12 week program that is officially endorsed by the ISA and Moroccan Surf Federation. In 12 weeks we will prepare you to get your ISA surf instructor certificate Level 1. By surfing every day from sunrise till sunset, learning surf theory and following extra workshops you will learn all essensial aspects that you need to know to become a full-fledged surf instructor.

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Surfing from Sunrise till sunset, day after day!

The waves in Morocco are regarded as some of the best in the world. Here you’ll find long beaches that are perfect for beginners, alongside incredible point breaks that will leave even the most seasoned surfers breathless. After a healthy delicious surfersbreakfast we check the waves from the rooftop and decide where we will surf today. Around 9:30 we head up to one of the surfspots to find the best waves possible

What do you learn?

  • Practical development of beginner to intermediate and expert surf skills
  • Ocean safety, ocean awareness, fitness training
  • Access to a variety of waves
  • Expert instruction by qualified coaches to achieve catching, riding, and turning on unbroken waves
  • Increased surf theory, and exposure to more challenging waves
  • Increased ocean fitness, paddling power and confidence
  • Provide up to 200 hours surflessons
  • Provide up to 40 hours of practical coaching experience
  • Use of video analysis to improve surfing techniques
 

For Who is this 3 months surf instructor course?

-> All levels are welcome (from very first beginner to advanced surfers)
-> Minimum 18 years old
-> Perfect for people who love the ocean, sports, sun, beach and adventures!
-> Great idea for gabyears or a break in your life!

Where do we surf?

The area of Taghazout and Tamraght are surrounded by many worldclass surfbreaks. A surfmap filled with surfspots from beginner to advanced level within 30 minutes driving. This is the reason that this area is perfect for improving your surf quickly.

Every morning we check the weather and wave forecast to see where the best waves are rolling in. We ride along the beaches and decide where to surf.

During your surfinstructor course your surf will improve from beginner to intermediate/advanced. We choose that surfspot that fits your level. In the first weeks we start on easy beachbreak waves to catch as much waves as possible. Like this you will learn how to stand-up and ride waves. Later on we will challenge you to surf open green waves. When you manage to take green waves we will bring you to different surfspots to learn how to deal with different kind of breaks and waves.

Your assessment week

We end the 12 weeks course with the assesment week. During this exciting week you will show what you have learned. The jury of the ISA vederation will see if you use the right techniques for your ISA LEVEL 1 surf instructor certificate.

For your certificate you must do a surf session in the water while the jury is observing you. They will judge you on your performance at that time. It is therefore important that you are in top condition and performing perfectly at that moment. If everything goes well, you will receive your surf instructor certificate!

A typical day

Our surfing schedule changes daily as the surfing conditions change daily. To give you an idea here a typical surf day.

  • 09:30 – 10:00 Breakfast

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Surfcourse on the beach

  • 12:00 – 13:00 Beachlunch

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Surfcourse on the beach/theory lessons

  • 17:00 – 18:00 sunset yogasession
  • 18:00 Teabreak on the terrace

  • 20:00 – 21:00 Dinner

  • 21:00 Extra activities

After surf activities

Of course you are here for surfing, but that is definitely not all that we or Morocco has to offer! During your stay here you can expect to visit Paradise Valley, a fantastic oase full of green, palmtrees and places for cliffjumping, sandboarding in the Small Sahara, visiting the collorful souks of Agadir, a trip to the busy city Marrakesh, climbing one of the highest mountains of Aftica: Toubkal, Joining yogasessions, meeting lots of cool and interesting people, even cooler locals and the food is to die for! And this will be your home! To be able to really connect and interact with the local people, we also provide weekly Arabic/Darija language lessons.  As mentioned before we also offer several surftrips around Morocco.

  • 1 time a week sunset yoga
  • 1 time per week Arabic lessons
  • 1 time per week surf work-outs
  • Expedition Paradise Valley
  • Sandboarding in the Small Sahara
  • Trip to Marrakesh
  • Daytrip to the souks of Agadir
  • Hikes on the beach and in the mountains
  • Hike to the highest mountain of Morocco: Toubkal
  • Surftrip to Sidi Ifni & Mirleft
  • Surftrip to Immesouane
  • Surftrip to Tifnit

Accommodation

You will be staying at the surf & yoga house in Tamraght, Morocco. The surf house is owned by Suzanne (from Holland) and Zouhir (Moroccan surfchampion). Relax on the end of the days in the surfcamp enjoy the stunning oceanview over the bay and meet other like-minded surfers. The homely and traditional house is newly renovated with a lot of detail, brand new, and clean to European standards. All rooms have European beds, closets, and hot showers. All the rooms have their unique traditional moroccan style. The surfcamps is small and cozy, you will meet other surfers or you can just relax in the tropical garden or oceanview terrace!

The surfcamp facilities

  • fantastic view over the ocean! Check the waves from your bed!
  • Small homestay where you get to know the staff and the guests
  • Daily fun activities witch you can join (Yoga, sandboarding, henna night etc.)
  • A tropical garden: relax in our hammocks or eat some oranges from the trees!
  • Our surfcamp restaurant is offering meals and delicious drinks all day long
  • A very happy and motivated team that is eager to share their deep passion of surfing and yoga with you!

 

The accommodation includes:

  • WiFi in the whole surfcamp
  • Clean towels & linen are provided
  • 24/7 happy hosts available that helps you out with everything
  • Daily delicious breakfast on the rooftop
  • Unlimited using of all surfcamp services
  • Choose between a shared room or private room
  • Lot's of nice evening activities to join!

The host

Great to welcome you in sunny Morocco and great to meet you! I'm Suzanne: born and raised in Holland but now living in the collorful Morocco for already 10 years. I did set up our small and cozy surfcamp in Morocco together with my husband: Zouhir, who is also national surf champion and pro-surfer. Together with our team we love to welcome you and show you not only the touristic side of Morocco but also the raw and pure Morocco that is very beautiful aswell! We have experienced that it is all about the beautiful people that you meet along the road, the fantastic memories you make and the endless fun that you had that makes a holiday unforgettable. That is why we as team not only offering you the best service possible but also connect with you and share our deep passion of surfing and yoga with you!

The surfinstructor

Zouhir is Moroccan surfchampion 2007 & 2008, coach of young upcoming pro-surfers and founder of Surf Paradise Morocco. He loves to share his deep passion for surfing with travellers from all over the world. Since he was just a little kid he was already surfing the big waves of this area so he knows exactly where the waves works the best. He is really motivated to get you to that next level. Also Zouhir loves to make videos and analyzing your surf during the evenings to progress your surf even better.

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Itineraries

Arrival

Transport from Agadir Airport

Send your flightnumber and exact arrival time to Surf Paradise Morocco and there will be a taxi driver welcoming you from the airport to bring you savely and easy to the surfcamp. He will help you out with all your luggage!

Your accommodation

Your accommodation

After surfing we come back to the surfhouse for some time to relax and rewind. Your stay at the surfhouse of Surf Paradise Morocco will definitely be worth is! The homely house with fantastic oceanview is a base for surfers from all over the world. You will share your room with other students and travelers. The oceanview terrace and tropical garden are perfect spots to find some quiet time for yourself.

Surflessons

Surflessons

In your package you have 5 surf training days per week. We start around 10:30 AM. Choose your wetsuit and surfboard and then we drive to one of the best surfspots of the day! The surfinstructor decide what surf program you will get depending on your level. On the beach you will get a delicious lunch served during the break! We will have fun in and out the water on the beach till around 16:00 and then we're heading back to the surfcamp

Yoga and surf work-outs

Yoga and surf work-outs

Yoga is a perfect way to stretch your muscles after surfing. Once a week you can join the yogasessions during sunset. For building up strength and balance we offer our students once a week a surfers work-out in the morning.

Delicious dinners

Dinners

5 times a week you get a delicious meal served on the terrace. The delicious meals, cooked by our chef are based on a surfers diet. Fish BBQ, Moroccan tajines, Couscous or pasta nights are one of our favourites. After dinner it is possible to drink some beers or wine, play some games, or go partying in Agadir. You can also join the campfire parties that we organise once in a while!

Surftrip Mirleft & Sidi Ifni

Surftrip Mirleft & Sidi Ifni

On a 3day during trip we visiting the South of Morocco. Fining the perfect wave on undiscovered, secret surfspots. This trip is a fantastic way to gain surfskills on different type of waves. We’ll stay on a basic camping next to a hidden beach with fantastic waves. Making campfires, surfing all day on empty line-ups, exploring the coastline… The perfect combination for an unforgettable surftrip!

Surftrip Imesouane

Surftrip Imesouane

Imesouane is the main holiday destination for long-boarders. The Bay of Imesouane offers a spectacle of long waves that are rolling in, and can least for up to 3KM. When the swell is right we will leave the surfcamp in the early morning for a 2hour ride to Imesouane. Surfing all day with a stunning view over the mountains, eating fresh fish and listening to local Moroccan music!

Visit Marrakesh + climbing Toubkal

Visit Marrakesh + climbing Toubkal

A visit to Morocco isn’t complete without seeing Marrakesh! Shop till you drop in the souks, finding Jemaa el-Fnaa and drinking Moroccan tea. After visiting Marrakesh we heading to the mountains of Morocco. Climbing the highest mountain: Toubkal. It is a 2 day hike towards the top. We sleep in a mountain lodge in the mountains.

Cliffjumping in Paradise Valley

Cliffjumping in Paradise Valley

Deep in the mountains of Morocco is an oase called Paradise Valley. This beautiful oase in the middle of the mountains is filled with palm trees and clear blue natural pools. During this daytrip we will hike, swim and the daredevils can try cliffjumping!

Sandboarding

Sandboarding

Try surfing in another way! On this trip we will go sandboarding in the small Sahara during sunset. After an beautiful ride along the Atlantic ocean coastline, we pass multiple villages such as Tamri, banana plantations and surf spots we arrive at the sanddunes. We surf on the sandy dunes, looking over the wild ocean and learn how to surf on sand! We make sure to plan our visit during sunsets for the most fasinating views, collors and a magical experience!

Sunrise / sunset surf

Sunrise / sunset surf

Who doesn't het stoked from a sunrise/sunset surf session?! Being out there alone in the line-up seeing the sun setting in the ocean. This is marked as one of the most magical moments amongst a lot of visitors of Surf Paradise Morocco

Assessment week

Your assessment week

We end the 12 weeks course with the assesment week. During this exciting week you will show what you have learned. The jury of the ISA vederation will see if you use the right techniques for your ISA LEVEL 1 surf instructor certificate.

Departure

Departure

We hope that you had a fantastic time at Surf Paradise Morocco and the goodbye will be hard. On your departure day you can reservate a taxi to the airport. The taxi driver will help you on the way back!

5 times a week surflessons

11 weeks surflessons 5x per week by certificated surfinstructors

– Practical lessons in the water
– Theory lessons
– coaching experience
– surfboard and wetsuit rental

12 weeks accommodation

12 weeks accommodation in shared room.
– WiFi
– Shared bathroom with hot water
– Unlimited free of use Surf Paradise Morocco surfcamp services

daily breakfast + meals

– daily breakfast
– 5x lunch per week
– 5x dinner per week

Transport

– Transport from and to Agadir Airport for start and end of the course
– 5 days per week transport to the surfspots

Surfworkshops

-Lifeguard workshop
-First Aid
-Theory lessons

Yoga & surf workouts

– 12x Yogalessons
– 12x exlusive surf work-outs

Daytrips and surftrips

– Daytrip Paradise Valley
– Daytip Sandboarding in small Sahara
– Daytrips Souks Agadir
– Marrakesh (1day)
– Climbing Toubkal (2days)

– Surftrip Imesouane (1day)
– Surftrip Tifnit + Dwira (2days)
– Surftrip Sidi Ifni + Mirleft (3days)

Video analysis

Weekly Photos & Video Analysing

ISA surfinstructor Level 1 certificate

– Assessment week
– Level 1 Surf Qualification assessment and SLS lifeguarding assessment

Yes! We start with the very basics during this training. So even if you have never surfed for you you are able to join this program

With other student that are doing one of our program. Some stay longer and other stay shorter. The shared room is not always fully occupied so maybe you are lucky and staying alone in the room!

Many of participant on this trip combine this with studying or working abroad. In the surfcamp there is always a place where it is quiet so you can work a bit. Nothing better then working with a view over the ocean! You can plan to do this before or after surfing or in the evenings.

We start to explain a funny fact: Tamraght is a dry town. This means that no store will sell alcohol here... But(!!) that does not mean that you can’t get alcohol. Alcohol is available in Agadir, in restaurants, cafe’s and you can buy it in the shop. It is allowed to drink alcohol in the surfcamp and it is nice to enjoy a drink after a good day surfing. You can also buy duty free before departing in the airport.

Yes! Most of the participants are solo travellers and surfers!

– Swimsuit,
– Beach towel,
– Sunscreen (30+),
– Sunglasses,
– Flip flops,
– Beach bag
– Camera/ Gopro
– Something warm to wear at night and after surf
- hiking shoes
- A cap to protect yourself from the sun
- Clothes for sporting and hiking

Surfinstructor Course Start June 1st 2020 – 5495€ p.p.

Surf instructor course Start Oct 5th 2020 – 5495€ p.p.