Shokogi in Selina Playa Venao has over 30 years of combined experience teaching surfing to surfers of all levels from beginners to pro. Playa Venao is one of the best places to surf in Panama since it is a 3 kilometer long beach break with waves year round. Come to our warm waters and learn how to ride waves.
5 days of surf lessons can be taken by those who are new to surfing and wish to become independent in the water. Those who have experience can also take these surf classes in Playa Venao to step up your game and create skills and knowledge that will improve your performance.
Catch your first waves and develop confidence as you learn how to stand on a surfboard. Beginner class includes learning surf terminology, safety and ocean awareness. Learn about surf equipment and how to control your surfboard. Learn how to paddle and take off while mastering the pop-up. In your surf class in Playa Venao you will learn to understand the waves and line-up etiquette. As well as how to improve your stability and paddle power. Classes include out of water exercises and practical training techniques.
Get to the next level by learning how to choose the right boards and the right waves. These surf lessons in Playa Venao will teach you tricks like how to paddle through waves and do “duck-dives” as well as “turtle-roll”. You will also learn how to bottom turn and come up the face, as well as how to generate speed. Students will perform technical maneuvers such as carving, cutbacks/ roundhouse and snaps. Learn how to breathe correctly in order to improve performance and conserve energy.
Advanced surf lessons in Playa Venao will use theory and video analysis to improve your skills. Learn how to conserve your energy, breathe work and heart-rate control. Expand your vision, set your target and broaden your time on the face. These classes will teach you rail-to-rail surfing techniques, as well as how to place your foot and how to adjust your arms when making technical maneuvers. Learn how to pick the right waves, time between sets and wave periods and how to fine-tune your takeoff position.
5 days of board rentals
5 lessons of 1 hour each
Available: year round.
Time: 1 hour.
What to bring? bathing suit, flip flops or aqua shoes, towel, sunscreen, hat and change of clothes.
Important information: you need to notify your surfing level to the instructors or to us. Children can join from any age as long as they know how to swim.