The Escape Surf School Newquay Cornwall

performance 2021


A weekend of Technical Surf Coaching, with Video Analysis, Surf Specific Training and Yoga

When: Dates TBC (contact us to be informed)

Cost: £180 per person


This weekend is aimed at those intermediate surfers, who although are able to paddle, pop-up and  turn, but require further development of existing skills, to improve their surfing performance. We will break down surfing into specific skill sets and development areas, which can be built on top of each other, accelerating progress and building confidence.

What’s included:

  • 3 x technical surf coaching sessions. These sessions will be filmed from the water and from the shore
  • Detailed analysis of the video footage,with specific feedback regarding areas of improvements, which will be actioned upon within the technical coaching sessions, then reviewed and improved within the 2nd and 3rd sessions.
  • Functional training sessions, focused on agility, balance, flexibility and posture
  • Surf specific Yoga & stretch session
  • Lifestyle and nutritional advice
  • 2 x  lunches
  • Booklets and information, covering all the areas of focus, including surfing technique, training programs, fitness regimes, nutrition and warm-ups

What you will achieve:

  • You’ll improve your surfing hugely throughout the weekend. The advantage of video analysis will allow you to understand what’s working for you and where you can improve. During and after the video analysis sessions, you will put this guidance into action
  • After the weekend, you will armed with the skills and building blocks, to improve specific development areas in your surfing. As well as using these skills during your own surfing sessions, you will also be able to use this, in areas outside of surfing, such as gym and exercise regimes, yoga, lifestyle & nutrition.
  • You’ll receive a take home information, covering surfing skills and training, fitness & nutrition

Why Escape Surf School?

The weekend will be led by Senior Coach Reubin Pearce, ISA level 2 surf coach and Head Coach / Owner Mike Young, ISA level 2 & BSA level 4 surf coach. 

Mike has surfed professionally for 30 years and has 20 years coaching experience. He has coached the British team, and some of the UK’s most successful surfers.

Reubin Pearce, has also surfed professionally for many years, in the UK, but also in Europe and around the world. He has a has a wealth of coaching experience and a real flair for imparting his vast knowledge of surfing and surfing fitness to our customers.

For more details of the team, see our team page

We hold a wide range of surf boards, including soft boards, hardboards, epoxy, fibreglass, in a variety of lengths and volume, and working with your specific areas of improvement, we’ll select the equipment that’s going to work for you. You will obviously have the ability to try a variety of boards throughout the weekend

We have fantastic facilities including hot showers, changing rooms, TV area, restaurant & bar, and a central location in Newquay overlooking Towan Beach

Broad Itinerary (subject to change, due to conditions & daylight hours). A detailed itinarary will be sent to all booked participants prior to the event. 

Day 1:

  • 8am: Meet & Greet / Briefing
  • 9.00am  Surf Session 1
  • 12noon: Lunch, including Analysis & Feedback
  • 2.00pm: Surf Session 2
  • 5.00pm: Yoga
  • 6.15pm: Video Analysis
  • 8.00pm End of Day 1

Day 2:

  • 9am: Welcome & Briefing
  • 9.30am Surf Specific Fitness and / or Surf Skate training
  • 11.00am Surf Session 3
  • 2.30pm: Lunch including Video Analysis & Feedback
  • 5pm Farewell 


To ensure all participants gain the most out of this weekend,  all surfers must be able to paddle onto unbroken waves unaided and consistently stand, traverse the wave and perform turns.

Book Surf Weekend

Booking Terms & Conditions

  • Space is limited, so bookings must be made in advance, with a 30% deposit. Full payment must be made 3 weeks prior to the weekend date
  • Cancellations 3 weeks or more to weekend will be accepted although the 30% deposit will be retained.
  • Cancellations, less than 3 weeks to the weekend cannot be accepted
  • We require a minimum of 6 people to run this course. If the course is cancelled due to minimum numbers not achieved, all deposits will be refunded
  • The exact itinerary is subject to change, and will be provided to you nearer the time. Daily start and end times, will vary, depending on surf conditions, daylight etc.
  • Price includes all equipment, although you are welcome to bring your own.