Surf Education (Surf Life Saving)

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Key concepts

● Water safety
● Beach environment
● Role of lifeguards

Beach education is a theoretical and experiential based programme where students learn about surf and beach safety from experienced lifeguards. Students receive safety messages and put them into practice in a controlled environment.

●Receiving surf safety messages to help stay safe at the beach
● Understanding the role of lifeguards and the jobs they do on the beach
● Learning about the beach environment – rips, currents, waves and holes
● Participating in some fun beach games
● Tuition about water activities such as body boarding, swimming and tube rescues