DHSA SCHOOL HOLIDAYS INTRODUCTORY CLINIC

The DHSA Introductory Clinic is ideal for the grom who’s thinking about joining, or just joined a junior club &wants to build confidence & improve their surfing in a positive & stoked environment. 

Strengthen your skills, knowledge & confidence in the line-up at a 3 lesson introductory clinic with the Damon Hayes Surf Academy. This introductory clinic will focus on manoeuvres, style, technique, flow, competition skills & fitness & will give you an understanding of how a coach can improve your surfing.

DHSA SHIC Day 1 – Surfing evaluation day with direct structured feedback.

DHSA SHIC Day 2 – Implement Surfing evaluation feedback.

DHSA SHIC Day 3 – Competition drills, how to compete, heat structure & mock heats.

Analysis and feedback will be provided during & after each coaching sessions verbally with the students & parents. After each class a personalised evaluation will be emailed.

1.5 hour sessions per day over 3 days from 6:00am – 7:30am. Sessions to be held at Trigg beach.

No more than 6 people per lesson as this allows each individual to gain maximum feedback & knowledge from Damon at the introductory clinic.

DHSA INTRODUCTORY CLINIC SESSION 1 –  8th, 9th, 10th January

DHSA INTRODUCTORY CLINIC SESSION 2 – 15th, 16th, 17th January

DHSA INTRODUCTORY CLINIC SESSION 3 – 22nd, 23rd, 24th January

DHSA INTRODUCTORY CLINIC SESSION 4 – 29th, 30th, 31st January

To book, choose either session one, two, three or four. 

The DHSA School Holidays Introductory Clinic is $160 for 3 lessons.


DHSA 1

You are confident surfing out the back, catching waves and attempting more difficult manoeuvres. DHSA 1 is designed to help improve your general surfing. Main focus is on manoeuvres, style, technique, line up positioning, equipment and heat drill structure. The DHSA 1 session is 8 weeks long and held during school Term 1, with coaching taking place once per week x 8 weeks. No more than 6 people per lesson will be involved with one lesson per the 8 weeks. Structured information and feedback will be provided after each coaching session verbally and written.

This is ideal for the surfer ready to start competing at a club level and school competitions.

We require a minimum of 8 x 1 hour lessons to implement coaching skills. To book, choose either Friday or Saturday classes. DHSA 1 classes are held from 6.00am - 7.00am.

DHSA 1 is $400 for 8 lessons.


DHSA 2

You have advanced your surfing level, completed DHSA 1 and now require specific training to help refine your skill set. The DHSA 2 course is 8 weeks long and held during school Term 1, with coaching taking place once per week x 8 weeks. Giving focus to manoeuvres, style, technique, flow, competition skills, fitness and footage analysis when required. No more than 4 people per lesson will be involved. Specific structured information and feedback will be provided after each coaching session verbally and written.

Recommended for people who are wanting to compete at a state and national level.

We require a minimum of 8 x 1 hour lessons to implement coaching skills. To book, choose either Tuesday or Thursday classes. DHSA 2 classes are held from 6.00am - 7.00am. 

DHSA 2 is $500 for 8 lessons. 


DHSA COMPETITION

Our competition training sessions focuses on heat drills and preparation. Key areas are strategies for specific locations, judging criteria, heat drills, mind/body preparation before and on competition day. Also, an overview of manoeuvres and style will be implemented. Damon has worked with top level WCT professionals and will share with you the knowledge and experience from his coaching with the elite WCT surfers. Footage analysis provided when required. Recommended for surfers competing at a National, Pro Junior and WQS level. 2 people maximum per session. Structured information and feedback will be provided after each coaching session. 

We require a minimum of 3 x 1.5 hour lessons to implement coaching skills. 

DHSA Competition sessions to be booked direct with Damon via email or phone to correlate with your selected events. Sessions recommended to be scheduled 3 weeks before actual event date.


SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMS

We have programs designed for school holidays, providing skills to improve surfing techniques, style, manouvers, training and competing. Please scroll to the top of the page to the DHSA SCHOOL HOLIDAYS INTRODUCTORY CLINIC for our latest school holiday program.


TRAVEL EVENTS

We can consult on events that are being hosted locally, east coast and overseas, providing skills to improve surfing techniques, style, manoeuvres, training competing. You will also learn how to travel and adapt to different situations on land and in the water.


ONE ON ONE COACHING

We offer specialised one-on-one training for surfers who want to work with Damon as closely as possible. Giving focus to manoeuvres, style, technique, flow, competition skills, fitness and footage analysis when required. Specific structured information and feedback will be provided after each  


NOTE – Parents with children who are being coached should attend all lessons and overviews with the coach, and if you want to surf you will be assessed for no cost.