CHENNAI's
First SURF SCHOOL

For first timers who want to just try for a day and for those who want see if surfing is your cup of tea, go for our Discover Surf plans. Then... Bay Of Life's structured continuous learning makes you proficient in the sport and in ocean safety no matter which beach your travels might take you to.

WHAT YOU LEARN

  • Surfing in the Sea!
  • Catching waves and Surfing
  • Knowledge on Surfing
  • How to read the ocean and weather
  • Understanding waves and rip
  • Loads of Ocean safety
  • SPECIALY DEIGNED AND TIME TESTED  CURRICULUM BY BAY OF LIFE
  • Experience Certified instructors, knowledgeable,  friendly & approachable team. 

WHAT YOU TRAIN FOR

  • Ocean surf training on soft-top boards & Hard top board depending on skill level. 
  • Understanding surf equipment and gear
  • Surfing methodology and skill training
  • Entering and exiting the water safely
  • Surf etiquette
  • Understanding various types of currents in the sea
  • Secondary surfing safety skills
  • Exceptional Understanding of waves and breaks 

Course completion certificate from Bay of Life.

Click here for FAQ’s  Scroll down for plans and courses

Surfing Experiences & Courses

All packages include, sport specific instructors, boards & equipment and showers & change rooms

First time tryouts & Experience

Discover Surf

Discover Surf Group Lesson

Our introductory beginner tryout session. Ideal for individuals and groups who are comfortable in chest deep water and have basic pool swimming skills. This package is a combination of a short theory (15 mins - ocean safety 101 briefing and rest of the time you will be surfing in the sea assisted by the group instructor. CLICK FOR MORE

Discover surf Group Session

Duration 1.5 hrs. | Instructor Ratio 1:3
View Course

Discover SURF 1O1

Discover sURF Private Session

Private One on One Beginner tryout session. Ideal for Kids- 6 years to 16 years and adults who are non swimmers or who need exclusive attention. CLICK FOR MORE

Discover surf private Session

Duration 1.5 hrs. | Instructor Ratio 1:1
View Course

Discover SURF EXPERIENCE

150 Mins of awesomeness!

Discover surf + A full blown Bay of Life experience! Ocean awareness and a longer surf session. Includes our mind blowing 'Ocean Science & Safety' interactive session where you learn the read the ocean like a book! Immersive, exclusive, lifechanging. CLICK FOR MORE

Discover surf experience

Duration 2.5 hrs. | Instructor ratio 1:1
View Course

structured courses

LEvel 1: BAY OF LIFE FOUNDATION COURSE

FWF : A solid foundation

15 sessions beginner course that is designed to give the student a solid foundation in ocean safety and surfing. Structured with practical classes and ocean safety theory this course will be the foundation to all things ocean in your life. CLICK FOR MORE

FIRST WAVE FOUNDATION COURSE

10 Sessions | Duration 1.5 hrs. | Instructor Ratio 1:1
Book

LEVEL 2 : NEXT WAVE -ADVANCED BEGINNER - nwa

The real learning curve

After completion of the first wave foundation course you automatically move to the 'Next Wave Advanced Beginner' course. This is a 8 to 10 months course where you truly mature as a surfer and become a ocean worthy individual. here you are taught to master ocean safety and take on small to medium size waves with a smile. CLICK FOR MORE

Next Wave ADVANCED BEGINNER

AFTER COMPLETING FWF Duration 1.5 hrs. | 2 days a week | 8 days a month | Instructor Ratio 1:3 Training on Long & Fun boards
View Course

LEVEL 3 : CUT BACK - INTERMEDIATE

CUTBACK INtermediate

This is where it gets really interesting. This is when you are learning and doing your cut backs and bottom turns, taking off sideways and riding the face of the wave. In short the true surfing euphoria starts here. This course has all the quiver of boards and instructor to help you nail those moves and prepare yourself to the next level. CLICK FOR MORE

cutback intermediate

AFTER COMPLETING NWA. Duration 1.5 hrs. | 6 days a month Instructor ratio 1:2. Training on Fun and Short boards
View Course

LEVEL 1 : BARREL MASTER - ADVANCED COURSE

barrel master- advanced

If you make it to here, then you won't need us anymore. But yet, if you want to sharpen your skills and you are aiming to compete professionally or you are young and need supervision then this course is fitted just for that. CLICK FOR MORE

barrel master- advanced

AFTER COMPLETING CUTBACK INTER 6 Classes / month - Duration : 6 months 1.5 hrs. | 1:4 Instructor Ratio | Training on Fun and Short boards
View Course

ISA INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATIONS

CAREER COURSES

Want to make a career in surfing? Are you passionate of teaching ocean sports? You can apply for instructor certification courses and go pro. These courses are conducted by SFI and ISA in India, and in partner location in S.E Asia. Talk to us for more details.

ISA Level 1 Surf/SUP

DATES, DURATION & FEE will be announced soon.
Coming soon

Why Bay of Life

Learn right stay safe make the ocean your playground

PROFESSIONAL SAFETY

Professionals Certified by International Surfing Association, Surfing Federation of India, Wilderness medicine institute USA and NOLS USA. You are in safe hands.

Trusted Knowledge

Bay of Life is known for its scientific approach to ocean safety and sport. Benefit from 9 years of ocean studies and research

child friendly shalow beach

The Bay of Life Surf spot is shallow and sheltered in the cove of Kovalam, a safe haven for beginners and non swimmers.

FAQ's

Of course! That’s the point! First timers can learn to surf with us. You also get to learn about the sea and ocean swimming.
For discover surf you don’t. For the courses basic pool swimming is required. Ocean swimming is part of the course.
 
We are Chennai’s first surf school and first accredited one. With a beginner friendly shallow beach and 5 safety certification and accreditation from SFI you are in safe hands. Both team wise and beach wise!