Rob Barber's Bodyboarding School
Britain's only bodyboarding school offers lessons for all ability levels and all ages. The lessons can be as laid back or as formal as you like, with the emphasis being on learning in a fun, no pressure environment.
The school runs lessons all year round in and around Newquay in Cornwall, the more that you book the cheaper the lessons become. The shcool also offers the opportunity to hone your skills in Lanzarote, Bali and Morocco during its winter trips.
Bodyboarding offers a more accessible option to catching waves than surfing, it's safer, and the rewards come much quicker. Nonetheless, learning to master the sport at the top end the skill level is just as high as surfing.
Rob Barber's Bodyboard Coaching Trips
Does escaping the cool waters of England for a week or two of bodyboarding and chilling out in tropical temperatures sound like a good idea to you?
Well now's your chance with Rob Barber's Bodyboard Coaching trips abroad.
The course caters for groups of riders of mixed ability, surfari-ing each day to score the best conditions. The trips use the best coaches in the game to help teach you to bodyboard or improve your current riding ability whilst enjoying the incredible climate, meeting like-minded bodyboarders and generally chilling out.
The trips offer a great tune up during a long cold winter, or a great introduction to the sport. The school started its coaching holidays in 2001 and are still the best value for money by far. The quality and the experience of the coaches can't be matched; all the coaches are British Surfing Associated qualified, insured, experienced lifeguards - some with 20 years surfing experience and 15 years world wide travelling experience. The school has a 65 per cent return of business with its coaching trips abroad; you won't be disappointed.
British Bodyboard Club:
The official club promotes, maintains, safeguards and improves bodyboarding both nationally and internationally. BBC events include the British Student Championships and British Open National Championship tour events, open to both amateur and professional bodyboarders. Divisions run from grommet under-12s to veteran over-45s.
ThreeSixty Bodyboarding Magazine:
ThreeSixty is the most respected bodyboard magazine in Europe. A cornerstone of British bodyboarding for more than 20 years, the Newquay-based publication is known around the world and puts the spotlight on up-and-coming British talent as it does the world's best. Sick photos, inspiring articles, fascinating interviews, rider profiles, industry news, regional roundups and more pack the pages of the mag, which is released quarterly.
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