In case you are not yet a windsurfer, Bastysurf Center gives you the chance to learn how to windsurf under extremely favorable conditions.
On the other hand, if you are not a beginner any more you can improve yourself refreshing your technique, learning new tricks and keeping yourself updated with the latest windsurf news.
It consists of: 1-hour THEORY (to have the basics about winds, runs and how to handle the equipment ) and of 5-hour PRACTICE (to learn the basics of windsurf with the help of a simulator on the beach).
At the end of the course you will be able to sail by yourself with light wind.
Over two million surfers are in possession of a basic windsurfing certificate. Four education associations from Austria, Switzerland and Germany have joined forces to VAW (United Water Education Associations) and assign a single basic license, which is officially required in some waters in Germany.
The VDWS is a founding member of VAW. The internationally known detection is particularly helpful when renting boards.
Many holiday clubs at home and abroad do the rental only on the license holder. Ask your instructors for the license!
Label since the 2003 season with confirmation fields of advanced skills to.
More infos about VAW here…
TRAINING FOR THE TEST
The training for VAW Windsurfing – basic license includes – depending on their previous experience – about 12 – 15 lessons in theory and practice. In our Center, with our Learning method ,you can get Grundschein in only 7 lesson(1 lesson=1hour). Goal of the course is to archeive: – sailing with about 3 Bft wind-surfing the training area- coming back safety to the starting point.
For the basic windsurfing licence a practical and a theoretical exam is required. Parts of the practical examination (e.g. construction and rigging, knots) can be checked during the course.
For the theoretical examination it is necessary to complete a questionnaire:
The minimun score requested to pass the theoretical examination is clearly indicated on the questionaire itself. If the minimun score is not reached, additional oral questions may be asked about the wrong or incomplete answers of the questionaire. In case of failure, the theoretical examination can be repeated after a reasonable study time.
RECENT BASIC LICENCE
We recommend Kids to start windsurfing from the age of 6-7 years. VDWS School offer a special work-books for kids.When fourteeen , kids can get the adult licence after passing a new theoretical exam.
During this lesson you can make progress in whatever you want. Your instructor is at your disposal for any clarification you may need.
Together with him you can decide your own program according to your specific demands.
(Only for funboard course and when your instructor agrees on it)
Using tutorial videos, your instructor will help you to learn the hardest tricks, so that you can find them much easier and within your reach.
During the course your runs will be shot and afterwards you and your instructor will comment the film together in order to find and correct lack of precision.
Video corrections are really important to see and to understand mistakes in order to make progress.