Coaching Schedule

The Surf Better Now coaching team offer an an extensive schedule of coaching extending through the 2022/2023 financial year. Through winter and Term 3, on beach coaching offerings effectively cease. 

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The Performance Pathway Plan detailed here highlights the Victoria’s Elite Athlete Selection Criteria and covers the Strategic Objectives, Underpinning Focus and Pathway Rationale of Surfing Victoria’s performance coaching programs. 

We prioritise our Video Review coaching services offered through Surf Better Now. This is available to all surfers, not just Victorian Junior Pathway athletes. If you’d like to learn more, or submit video for review, head to

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For details on how these athletes have been identified, please refer to Surfing Victoria’s Performance Pathway Plan, available at this link.

– Elite Squad
– Pro Junior Targeted Group
– Mornington Peninsula Priority Athletes
– WQS Targeted Group


Our new Women’s focused coaching sessions.

These sessions are great opportunity to take time for yourself and progress your surfing and meet like minded women. These coaching sessions are for those who are paddling out, catching unbroken waves and successfully and are now looking to refine their skills, improve their style and progress their surfing.

Further information and the up to date calendar is available by clicking this link.

TERM 4 2022 AFTER SCHOOL coaching on the Surf Coast & Bellarine

6 week after school training block on the Surf Coast & Bellarine.

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Information will be communicated directly to Victorian Junior Surfing Team members. 

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The Saltwater Institute provides an opportunity for students to pursue their love of surfing while embracing educational excellence. It delivers a unique, extended program of high performance surf coaching in the mornings followed by our custom designed “In the Pipeline” curriculum.

The Surf Better Now coaching team deliver the performance coaching part of the program, encompassing valuable time in the water, fitness training, equipment refinement and video analysis. This is followed by a school curriculum program that is surfing and coastal focused while maintaining national education standards.

The curriculum harnesses the students’ interests with units such as Wind, Waves and Motion, Coastal Formation and Surfers’ Nutrition.

Applications for Term 2 2022 open soon.

Further information can be found at

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