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Simon Bornhoft Windsurfing Clinic

Join a Simon Bornhoft pro coaching windsurf clinic holidays with UK professional windsurfing coach providing expert tuition in the UK and overseas. On one of his 'Windwise' Clinics and Pro coaching holidays you'll work on your technique and improve your windsurfing skills whatever your level with Sportif providing ATOL bonded travel packages including tuition.

Simon Bornhoft Credentials
Simon is the architect for the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) UK National windsurfing coaching model 'Fastfwd' and author of the RYA Intermediate & Advanced Windsurfing Hand Books. In 2012 he was also the Olympic BBC windsurfing commentator. He is also Boards UK windsurfing magazine technical editor and contributor to many other windsurfing magazines such as Planchemag, Surf a Vela and Polish Windsurf. As with all Sportif pro coaches, Simon is one of the leading UK windsurfing coaching authorities in the UK with over 20 years of coaching experience.

His professional windsurfing career includes the following:

► 3 x National Freestyle Champion.
► Ex Mistral One Design National Freestyle Champion.
► Silver in Mistral One Design World Freestyle Championship.
► Silver in Mistral One Design World Racing Championship.
► Ex World Endurance Record Holder 98 hours non-stop windsurfing.
► 100 Mile Record Holder

Windwise Coaching
Simon's approach is to offer a very special windsurfing experience. By creating a warm welcome with informative and enjoyable coaching he succeeds in providing a highly effective learning environment. His internationally credited skills training and coaching systems ensures new and repeat guests enjoy a truly unforgettable week under his expert guidence, which is why so many come back every year. Simon's teaching style is all about learning in a fun environment without compromising on teaching standards.

Who are the courses for?
Whether you're perplexed by essential techniques, trying to break a plateau or seeking the ultimate goal we have dedicated coaching for your aspirations and level of experience.

Beginner / Improver Fast Start Course

For windsurfers new to the sport, you'll get maximum assistance and progression during a week long course. Includes coaching techniques, video feedback, land and on water sessions and regular social event and group dinners.

Improver - Intermediates Course
The framework for early to advanced intermediate progression. Course content includes effortless harnessing, swift footstraps, early planing, enhancing your stance, blasting control, quick beach starts, waterstarts, tacks and gybing. You'll gain confidence, control and build solid technique. Expect a great time on and off the water with inspiring windsurfing experiences.

Advanced Course
If you are already in the straps, waterstarting and making the odd gybe but want to move things on, an Advanced course is for you. Simon Bornhoft will move your windsurfing to the next level with specific technique tuition for your particular needs covering super early planing, using smaller boards, snappier gybes, low volume tacks, high wind control, jumps and freestyle.

Freewave Course
If you want to learn how to sail wave boards, jump, ride waves and crack that loop (optional), this course is designed for you! You must be able to waterstart and blast comfortably on a sub 100L board. Under Simon Bornhoft's expert guideance you can master new conditions and surprise yourself at what you can achieve in a week. Perfect your short board skills, learn gybe variations and all in the company of others at the same level. 



The Sportif Experience

With over 30 years experience Sportif has become the UK's leading specialist windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing and dive holiday company. As a fully bonded ATOL license holder you can be reassured that all elements of your holiday are fully secured and your money safe. Sportif are the original windsurfing and kitesurfing tour operator, established in 1982 and now offering over 50 of the best destinations around the world to enjoy your chosen sport.



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