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Who Are We?

THE SURF SCHOOL

The 'OnTheSpot' Surf School is a professional surf school based in Conil de la Frontera and El Palmar (Vejer) at the Costa de la Luz (Cadiz) in the south of Spain. All year long we provide high quality surf lessons to beginners & advanced surfers in English, Spanish, German, French and Dutch. The surf lessons take place at south of Spain's most popular surfing beach of "El Palmar" in Vejer de la Frontera and the 3 main beaches of Conil de la Frontera (playa de los Bateles, playa de la Fontanilla and playa de Fuente del Gallo). You can also rent the surfing material (surfboards, wetsuits and lycras) to go freesurfing. 

THE FOUNDER

The 'OnTheSpot' Surf School was founded in 2011 by Jochen Ghysels, a passionate surfer, skater and snowboarder from Belgium. Since a young age he fell in love with skateboarding, cruising down the streets of his hometown with his friends. Soon they tried snowboarding in the mountains and at the age of 20 he picked up surfing. He fell in love with the ocean inmediatly and decided to make a living from his passion. Now he opens his surf school in El Palmar from March untill November during the best months to learn to surf. From November to March he travels around the world in search of the best waves supported by Soul Surfboards and Emebeme... two brands who sponser and help him to make his dream come true. Here you can see him doing what he loves the most, at the famous big wave spot of Nazaré in Portugal.