Tag Archives: Coach Training


W4C is an award-winning organisation based in Cape Town led by surfers and mental health professionals. We have developed evidence-based learn-to-surf programmes that alleviate symptoms of trauma in at-risk youth. In 2016, we want to share our experience with you, so more young people can experience the joy of the ocean. We’re looking for dedicated, […]

W4C’s Apish named in ’10 Activists leading the way”

W4C’s Apish Tshetsha has been names on of 10 Activisits leading the way by Mahala magazine. Apish was one of the founding members of the Waves for Change movement, launching surf therapy programmes in his home township of Masiphumlelele back in 2011. At the time unemployed and out of school or training, Apish took it […]

Saved By The Beach

SAVED BY THE BEACH: DIMZA’S STORY “Survivor of a mob justice attack, “Dimza”‘s life has been transformed by the beach and Waves for Change. How did you spend your New Year break? Vuyani Makebe spent his on the beach, working as a newly qualified lifeguard. Why is this significant? Firstly, but for the timely intervention […]

Reflections on My Time in Glasgow

Bong’s Blog: Reflections on My Time in Glasgow I am proud to share a few highlights of my first international trip of many to come representing Waves for Change all over the globe. The trip overall was a phenomenal experience and opportunity to network with young leaders within the sport for development community. On the […]

With Good Supporters The Sky is the Limit

Sam blogs from the coach training day held at Table Mountain last week. Some people say they can do it on their own. I was always one of these people, I always believed I never needed support, but what I have come to learn this week is that however strong you think you are, there […]