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Surf LessonsSurfing

Surf Lessons

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I created this experience to be a very authentic day/morning in the life of a surfer. Not just a surf lesson. Guests and truly treated as family...Like going for a surf with your uncle Micah and really receive not only a comprehensive and thorough lesson, but also are immersed in an authentic experience that for some; create a new passion and way of life. I hope you join me for a fun surf here in Santa Barbara.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Learn to Surf at Venice Beach (Group Surf Lesson)Surfing

Learn to Surf at Venice Beach (Group Surf Lesson)

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Learn to surf at one of California’s most famous spots during this introductory surfing class at Venice Beach. This class is suitable for all levels, whether it's your first time surfing or you are advancing your skills. Spend some time training on the beach, then hop in the Pacific Ocean for instruction in the water, followed by time for practice.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa CruzSurfing

Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa Cruz

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Get wet while learning to surf in Santa Cruz, a picturesque coastal California town popular with surfers. Your 3-hour lesson starts with the basics of how to paddle out, pop up, balance, and catch a wave, along with surfing etiquette and understanding the ocean. Your instructor has you practice on the beach before accompanying you into a spot with small waves that are ideal for beginners. Includes all necessary equipment and instruction.
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  • 3 hours
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Beginner Surfing in San Francisco (Pacifica Beach)Surfing

Beginner Surfing in San Francisco (Pacifica Beach)

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Learn to surf in Pacifica, a picturesque town on the California coast just south of San Francisco. Your expert instructor covers all basics so that you can begin to catch some waves. Learn how to read the ocean, paddle out, pop up, balance and ride the waves, along with the etiquette of the surf world. Start practicing on the beach and in shallow waters before heading further out, with the assistance of your instructor available throughout your 3-hour lesson. Choose a morning or mid-day lesson that suits your schedule, with all necessary equipment provided.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Private Surf LessonSurfing

Private Surf Lesson

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Pro instructors will teach you to ride waves on your own regardless of your age or skill level. We have the best surf instructors and highest quality gear of any other surf school and can't wait to get you out in the water.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

2 Hour Surf LessonStand Up Paddleboarding

2 Hour Surf Lesson

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Make like a Californian and learn to surf in the Pacific Ocean with this small-group class in Venice. Your instructor will lead you through some on-land theory and practice, then you'll hit the surf and ride some waves with your provided wetsuit and board. Beginners welcome.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Private Surf Lessons in MalibuSurfing

Private Surf Lessons in Malibu

Everyone who visits California wants to go surfing. It’s what California stands for. There are many places to surf in California but Malibu is on the top of the list. Surfrider Beach offers the best surfing in California and why not go to the best beach for surfing? I’ve been living in Malibu my entire life and will not only give you an awesome surf experience, but I can also give you a locals perspective on the area.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Surf Lessons in Huntington BeachSports Lessons

Surf Lessons in Huntington Beach

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Learn the basics of surfing or take your current skills to the next level during a 2-hour class. Enjoy a private lesson with an instructor or take a group class with friends.  Whether it’s your first time on a board or you’ve been catching waves for years, everyone can benefit from the class.  There’s no need to get a wetsuit or surfboard past TSA as both are provided for you.
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Private Surf Lesson for Two in Santa BarbaraSports Lessons

Private Surf Lesson for Two in Santa Barbara

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Catch waves alongside your favorite surf buddy with a private, 2-hour surfing lesson in Carpinteria, a scenic beach that’s just 11 miles down the coast from Santa Barbara. Join a friend, partner or family member and hit the water with an experienced surf coach. Learn the basics of safety and etiquette, then practice paddling out, popping up and riding waves with the personal attention of your private instructor. Enjoy scenic views of the California coast, and take in sights and sounds of the Pacific Ocean from beyond the breakers.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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World Surf League Endorsed Group Surf LessonSports Lessons

World Surf League Endorsed Group Surf Lesson

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If you've always wanted to learn how to surf—or you're an amateur looking to bolster your skills—there's no better place to hit the waves than Santa Barbara, one of the top surf towns in California. With this group surf lesson, expect to hit the waves and improve your skills, regardless of experience level. Beginners can cover the basics, like paddling and catching a wave, while more confident surfers can review advanced skills, like cutbacks and floaters.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private Surfing Lesson in Venice BeachSurfing

Private Surfing Lesson in Venice Beach

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Experience the excitement of surfing with one of the top rated surf schools in Los Angeles! With our private surf classes you will get the best quality surfing lesson. All our lead instructors are certified and have years of experience teaching worldwide. The lessons are held in the remote part of Venice Beach - one of the most reknown and iconic Californian beaches. Our private classes are great for students of all levels. If it's your first time surfing or you just recently started, our instructors will provide you with the detailed land lesson and make sure that you are confortable with the surfboard before taking you in the water. If you are already experienced and are looking to advance your skills, you can go straight to the line up wth the instructor coaching and supervising you throughout the entire lesson. Quality and your safety are our top priorities. We guarantee you the best surfing experience possible!
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  • 2 hours
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US$89.00 
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  • 2 hours
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Surf Lesson in Santa BarbaraSports Lessons

Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

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There’s hardly a better place to learn to surf than the Southern California locale of Santa Barbara, which offers fantastic weather year-round. During this 1.5-hour lesson, an expert instructor shows you how to stand up on your surfboard and balance, offering tips on how to catch the perfect wave while ensuring your safety in the water. Wetsuit and surfboard rental are included, and all skill levels are welcome.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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1.5-Hour Venice Beach Surf LessonStand Up Paddleboarding

1.5-Hour Venice Beach Surf Lesson

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Kapowui, was awarded best surf school in Venice beach for the last 5 years in a row. Kapowui is a family run business and and an icon of southern California. We live, eat, and dream surfing and teach surfing because we want to share our love and stoke for the sport. This is a life choice for us and what gives our lives meaning. All of Kapowui's instructors are imbued with the Aloha spirit, live within blocks of the beach (4 of them live in surf vans), surf every day and have many years teaching experience. When we are doing a lesson with you, we are 100% focused and in the moment with you. At Kapowui we truly care about your experience. Whether surfing is a one time bucket list item or a new sport you want to pick up, we will have you up riding waves, 100% guaranteed! Additionally you will be immersed in the surf culture, giving you the opportunity to feel the true surfer vibe, while learning a skill you can use forever. ​
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Surf LessonsSurfing

Surf Lessons

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Surfing is an amazing soul sparking journey into liquid. Surf Lessons through Oceanside surf school are provided by Matthew Berry a long term native Oceanside Surf Instructor. He has various certifications on a snowboard and teaches all ability levels to obtain more than just standing on a surf board but truly riding the waves!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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Surf Lesson in Santa BarbaraSports Lessons

Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

Learn to surf alongside a private group of friends, family or colleagues with a 2-hour surf lesson in Carpinteria, a renowned beach that’s 11 miles down the coast from Santa Barbara. Enjoy the convenience of an all-inclusive lesson, and learn the basics of safety and technique before paddling into the waves with your experienced instructor. Practice board handling, reading waves and making the most of every ride as you take in scenic views of the California coast and the Pacific Ocean.
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Surf lessons Surfing

Surf lessons

All of our lessons cover Safety in the Surfing Area, Safety with Your Surfboard, and Proper Wipeout Technique. The techniques covered in our lessons gives surfers the tools to progress safely at each individuals pace. We also specialize in custom tailored programs to accommodate each surfers individual need.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Laguna Beach Surf LessonsSports Lessons

Laguna Beach Surf Lessons

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Learn to surf in the world-famous waves of Laguna Beach during this 2-hour surf lesson. With an expert instructor in the lead, don a provided wetsuit and learn about ocean tides, proper surfing safety, technique, and etiquette. Use of surf board provided; all experience levels welcome.
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Santa Barbara Surfing LessonSports Lessons

Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson

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Ride the waves near Santa Barbara like a pro during this introductory surfing lesson. Get the hang of surfing fundamentals like paddling, ‘reading’ waves, catching waves, and standing up as you learn on the world-famous surfing beaches of Southern California. Your knowledgeable instructors, with more than 25 years of experience combined, will teach you all the skills you need.
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  • 2 hours
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1-on-1 Private Surf Lesson in Santa BarbaraSports Lessons

1-on-1 Private Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

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Catch your very first wave or fine-tune your turns with a 2-hour private surf lesson in Santa Barbara. Practice paddling out, reading the waves and popping as you surf along with a professional coach, and learn to stay safe and have fun in California’s legendary waves. Enjoy the convenience of an all-inclusive lesson, and soak up the coastal sunshine as you take your surfing skills to the next level.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Small-Group Surf Lessons at Hermosa BeachSports Lessons

Small-Group Surf Lessons at Hermosa Beach

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Surfing is a great outdoor travel activity, but even experienced surfers rarely carry boards and wetsuits.  This surf experience solves that problem by including your equipment along with a lesson from a surf instructor. The lesson covers basic etiquette, tides, safety, and techniques, and is offered for surfers of all levels of skill and experience.
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Beach Surf Lessons in San ClementeSports Lessons

Beach Surf Lessons in San Clemente

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Brush up on your surfing skills, or try riding the waves of the Pacific Ocean for the first time. With lessons tailored to beginner, intermediate, or advanced riders, this package is perfect for riders of all levels. Instructors will teach you how to stay safe and have fun while surfing the shores at San Clemente.
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Surf Lessons in La JollaSports Lessons

Surf Lessons in La Jolla

Learn the ins and outs of catching the perfect wave during a 2-hour surf lesson in La Jolla. Thanks to its holistic approach, the class is a great opportunity for everyone ranging from first-timers to advanced surfers. Advance your knowledge of surfing etiquette, techniques, safety, and more. Your instructor also teaches you how you can help ocean conservation to keep the waters safe for surfers and sea life alike.
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Intermediate Surf Lessons In MarinSurfing

Intermediate Surf Lessons In Marin

This two and a half hour group follow-up lesson is designed for anyone who has previously taken any surfing lessons. In this intermediate lesson we will work on wave judgment, riding the face of the wave, angled takeoffs, trimming and paddling, and more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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