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Aloha Brothers Surf Lessons

528 Rialto Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291-4270
+1 323-316-8108
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Friendly, beginner surfing with locals

We were visiting LA for a week from Europe. Had 4 lessons with David for my teenage daughter and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Si O
Amazing Surfing Lessons

I highly recommend going with Aloha Brothers if you’re interested in learning to surf in the L.A... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mchaudhary23
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Whether you're a beginner looking to stand up for the first time or already a surfer looking for an experienced instructor to take your skills to the next level, we would love to help! 1:4 (max) student/instructor ratio for all standard lessons. Learn basic surf techniques: how to pop up correctly, understand positioning in the lineup, basic ocean safety and proper paddling, how to ride the wave, etiquette, how to conserve energy, etc.
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528 Rialto Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291-4270
Venice
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+1 323-316-8108
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting LA for a week from Europe. Had 4 lessons with David for my teenage daughter and son. They stood up on the first day and were catching waves by the end of the lessons. They really enjoyed it and we will definitely...More

1  Thank Si O
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend going with Aloha Brothers if you’re interested in learning to surf in the L.A. area. Nick was super easy to communicate with throughout the booking process and patiently handled our multiple change of plans, since we were flying from abroad. Nate, our...More

1  Thank mchaudhary23
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As a first timer, I was a little nervous going in, but instructor David was really amazing. Great instruction on the basics, and lots of one-on-one help in the water, even in a group class! Best of all, really encouraging attitude, that made me feel...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had a great time learning the basics of surfing. I came with my wife and daughter who took pictures and we all had fun. Nick is a great, easy going instructor who provided the wet suit, foam board with strap and instructions! We met...More

1  Thank Wasswa S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My eight-year-old daughter just had her first surf lesson ever with Nick Fowler who put her at ease right away and was an excellent instructor. He was warm and kind and funny and made her laugh. I could tell right from the start it was...More

1  Thank Louise P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nick Fowler and instructors Brandon and Brian were all really laid back and super friendly, but also extremely professional. Nick was so efficient and responsive in booking, coordinating, and answering questions and just a really nice guy. I highly recommend Brian, my instructor (private lesson)....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend these guys (and this beach) for surfing. They are super responsive to emails and texts from start to finish- made it easy to choose them for our lesson. I signed up my two teenage daughters with Nate for a group lesson, for a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My teens ages 15 and 17 had a private lesson with David from Aloha Brothers and they absolutely loved it. They've done other lessons but both mentioned that this is the best lesson that they have had. David was knowledgeable, helpful and super friendly. Highly...More

2  Thank ordinarytourist
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a lesson with Nate today and he was awesome. He was super patient and very helpful. It was my wife’s first time surfing and he had her standing up and riding waves on the first day! If you’re looking to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My teenage son and I had a great time with Brandon from Aloha Brothers. Brandon was very patient and encouraging with me (regrettably I have no idea where my core strength went), and genuinely excited and supportive with my son who, with the great instruction,...More

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taralc2018
23 June 2018|
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Response from Teenie2000 | Reviewed this property |
Aloha Brothers were very good. A class for just the two of them will definitely be a great option because they will have more time with an instructor. I would suggest the teens be good swimmers and feel comfortable in the... More
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Ashley C
4 May 2018|
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Response from nick f | Property representative |
Aloha Ashley :-) We don’t rent the gear after the lesson (we do provide it during our lessons though for all of our respective price points). Typically most of our students hit an energy wall roughly around the 60 min mark... More
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N3668GPtom
28 March 2018|
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Response from nick f | Property representative |
Aloha Tom :-) Sooner the better typically to ensure availability. We provide the boards and wetsuits for both group lessons ($85 for 90 min) and private lessons ($160 for 90 min). You just need to show up in your swimsuit... More
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