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San Diego Surfing Academy Lessons

1202 N Pacific St, Oceanside, CA 92054
+1 760-230-1474
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Surfing for the Beginner and the Advanced

I am 49 years old and want to learn to surf. This trip with Coach Pat was my second, and I am... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Hartsville, Tennessee
First time surf lessons

I am so glad I signed my family up for surf lessons with this school. I noticed a few choices for... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
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Safe, educational surfing fun since 1995!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1202 N Pacific St, Oceanside, CA 92054
+1 760-230-1474
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I am 49 years old and want to learn to surf. This trip with Coach Pat was my second, and I am already catching and riding waves on my own. Learning to surf takes a lot of determination and perseverance.Coach Pat makes the learning curve...More

1  Thank RonnieWhite815
Coach_Pat_Weber, Owner at San Diego Surfing Academy Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Eager-to-learn and humble new surfers like Ronnie make it all worthwhile! Six months ago we were in Costa Rica together and his second chapter took place during Indian Summer in North County Coastal San Diego and the OC. Hurry back, Ronnie!

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I am so glad I signed my family up for surf lessons with this school. I noticed a few choices for surf schools in my travel brochures and when I called to inquire about the lesson, this school really caught my attention. They were extremely...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Coach Pat is amazingly patient and so knowledgeable. I'm a first time surfer and this was my dream to see the pacific and learn how to surf before I leave this earth. I am 70 years old and at any age surfing is possible! If...More

1  Thank canseethesky
Coach_Pat_Weber, Owner at San Diego Surfing Academy Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2016

It was an honor and a privilege to serve as a surf guide for Wishmasters! Hurry back for another session!

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Coach Pat is great! First time on the west coast for our boys, 15 and 18. Pat did a great job teaching them the ropes and had them up a few times within the first lesson. They thought they would have it in the bag...More

Thank Jendbech
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Brought a couple of ice hockey players to San Diego for a tournament in Feb/2016, one had never even been to the ocean. Hooked up with Coach Pat from San Diego Surfing Academy who was very helpful and accommodating to our schedule constraints. He met...More

Thank Tom303D
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This was a great experience for my 2 teenagers. My daughter really wanted to try surfing and my son was along for the ride but both really enjoyed the experience. So glad we made the trip to north county for this one on one lesson....More

Thank bethf875
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Didn't plan on surfing the pacific on my vacation. Glad I did! Worth every penny from the first wave on. Coach Pat delivered an expert lesson; made me feel like a surfer right away. Got GoPro footage of every minute, edited down to a perfect...More

Thank Jmbarnette
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Coach Pat was really flexible in regards to scheduling and payment etc.. a true pro. Immediately my brother and I were comforted by his great vibe and attitude - as we were COMPLETE beginners.. This guy has ENERGY and is very very cool and helpful....More

Thank Kapman2000
Reviewed 1 August 2014

I had high expectations of Coach Pat and SDSA based on the online reviews. My expectations weren't just met but were exceeded. He took my daughter and I for a morning lesson and had us both up by the end. Calm, patient and encouraging he...More

Thank pat c
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I had read the reviews and could not help to have high expectations-- which were surpassed as Coach Pat's enthusiasm, expertise and patience shined. Pulling up to the beach with the kids in the car and Beach Boys on the radio we were thrilled to...More

Thank spencer s
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