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“Brad is a great guy & all round awesome teacher!”

Brad Holmes Surf Coaching
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Owner description: We specialize in Private and Group Lessons, at The Spit. We also conduct Stand Up Paddling (SUP) and SUP Tai Chi (an exclusive program), opposite Bumbles, Budds beach, Surfers Paradise.
2 reviews
“Brad is a great guy & all round awesome teacher!”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Brad is a very down to earth, caring and understanding teacher. His passion for the ocean and love of people makes him the perfect coach! If you are curious about surfing or ever thought of trying a SUP lesson, look no further than Brad Holmes!

Visited August 2014
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Brad H, Owner at Brad Holmes Surf Coaching, responded to this review, 31 August 2014
Thank you kindly for your review.
It was great fun teaching you!
Looking forward to seeing you again!

Brad Holmes
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Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
“"Relax and enjoy the ride!"”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Brad has the best approach when it comes to learning to surf! So many coaches focus on fast results which soon creates a frustrating and less enjoyable experience. If you want to truly take up surfing Brad will teach all the aspects of surfing like understanding and respecting the ocean, proper mindset and of course the basics of riding a wave. After 1 lesson I was left wanting more of the ocean and surfing and will be definitely having more lessons from him in the future! Amazing work, Thanks Brad!!

Visited July 2014
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Brad H, Owner at Brad Holmes Surf Coaching, responded to this review, 31 August 2014
Thank you kindly for your review.
I'm glad you enjoyed the ride!
Looking forward to seeing you again.

Brad Holmes
Brad Holmes Surf Coaching
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Ales, France
1 review
“A very funny afternoon !”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

A realy good moment with Brad to learn to surf. Good explanations and a lot of fun ! Thanks Brad :-)
Allan & Justine

Visited August 2014
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Brad H, Owner at Brad Holmes Surf Coaching, responded to this review, 31 August 2014
Thank you kindly for your review.
I'm glad you enjoyed the afternoon, and experience!
Looking forward to seeing you again!

Brad Holmes
Brad Holmes Surf Coaching
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Trustworthy person, good coach”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

A good, pleasant, "respect the sea" kind of guy. Book multiple lessons as one won't be enough.

Really like his take on teaching beginners like making you "bodyboard" when blind etc.

Shame you have to (like with so many other surf places) call to book a lesson.

Visited May 2014
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Brad H, Owner at Brad Holmes Surf Coaching, responded to this review, 30 June 2014
Hi,
Thank you for taking the time out to write, and post a review.

I do appreciate that alone.

Thank you also for your positive comments.

Please call to book another session - of Fun!

Brad Holmes
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Monchengladbach, Germany
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“A unique and efficient approach with a great coach!”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I wanted to take only 1 or 2 lessons and ended up doing 4. Brad is a fantastic coach with a very unique approach... I have worked with surf coaches before and mostly they are focused on achieving quick results. That's nice for the beginning (and Brad will get you there as well), but there is more to surfing than just standing up on the board. Brad's approach helps you understand the board, yourself and most importantly the water much much better, which did wonders for me. I'd go back to Brad in a heartbeat, because of all the surf trainings I did, this one has definitely given me the most. Thanks, Brad.

Visited May 2014
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Brad H, Owner at Brad Holmes Surf Coaching, responded to this review, 31 August 2014
Thank you kindly for the review.
I'm glad you liked my approach of teaching.
As much as possible, I tailor your sessions to your personal needs and wants.
Looking forward to seeing you again.

Brad Holmes
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