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Bodie's School of Surf

Fairholme Gardens | Maxwell, Oistins 246246, Barbados
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Can’t say enough words about how awesome Bodie school of surf is! First time we ever surfed and he... read more

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gmjdosb
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Bodie's Class was truly Awesome!

Been surfing on and off whenever I got the chance,, an amateur, I am for sure. Been to places... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
1977Salman
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London, United Kingdom
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Completely mobile surf/windsurf school specializing in PRIVATE lessons for individuals, couples, families and small groups of friends. Maximize your potential with the instructors full attention on you and your party - no distractions from strangers! We take you to where the conditions are best and all the lessons are taught by Bodie who is the islands longest serving and most experienced active instructor, with over 20 yrs since he began teaching at the tender age of 13. Large numbers are sacrificed to provide you with a more personal, intimate experience which is all captured on film and emailed to you at no extra cost. Bodie guarantees you will surf/windsurf during your first session.
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Fairholme Gardens | Maxwell, Oistins 246246, Barbados
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can’t say enough words about how awesome Bodie school of surf is! First time we ever surfed and he had us up on the boards and on the waves right away! He was so detailed in his instruction and really gave us the confidence we...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Been surfing on and off whenever I got the chance,, an amateur, I am for sure. Been to places like Brazil and Bali and honestly Bodie is the the best surf teacher I've had. He's methodical, patient and 100% committed. Highlight-- my wife caught her...More

Thank 1977Salman
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had an awesome day surfing with Bodie. First off you surf with the owner who has been teaching for 28 years. It's very obvious he knows how to teach well, which is very important if you actually want to learn how...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time on a surfboard and I'm so happy I chose Bodie as my instructor! Every lesson was so much fun! He starts with a lesson on land before hitting the water and uses the GoPro on the board so that we...More

Thank Charlotte W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I (two adults mid 40s and boys aged 12 and 9) had a fantastic time surfing with Bodie. I was a complete beginner and managed to get to my feet (just!) on my first go. Kids were, of course, naturals but got...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend had an amazing time out in barbados, but the experience wouldn't have been complete without Bodie and his awesome surf school! My girlfriend had a lesson with Bodie which she absolutely loved. He was patient and supportive and she manage to...More

Thank Freddy P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous surf experience, Bodie is not just a surfer, he wants you to surf. Well taught lessons, real life feel. Very thorough but also very funny guy. I watched other surf schools teaching people at the same time and realized nobody compares to Bodie. As...More

Thank edthomas01
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two lessons, if we had stayed longer we would of had more. My son (14) and I are novice surfers and Bodie's instruction was excellent, clear, motivational and most importantly fun. As promised he had us surfing after one lesson. The location is...More

Thank rich P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my third visit to Barbados and another lesson with Bodie. I would have had more if my hectic party life had permitted! Once again the quality of Bodie's teaching was spot on, quickly picking up on my poor paddling technique and getting me...More

Thank Rob B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

From the first minute to the last, pure professionalism! You feel safe, solid and confident on the board thanks to this guy! And that’s what it’s al about the first days.. Thanks a lot again man!

Thank Michael V
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