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Surf training for individuals & groups committed to learning to surf whether a first-timer, beginner or intermediate trying to improve their surfing skills & experience. Learn much more than just the "pop-up". Jonathan will teach you about ocean...more
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2400 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3528
Santa Monica
+1 415-816-6094
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Jonathon was excellent! Jonathon approached the lesson with complete consideration of my previous surfing experience, tailoring the lesson to build on my existing knowledge and skill rather than trying to undo and redo what I already learned. He was prompt, prepared with all necessary gear,...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Simply said, Jonathan’s approach to surfing is everything about building a super solid foundation whilst making you feel like you’ve achieved the impossible after every session. I was put in touch with Jonathan through a friend who is now completely hooked on surfing and I’m...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Johnny is the Zeus of surf instruction. Taking lessons from him has changed my life both in the water and out. If you are visiting LA, a day in the water with him will be the highlight of your trip. If you live here, he...More

Thank Stone R
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing teacher! By far the best lessons we’ve had. We are at all skill levels and the lessons were brilliant fun. Brilliant attention to detail about ocean awareness. I highly recommend!!!

Thank Richelle R
Reviewed 19 March 2018

My husband and I had taken a couple beginner lessons on vacation, and thought surfing was fun. Then we found Jonathan, and our lives were changed forever! We quickly learned that our previous lessons were not really lessons at all. Jonathan's instruction was REAL. He...More

Thank kmgatz
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I've taken lessons in San Diego, Mexico, and other places, and Jonathan is by far the best surf instructor I've ever had. He has surf training down to an art, telling you just enough information for your level, whether that be beginner or intermediate. Once...More

Thank registeredusermpls
Reviewed 16 March 2018

It was just the best experience. I've surfed with Jonathan before, But i had my brother and my two 12 & 14 year old nieces from Chicago in town and they were dying to try surfing. I was a little apprehensive about bringing them out,...More

Thank sdamsterdam
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Jonathan is a superb instructor. I had a blast and learned a lot. My surfing will definitely improve due to his instruction. Highly recommend!

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Johnathon is an excellent instructor. I had taken 6 or so lessons with another instructor, and while I learned the basics, I wanted to take it to the next level. After our first lesson I was catching 2x the waves. Jonathon does a great job...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 27 February 2018

My wife & I were visiting Los Angeles for a long weekend and wanted to give surfing a go. I had surfed a few times before and she was brand new to it. Jonathan made both of us feel extremely comfortable in the water, had...More

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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