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M&M Surfing School

802 Ocean Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6322
+1 714-846-7873
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Excellent Surfing Experience

Michael and his son Mike are terrific teachers and surfing coaches. In a short time they have You... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Parker, Colorado
Coming for the 3rd time... All the way from MinneSNOWta

You guys have something special there and I share the experiences I had with you with all my... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Eric K
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MichaelAbout Pless Sr. (Surfing since 1962 and teaching for over 20 years) started the surf school with the belief that surfing could be FUN, SAFE, and EDUCATIONAL. Teaching along with his son Michael Pless Jr. (Surfing since 1983), "Big" Mike Pless and "Little" Mike Pless bring years of surfing experience that enable the student to form the foundation for a lifetime of surfing enjoyment. Located in Seal Beach,on the border of Long Beach and Sunset and Huntington Beach, M&M Surfing School operates year round (excluding Christmas). Programs are customized for your individual skill level and schedule, with Private, Group, Birthday Parties, and Camp Lessons available. Register for classes online now.
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“riding waves” (3 reviews)
“learn how” (4 reviews)
“these guys” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
802 Ocean Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6322
+1 714-846-7873
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Michael and his son Mike are terrific teachers and surfing coaches. In a short time they have You up on your board enjoying the waves. I should have booked a longer trip as my son was really getting the hang of surfing. I highly recommend...More

Thank craigheidi2017
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You guys have something special there and I share the experiences I had with you with all my friends and tell them to see you if they get the bug to surf. My first time with you was unforgettable, in that, I was scheduled for...More

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 1 June 2017

My 15 year old daughter surfed once about a year and a half ago in South Carolina and has been asking to go again. We figured what better place then Long Beach CA. My husband called the morning of the lesson and they said to...More

Thank Kat1999
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I went out to visit my sister in Long Beach in 2012. We were supposed to finish learning how to kite surf, but there were two weather systems, one just north and one just south, that were working against each other and completely canceled out...More

Thank Caitlin K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My friend and I (she's athletic and I'm a klutz) were able to ride a wave on our FIRST TRY because of the outstanding instruction of Jon Larkin, a young dad from New Mexico with a surfing 1 1/2 year old. We were a little...More

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

M&M Surfing School located at Seal Beach, Cali. Meeting in the north parking lot Mike greets his daily students and gets everyone geared up with necessary equipment. Don't own a board? No worries, Mike is always prepared. His classes are taught personally by himself or...More

1  Thank LarnRise
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting the area on vacation. I had never tried surfing but we're from snowboard country. I decided to look into it when I saw there trucks at seal beach. I met with Mike Jr. And Mike Sr. That day and...More

1  Thank jonjuankingkong
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Mike Sr., Mike Jr. and Jonathan made me feel welcome from day one and knew exactly where to start me off given my surf experience to date. Great in-water instruction; they'll make catching a wave easy, and standing up a breeze. Humor-filled poking fun at...More

1  Thank Hanna K
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

My brother and I went yesterday. You show up in the Seal Beach parking lot between 7:30 and 8:00am and their truck will be there. Meet the Mike's (father and son) and Johnny. They do hugs with everyone and know just about all the other...More

2  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I've had surfing lessons up and down the state with mixed results and struggled for years until I found M&M Surf School. From the first time I showed up, I couldn't believe how friendly and supportive everyone was. After years of struggling, I've seen crazy...More

1  Thank SejnyTravel
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Rebecca M
17 January 2017|
Response from LarnRise | Reviewed this property |
Rebecca, I recall he had wetsuits available but I'm not sure he still does. Give Mike a call. Tell him Larry says "Hey!" (714) 846-7873