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Best teacher ever!

The best teacher ever! We took 2 classes with Donnie and it was really cool! He is extremely... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
smarianna
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Los Altos, California
via mobile
Great lesson!!!

Donny was such a great teacher! We had a lesson with 3 adults and all of us got up right away... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
laineland
,
Costa Mesa, California
via mobile
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The best teacher ever! We took 2 classes with Donnie and it was really cool! He is extremely patient with newbies and can challenge more experience surfers. I’ve got tired really fast and he even help me out of the waves! During first class he...More

Thank smarianna
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Donny was such a great teacher! We had a lesson with 3 adults and all of us got up right away. Donny was patient and fun and knew exactly what to do to help us have a great time. And his dog is, of course,...More

Thank laineland
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Donny is a great instructor and his dog Louie is super friendly with us! We knew we would hit it off well when we found out that Donny is also from Orange County, California! (The bonus was that the other family in our surf class...More

Thank OakleyOC
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Donny is incredible. He was able to get us in with a two day notice for a private midweek lesson. He's easy to get along with and the quality of the instruction is phenomenal. He had my wife up and surfing on the first try....More

Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Donny was amazing! We just got back from lessons for my family (4).We couldn't imagine a better surf instructor. He started us out on the beach going over safety and proper technique on the board. He made sure we were all comfortable on the boards...More

Thank bablessi
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Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

What a great experience and learning how to surf I've been other services but this is by far the best. The personal one-on-one interaction was incredible, insight into the surfing life to be able to be kind to others and what to look for in...More

Thank Snmoblr
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

Donny (Surf Dog) was awesome once again! Our daughters (ages 16 & 19) first took lessons from Donny eight years ago. We looked him up when we were on Maui last month. Easy going, kind, helpful and at our own pace- he has the right...More

Thank Shawnimor
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Reviewed 4 April 2015

On our recent trip to Maui, I decided to purchase surfing lessons for my 10 year old son. I asked a friend of mine who had been to Maui several times who I should use. In a heart beat he said Surf Dog! And he...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

Mahalo Donnie! It was a really pleasure share our yesterday class with you and Monica. The sensations incredible! I'll never forget your guidance. Next time we'll surf the four of us, you/Louis (sorry not sure about the spelling), Fernando and me. Aloha!

Thank SONRISA_10
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Donny was a great teacher and was very patient with me (never surfed before and not a very strong swimmer). He has small classes so you get as lot of one on one instruction. For my lesson, it was just me and one other woman....More

Thank Monica P
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