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Surfriders Academy

Address: 224 Fifth St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone Number: 714-782-4510
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Owner description: Experience the most fun surf lesson ever! We Specialize in first time beginners, Private or group surf lessons.All surf lessons take place at the beach not far from Huntington Beach Pier, call or text us for our semi-private beach location.

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Lenexa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This is the second time I've been taught to surf by Ed. Clearly, he did something so well the first time, I actually chose to come back to experience his teaching again. The safety aspect is number one, enjoyment and technical skill learning, numbers two and three. Ed is very encouraging, dedicated, and positive. He makes the experience so wonderful-you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Wow! My 7 year old daughter and I both tried surfing for the first time. Ed Morgan was amazing, so encouraging and helpful! We both got up, especially my daughter! In her words.... Best day ever!!! Thank you so much for an experience we will never forget

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SurfridersAcademy, General Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, I am very glad both of you came out to do a surf lesson, I was even excited when you girls caught waves...Its nice to see smiles on peoples faces knowing that we shared an Ancient Art of Hawaiian surfing to you...ED M...and ALOHA More

Kronberg, Hessen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Thank you, Ed, for an awesome lesson! We all (6 of us ages 8 to 47) had such a good time. We realized our dream!

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SurfridersAcademy, General Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Always a great pleasure, we are stoked to make your dream come TRUE :) Ed M. More

Woods Cross, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My daughter and I spent a morning with Marcus learning how to surf. We had a great time with a great person and teacher. Marcus loves the ocean, surfing and people. My daughter was much better than myself and she got up on the board more times than she fell. Before the end of the lesson Marcus had taught her... More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

An Ocean of thanks from you and your daughter, she pick it up pretty fast and I know you both had fun! Aloha Marcus The Surf Coach see ya in the water! More

Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My wife and I were embarrassed to take surfing lessons because we have lived in HB most of our lives and never learned to surf. We decided to take private lessons and were relieved with how friendly Marcus and Ed were. We were both catching waves by the end of our hour and half lesson. We had so much fun... More

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SurfridersAcademy, General Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello & many thanks for the cool review :) you and your hubby did well, now you are an official surfer!!! yea...nice meeting you both, take care :) Ed M.... More

McLean, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My husband and I were first time surfers so we decided to take a private lesson. I googled places online and found Surfriders and we're glad I did. We met Eric, and his son Danial, at Seal Beach on Sunday morning and learned to ride the waves. It was a blast. Eric was a great instructor, very patient and had... More

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SurfridersAcademy, Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello Leigh, it was nice meeting you and your husband, had a great fun time teaching you both surfing! you guys did well......Thanks for writing a pleasant review......Mahalo & Aloha to ya both.....Eric G... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Had an amazing experience with my entire family. Marcus was super patient, really clear on his instructions and overall made the entire experience great! My 18 year old was surfing on his own with 20 minutes and my 16, 14 and 7 year olds were all on their feet within 30 minutes and having the time of their life. Surfriders... More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hey Aaron, wow had such a great time teaching your kids how to surf, I was so proud of your young daughter and how brave she was to go out in the ocean, just to learn how to surf..Amazing! everyone did awesome, hope to see you and family next summer, Marcus the surf coach................................... More

Warwick, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We booked our surf lesson today last minute and could not have been more pleased with the results. After getting good directions to Seal Beach, we met our instructor Ed at the beach. Right away, Ed made us feel right at home in his home town and got right to the instruction. After covering everything from safety to surf etiquette,... More

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SurfridersAcademy, General Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

This is ED your surf instructor LOL it was good times teaching you surfing, we just are speechless Thank You Ed M. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My buddy and I wanted to learn how to surf as it always look fun! Our instructor was Eric and he did an EXCELLENT job! Safety was their first priority. I guess while we were there, California was experiencing the biggest waves they had seen in 50 years. They called us the night before our lessons to inform us they... More

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SurfridersAcademy, Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hey its Eric, so stoked you guys were surfing! yea gotta come out again when your here again, Thanks for the awesome review, Eric G. More

Dallas, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I booked Surfriders after reading the positive reviews on trip advisor. Dealing with Marcus was easy. He calls/texts back, follows up, etc... I even had to make a night-before change in plans and he handled it without a snag. Pure professional. Our lesson was with Ed Morgan. Ed was just the best. He heard from Marcus that my son was... More

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SurfridersAcademy, General Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

So overwhelmed with the nice review! as they say in Hawaiian mahalo :) look us up next summer and it was great meeting you all Thanks Ed... More

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