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About Surf School with Ruwan
Surf School with Ruwan offers individual surf lessons (2 hours) as well as half day courses and week packages for 1st, 2nd and 3rd level surfers. The lessons include transport to the best surf point along with surfboard hire. Ruwan has grown up with the ocean and has extensive knowledge of beach and water theory that will be covered in the lesson. First lesson stand up or money back guarantee!
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rohanp875 wrote a review Nov 2018
Mumbai, India79 contributions37 helpful votes
We called him Fr booking.. he was like he’s busy today and can give us a slot the next day. Said would call back and let us know the time. We changed our entire plan and waited fr his call.. never got a call back. We called him atleast 10 times and he didn’t take our calls.. then we looked up another surfin coach and went ahead... my suggestion would be to not just depend on him.. keep ur options open.. there r many good trainers on weligama beach ..
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Date of experience: November 2018
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tC-21-12-Ct wrote a review Jan 2018
Dublin, Ireland36 contributions27 helpful votes
Ruwan taught my 2 daughters (aged 12 and 15) to surf, had them standing up on their boards within 20 minutes, and thoroughly enjoying themselves. I was so impressed that I signed up for a lesson the next day, and Ruwan managed to teach this old dog a few new tricks! We had not booked in advance, we just dropped over to his guesthouse / surf office one afternoon and arranged a lesson for the next morning, in Weligama. Ruwan arranged tug tubs from Mirissa to the beach.
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Sabrina F wrote a review Dec 2017
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Ruwan was an amazing surf teacher and helpt me a lot during my first week of surfing. He is very professional, patient and eager to help me catch and stand my first waves. Thanks Ruwan, I had a blast! :-)
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Min K wrote a review Jul 2017
6 contributions6 helpful votes
처음으로 서핑레슨을 루완하고 했습니다. 물을 무서워하고 해본적이없어서 첫날부터 보드에서 일어설수있을지 몰랐는데, 렛슨 첫날 일어날수있었습니다. 선생님이 작은 파도 골라서 보내주시고, 안전하게 하는 팁과, 뭐를 잘했는지 잘못했는지 지적해줍니다. 더 시간이 있었다면 더 오래 배워서 다른 테크닉도 익히고 싶은데 시간이없어서 아쉽습니다. 선생님 시간약속 잘 지키셨구요, 지금 시즌이 아니라서 미리사 파도가 높아서 웰리가마에 가서 서핑 레슨합니다. I'm a beginner surfer and I was not sure if I would be able to stand up on the board. I did on the first day and he was so patient with me. He caught the just right waves to ride on (since it's not the season in Mirissa, waves are big - we went to Weligama to surf) and he was on time for the arrangements. He's an enthusiastic teacher and want his students to learn skills to be able to surf on their own. I'd highly recommend to take lessons with him!
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Date of experience: July 2017
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Lucylouuu wrote a review May 2017
28 contributions13 helpful votes
We recently visited Ruwans "office" to enquire about a surf lesson on the back of the reviews seen below. Ruwan wasn't there but we were met by his brother who we arranged the lesson with. We turned up on the day of said lesson, again met by his brother, who looked surprised to see us, he had clearly forgotten that we had arranged the lesson a few days prior to this. He called his brother and then informed us that as his brother was out of town we would have to move the lesson to the following day. Although at the time this was inconvenient we had no problem waiting a day as we had heard he was a good instructor. Yet when we turned up a day later the place was completely locked up and we were instead met by an neighbor who kindly called Ruwan for us. Ruwan informed the neighbor that he was yet again out of town but if we came back the following day he would be available. Needless to say we did not rearrange a lesson as we had been messed about for 2 days in a row. We walked down onto the beach instead and within 5 minutes had arranged a lesson with someone else for later that afternoon.
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Date of experience: May 2017
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