I've taken lessons in Costa Rica and Bali and Jonathan is really special; his patience and ability to support you overcoming whatever you are facing, be it fear or frustration. He is an excellent coach, very patient and articulate. My surfing has improved by leaps...More
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I never tried surfing before, and I am so glad that my first few lessons were with Jonathan. Though I would say I am generally up for anything, getting into the waters past the waves was intimidating -- Jon was there every step of the...More
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
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
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
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!!!
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
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
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
Jonathan is a superb instructor. I had a blast and learned a lot. My surfing will definitely improve due to his instruction. Highly recommend!