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About M&M Surfing School
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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Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Mike and Mikey were absolutely amazing! They treated us like family. They have built a business that is quite obviously rooted in the value and importance of family. The entire group of instructors that they have helped to raise are a great group of young...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Catfishbob1
Reviewed July 30, 2019

Mike senior and Mike junior are just awesome people. They have great hearts and genuinely cared about us. They are extremely skilled at identifying and correcting the flaws in your technique to help you progress quickly. We had a group of 8 plus a few...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

I'm not sure what I was expecting but I sure was not expecting a class with 2 people teaching and about 20 to 30 people "learning". I got almost no attention other than the teachings pointing to a wave and saying "catch this one". Yeah...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JoeSpec1970
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Michael Sr, Jon, Michael Jr and the entire crew at M&M Surfing School love teaching any and all individuals how to surf. They have incredible patience and tailor their teaching to each student's ability or, as in my case, lack of ability. I'm a woman...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sandy G
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Mike Sr., Mike Jr & Johnny are the best instructors in Southern California. They picked the perfect spot in Seal Beach, a forgiving beach break. Lesson includes wetsuit board, safety training before you enter the water. Once you enter the water they are with you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lindarichards
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I was out on my own this weekend at Seal Beach trying to make it happen when Mike Sr came by and struck up a conversation. The next thing I know he has me in his line up catching waves and getting to my feet....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank windgib
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Both Mr Pless Sr and Mikey Jr along with their team are the best surf instructors of all. They treat people like their family and the surf school is like a community! I have learned so much going to this surf school. I am older...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sashimionmytongue
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I have nothing but the best and kindest words for M&M Surfing School. These cats are committed like crazy to help you learn to surf. Safety, fun and learning how to surf - what do you want? The calibre of instruction is phenomenal. If you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alexander V
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I never thought in a million years that I would be able to surf. We decided to go to M&M surfing school to let the kids try it. They had a blast. They talk about it all the time. Michael, Mikey, and Jonathan have different...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed August 20, 2018

They put way too many people out at once, then yell and yell at you that you're not doing it right, then it's time up and it's over. Not worth.More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Carla D
Lin C, Public Relations Manager at M&M Surfing School, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Hi Carla, We are also disappointed that you did not have a good experience. We'd like to make it right by offering another lesson in a different setting. Please contact Michael Pless, Sr. at M&M Surfing School, telling him who you are (and author of...More

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Rebecca M
January 16, 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