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About World Barefoot Center
The World Barefoot Center is the largest barefoot waterskiing school in the world. Whether looking for a quiet tour around the beautiful Chain of Lakes on Stand Up Paddleboards, flying like "IronMan" with Flyboard Central Florida, or learning to barefoot waterski, we are your one stop shop! Whether you're a beginner who just wants to see what barefooting is all about or a seasoned pro looking to compete at a world level, we can help you hone your waterskiing skills.
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Kirsten BH wrote a review Apr 2022
London, United Kingdom14 contributions10 helpful votes
The World Barefoot Center is the heart and home of barefoot skiing where skiers from completely new to world champs come to learn and train from the world champs. The system simply works, and you will come away as part of the family with a huge smile on your face.
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Date of experience: April 2022
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Amanda J wrote a review Mar 2022
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Best part of our two week vacation in Florida. My husband and I had never tried barefoot before and everyone at WBC was so welcoming. They had a great system that was safe, not intimidating, and helped us make great progress quickly. Plus, you're skiing next to world champions. Such a great experience!
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Date of experience: March 2022
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Paul K wrote a review Mar 2022
Tampa, Florida1 contribution
Best place , best instructors, period. Great experience, and way too much fun. Worth every penny!! The entire staff is amazing. I've known Ben for a couple years and to be able to go and train with him there was one of the best experiences I've ever had. Take the time, book a trip, and learn from the best in the world, you won't regret it.
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Date of experience: March 2022
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Judy M wrote a review Oct 2021
Kissimmee, Florida1 contribution
Had a blast they taught my 13 yr old daughter to get up on her bare feet on the boom and taught me new tricks and skills to be a better bare-foot water skier! I would recommend this place to anyone seeking a thrill and great coaching, a Very friendly and warm staff!!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Anne M wrote a review Jun 2021
Shoreview, Minnesota27 contributions1 helpful vote
You've got to do this!! My husband and I went five years ago and stayed for over a week. He had a blast and progressed so far. I am NOT a watersport person but worked up the courage to try it once and really did enjoy what I accomplished. This time went with our 12 and 11 year old daughters and they thoroughly loved the experience. Our older daughter really had no desire to barefoot, but lived up to the challenge, had fun, and progressed more than she expected. Our 11 year old has been barefooting at home for the past year and was SO excited to learn how to start without dropping a ski. Ben and Ashleigh are SO good at teaching and meeting each person exactly at their level. Our girls were pleasantly surprised that they talked about the progress over the lunch break so when the instructors switched, they knew exactly what to work on with each person. They've got a well oiled machine going on there. Now, we just have to help our youngest realize we aren't going to FL every free moment we've got. :)
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Date of experience: May 2021
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