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About Ocean Beach Surf School
OB Surf School - Offer surf lessons in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California. We offer the best surf camp in San diego. Please check our amazing website for booking lessons online. Aloha
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Ocean Beach Surf School
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Christopher Z wrote a review Mar 2019
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My son and his friend had a lesson with Elijah and had a blast. They had never were surfed before and Elijah made it informative and fun. I'd highly recommend him!
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Andrea Karena wrote a review Mar 2019
Polson, Montana16 contributions
I came to San Diego for spring break to take in the sun and learn how to surf. I took a consecutive 3-day series of surf lessons at OB Surf School and was not disappointed. My first day was with Bill, a veteran surfer and instructor who laid the foundation for my second and third days with Elijah, a Washington transplant. I got up on the board my first and second day, but didn’t really surf until my third day when the movement/positioning seemed to click. Throughout it all, Elijah and Bill were patient and encouraging—especially on the second day when I plateaued and was sore. They were both able to identify what was off and offered concrete suggestions to progress. The best part? Surfing alongside Elijah on the last day, because he fostered the skills and confidence that will let me play around in the water on my own. Thanks guys! You’re the best!!
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Katrin K wrote a review Sep 2018
Toronto, Ontario, Canada7 contributions1 helpful vote
Bill was a blessing! I can't wait to come back to Ocean Beach for a lesson. Bill went over all the board safety and techniques on land first, took the time to make sure we were comfortable and understood. The class was 1.5 hours with 30 mins focus on board technique and and hour in the water. We had a semi-private lesson. My fiance and his brother were more in shape and mastered the pop up onto the board quickly... I however struggled but Bill has an alternative way to get up on the board for those who are less fit. When it was time to hit the water I panicked. I'm not a good swimmer and seeing the waves / understanding my new knowledge of sea life and risk associated. I was afraid and sat on the shore while my fiance and brother hit the waves. Bill instructed them so well and both landed successfully on the board almost immediately. Seeing their success gave me confidence to try and I managed to fight the waves and meet Bill in the water. When it was finally my turn I heard bill yell 1, 2, 3! A wave came and a zipped towards the shore. That was a big step for me, and although I couldn't achieve standing... experiencing the speed of the wave on the board was enough to make me happy!! With that said, I have new motivation to master swimming... and Yoga! Which Bill suggested is an amazing asset to surfing. Hopefully next time I will muster up the courage to hit the waves again. It was amazing seeing my fiance and brother get up on the board time and time again. I would say they were naturals! :) Thanks Bill! Cant wait to come back.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Angela M wrote a review Jul 2018
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I had my first surfing lesson here last week on July 14, 2018 and absolutely loved it! I don't remember the young female instructors name but she was super encouraging and very helpful! However, the photographer did not take any pictures of my FIRST surfing experience!! Are you kidding me?!?! I saw the group that has lessons before me and their pics and couldn't wait to see mine! I am very disappointed STILL! I hate to give such a poor rating because my lesson was great but the fact that I wanted pictures to remember my first surfing lesson by and no one took any or told me that none would be taken is extremely frustrating!
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Date of experience: July 2018
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kurogt5 wrote a review Jul 2018
Trumbull, Connecticut1 contribution
James is the best! My 15 year old daughter and 9 year old son enjoyed every minute! James was very friendly and patient with the kids. His instruction was great!!
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Date of experience: July 2018
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