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“Kids surf lessons”

Big Green Surf School
Ranked #5 of 44 Tours in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: At Big Green Surf School we pride ourselves in giving loads of personal attention in the water to ensure you're getting the most out of your surfing. We specialise in small groups (max 6 with 1 coach), simple and achievable techniques for all abilities, the best equipment available, incredibly passionate & experienced coaches as well as 2 of the best locations available for your Surf or SUP experience. You can now find us in Newquay at Base Surf Lodge where we can offer fantastic Surf & Stay packages at great prices, as well as our new base over at the National Trust's Crantock Beach where we are the only surf school! Perfect to find some quiet space during the busy peak summer. Come and join us and see what all the fuss is about!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Kids surf lessons”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

My two sons 10 and 14 had 2 lessons and they were the highlight of their holiday thanks.
Communication with the school before the lessons was excellent.
Finding the school was easy with parking opposite.
Both coaches were friendly and brilliant with the children, they can't wait to go again.
Again thanks for a great time.

Visited August 2013
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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
The kids were fantastic, really enthusiastic and a pleasure to teach - look forward to seeing you guys next year!
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“Highlight of our holiday!”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

We couldn't have had a better first surf experience. Our instructor Dale was an awesome teacher and got us standing up in the first lesson! The surf school is based right opposite the famous Fistral Beach, so perfect location and wetsuit and board hire is included. I would highly recommend this place for beginners and I know they do more advanced lessons too, so either way give them a shout!

Visited August 2013
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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
You guys are certainly ready for some more advanced lessons now - not only stood up on the first lesson but you were ripping!
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Durham, United Kingdom
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“Big Green Surf School”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

I am one of the most clumsiest people you will ever meet, I can fall over sitting down, and by the end of the Surf lesson, Dale had managed to get me to stand up and surf! He is very patient, and certainly knows the subject of surfing. Not just teaching how to surf, but slowing it down showing it in detail, and explaining why you need to do each specific step, therefore teaching us the something similar to theory. I learned a lot, and there was definitely teamwork within the group. I would definielty try and surf again! I would highly recommend this surfing school to anyone who wants to surf!

Beth

Visited August 2013
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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
Glad you enjoyed it Beth, you did so well in the water, look forward to seeing you again!
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great surf lesson!”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

Had such a great lesson the other day at Big Green!! The coach - Andy was such a good teacher, dead enthusiastic and helpful! Had great charisma and was obviously well clued up on surfing and coaching! Was an amazing lesson, can't wait to get back in the water!

Visited August 2013
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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Thanks for the kind words, Andy was so stoked with how well you did in the lesson. Hope to see you in the water again soon!
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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“Big Green surfing with Dale”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Excellent tuition - Dale is a very patient and well informed instructor. I would go back any day for more lessons.

Visited August 2013
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BigGreenSurfSchool, Owner at Big Green Surf School, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Really nice to meet you guys, both of you did really well. It'd be great to see you back here anytime for some more surfing!
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