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Great Coach!

I just spent a week with Justin surfing different spots in the Algarve and had an absolute blast... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Keli L
Surf coaching review

Justin and I met because I was seeking to improve my technical level & enjoyment of surfing... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Hijem
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Specialist surf lessons & surf coaching with video analysis for improver to intermediate & advanced level surfers. Expert fitness coaching, nutrition planning, personal training plans, boxing fitness and surf jitsu camps. Learn to surf properly...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rua Lancarote de Freitas N 27, Lagos 8600-605, Portugal
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+351 910 603 030
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I just spent a week with Justin surfing different spots in the Algarve and had an absolute blast! I've done surf schools and surf camps in the past but wanted to really improve during this trip so I spent a lot of time googling around...More

Thank Keli L
Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hi Keli It was really great to meet you and I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your surfing trip with me. Thank you so much for such an extensive review, I am sure my future clients will really appreciate having your insight...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

Justin and I met because I was seeking to improve my technical level & enjoyment of surfing. Justin specialises in coaching intermediate to elite surfers in the Algarve, Madagascar Surf Lodge and on the OA3 a quality catamaran that is currently located in Indonesia. But...More

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Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

HiJem Thank you very much for your concise review. It really helps future clients understand what it is we offer at JWC and why we are more expensive and do not consider ourselves a traditional white water surf school. Intermediate to elite clients and even...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

JWC coaches intermediate to elite surfers in the Algarve, Madagascar Surf Lodge and on the OA3, a 4 berth catamaran that is currently located in Indonesia. I spent two amazing weeks in the Maldives with him and the crew surfing amazing waves in the most...More

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Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hi Rita Its great to spend time on surf trips with you, always smiling, always positive and easy going. I am looking forward to another boat trip, who knows where and spending some time working on technique at Madagascar Surf Lodge and back in Portugal....More

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I had a surf session in a special spot back in October. Justin picked me up from Lagos and we went in discover in his jeep. He also gave me tips and training advice to improve my surf that I am currently using!

Thank João S
Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi João Thank you for your visit, it was really good to meet you and keep up the training! Let me know if you are in town again or I am also running coaching for your good level in Ericeira starting 2018!!! Obrigado JW

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Hello we are from Russia and in 2017, October we arranged our surf trip with Justin West Coaching and really enjoyed the time spent in Lagos Portugal. This was not the first surf trip and we were looking for a pro coach. In case if...More

Thank Anna A
Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi Anna!!! Wow what a great review thank you so much! It is exactly what I try to provide for my special clients such as you and Andreii. The surf lodge in Madagascar is all ready for this summer 2018 so I really hope to...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We booked a 4-day course with Justin for myself and family including our two kids aged 12 and 10. We were all first-time surfers and it was a fantastic experience. If you are looking for one-to-one professional coaching or coaching in small groups in quiet...More

Thank Nick L
Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi, Nick family and new Godson, Of course, it was so good to see you again since our school days in Millfield. So much time has gone by but you realise that friends never change so much we just create more newbies around us. Good...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great wave trip with Justin. We faced not so favourable swell conditions but Justin put in the miles to make sure we'd get the most amazing surf every single day and we did. He also knows the area pretty well for some delicious...More

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Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Ola Miguel Thank you, my bro was a pleasure to help find you some fun waves. It is a blessed career I have helping people gain more happiness and better performance in the surf. It makes a real difference to me that you feel a...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The main goal of my trip to Portugal was to surf and Justin made that happen. Never mind the fact that it had been three years since I last surfed! Justin picked out a board, wet suit, and perfect beach without ever having met me....More

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Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi Rachel It is really great to read that you had a good experience with me! It makes me very happy to read you had a positive experience and feel very lucky to be able to help improve your surfing. I really hope you return...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We were a group of four (two boys, two girls) with different skill levels. We had booked Justin for five days of guiding and coaching. Perfect spot selection that matched our skills every day! Improved a lot during the time with Justin. Honest and straight...More

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Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review! I am very happy to read you felt you improved and I really look forward to your return! I am also running a few trips to Madagascar summer of 2018 so if you are up for another...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

I had 5 days of private coaching and really enjoyed all of it. Justin is a great guy and brings you to uncrowded places and gives you a safe feeling in the water. See you again and thanks from Germany! FelixMore

Thank Felix G
Justin W, Owner at Justin West Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi Felix! Thank you very much for your kind review. I am so glad that our surf trips together met your expectations and I was very impressed with your progress. I hope you are continuing with your training. I am running a few trips to...More

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