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Maui Surf Academy

880 Nardo Rd Apt A, Encinitas, CA 92024-3854
+1 760-525-6186
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Maui Surf Academy

Had a great time would definitely recommend! Matt is super funny and he makes surfing easy and... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Springfield, Missouri
via mobile
The best coach

I have had a few coaching sessions with Coach Matt now and I am learning a ton. He is an awesome... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Portland, Oregon
via mobile
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Here at Maui Surf Academy beginner and first time surfers are our specialty! Whether you've tried it a few times or never at all it's no problem. We can accommodate surfers of any level and personalize classes to suit your learning needs with beginner through advanced training. Our patient and skilled instructors will take you from the sand to the sea and be with you every step of the way.
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880 Nardo Rd Apt A, Encinitas, CA 92024-3854
+1 760-525-6186

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great time would definitely recommend! Matt is super funny and he makes surfing easy and enjoyable. If you want to learn how to surf I would definitely go to him!

Thank gracepelak
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I have had a few coaching sessions with Coach Matt now and I am learning a ton. He is an awesome longboarder and shortboarder which is hard to find in a coach. I have been working on footwork and style in preparation for local coalition...More

Thank tigerlily19
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Matt and Ian were great instructors and so much fun. Excellent demeanor with children- boosted her confidence and had her smiling and laughing out loud. Highly recommend for a fun SoCal experience!

Thank cjbebee2017
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I began my private lessons with Matt sometime around August of 2016. I had seen him out surfing once or twice, so I knew he was a great surfer. What I found is that he taught me not only to surf, but to compete in...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 4 April 2017

What a great experience! Matt is a well-organized, friendly, and knowledgeable instructor with a wonderful sense of humor.

Thank jillian111398
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Matt was great with the kids and their hopeless dad. If you want surf lessons in Encinitas, look no further.

Thank pascal c
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Matt was great and organized a private lesson on short notice. He did a great job giving instructions and helping critique on how to improve. Great time in the water. With his help, I was able ride in several waves even though I'd never done...More

Thank ShipTravel143
Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

I wrote to Matt and got a response fairly quickly. I arranged my lesson, got surfing and I have to say it was the best experience! Matt gets you started straight away with some basics on the sand then within 15 mins in the water....More

Thank Ayesha M
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Myself and my two twenty-something children took a beginner surf lesson (2 hour lesson) from Matt. He was great! So laid back, friendly, and passionate about surfing. His method of teaching works! I was very nervous to try, and I surfed each time and never...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 24 July 2014

As a SoCal resident nearly all of my life, I thought that it was about time to learn the frequented pastime of surfing. With stellar counselor leadership and enthusiasm, I found myself up and riding waves in no time, while busting some dance moves at...More

Thank Chris G
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