Lessons | Coaching | Guiding
CPR & First aid Certified
Licensed and insured
No experience necessary
Our private surf lessons allow our guides to provide instruction uniquely tailored to your individual ability. In 90 minutes, you will learn surfing fundamentals, water awareness, and basic surfing etiquette. You will have your surf instructors undivided attention to not only learn how to catch waves - but how to read the ocean, correct your body positioning, drop in properly, and learn about the spiritual element of surfing.
Group surf lessons are a great choice for parties of 2 or more. Learning to surf is fun as it is, but getting to share in on the experience with friends or family makes it that much better! We provide a similar structure with our group lessons as we do with privates ie. beach instruction, surfing fundamentals, etc. but unlike other surf schools, we guarantee a 3:1 ratio maximum. You will still get individualized instruction, but will get to share the your surf stoke with others!
Our surf coaching program is designed for intermediate - advanced surfers looking to improve their technique and advance their surfing career. Our primary focus is prepping individuals forselect independent contests throughout the region.With over 20 years of competitive surfing experience, head coach Duran Barr will work with you on your wave knowledge, contest surfing, heat management, self-scoring & surf specific strength conditioning.
Surf guides are simply expert surfers using their knowledge to guide you to the best possible surf. Our surf guides will get you to the best spot based on the level of surfing in the group. Expect a pre surf breakdown of the area and safety. Followed by in-water coaching, advice, and surf improvment tips. the guides will be there for any questions or help throughout the entire surf session. Our guides are there for you and want you to have the best time possible. That's what its all about, having fun and enjoying surfing a new spot !
$120 / 1.5 Hour
$ Price Varies / 1.5 Hour
$150 / Session
$150 / Session
NOT YOUR AVERAGE SURF COACH
With over 20 years of competitive surfing experience, Duran has traveled the globe in search of some of the worlds heaviest waves. Born and raised in Carlsbad, Duran comes from a family of world-class surfers who introduced him to surfing at age two. Now residing in Oceanside, Duran is on a mission to share his deep love for the ocean & years of experience with anyone looking to improve their surfing capabilities. He's both CPR certified and licensed in the state of California to provide surf instruction.
When he's not chasing swells through Mexico or filming for his next video part, you'll find Duran cruising his bike down by the pier checking the surf. We greatly appreciate you considering North County Surf Academy for your surf instruction needs & look forward to serving you! Please have a look at all of our coaching options, and get in touch with any questions, comments, or concerns.