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Learn To Rip Surf Lessons

1201 N. Pacific St., Oceanside, CA 92054
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Great Teacher, Great time, Kids did not want to leave

So we're from Illinois. Not much surfing in Illinois except for the internet. We contacted John... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
jmsaathoff
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Hudson, Illinois
Great Teacher and Tons of Fun

Me and my kids decided to take surf lessons while on our annual vacation to Oceanside and the... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
carmstrong1469
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Tempe, Arizona
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Surf lessons, surf coaching and group surf clinics for beginner through advanced surfers. Based in North San Diego County. All instructors are CPR & First Aid certified. Learn from a pro!
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1201 N. Pacific St., Oceanside, CA 92054
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

So we're from Illinois. Not much surfing in Illinois except for the internet. We contacted John at Learn to Rip and setup a 2 hour lesson for our 15 and 16 year old kids. Communication was great prior to the lesson, knew exactly where to...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Me and my kids decided to take surf lessons while on our annual vacation to Oceanside and the experience didn't disappoint! John was very knowledgeable not just about surfing but taught my kids quite a bit about the ocean and their surroundings. Overall great time...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

My daughter really wanted to learn to surf during our visit to Oceanside. I waited a little too long to find her lessons, but Learn to Rip Surf worked with me and made something work out for us. My daughter had a great time and...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I had a wonderful time learning to surf last week during a two-hour private lesson with John. I had no experience (except for some splashing around at the beach and some wimpy boogie boarding over the years!) but I felt comfortable and the two hours...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Traveling for business to Oceanside and wanted to do a little surfing while there. I am a beginner and was unsure about where to go so I set up a lesson with John via email and things could not have gone better. He was extremely...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

John gave my husband and sons (ages 12 and 14) surf lessons during our vacation in Oceanside. They had never surfed before, and John was wonderful. He was patient, fun, informative and helpful -- moreover, he was an effective teacher for their varied abilities and...More

Thank AmyMinnesota
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

John Daniels & his team are exceptional at what they do. From helping people who have never seen the ocean before catch their very first wave to taking experienced, competitive surfers to the next level - John has a true gift for fun & effective...More

Thank Shlikes9
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

My son's couldn't stop saying how BEAST John was. They're 17 & 18 yrs old, which are not easily impressed. They were impressed! They did well with John's instructions, oceanography 411 and safety reviews. He is as awesome as they come. Mom's next.

Thank alina o
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

John Daniels has a great reputation around the local surf shops and has an amazing surfing background, but Is able to remain humble and extremely kind, making these surf lessons super fun. I highly recommend these lessons for whoever wants to have a great time...More

Thank Vicki H
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

I have been trying to learn to surf on and off for about a year now. Within the first 30 mins of working with John in the water I learned some game changers that I never been told before and that helped tremendously. I will...More

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Cody H
25 July 2017|
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Response from John D | Property representative |
So sorry for the delayed response. If it's one person it's $80 for an hour. $150 for two hours. Hope this helps. John
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