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Surf Lessons Mission Beach

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When you sign up with the Saltwater crew, we provide you with a beginner longboard surfboard, a neoprene wetsuit for added warmth, and a private instructor to provide you with personalized instruction into San Diego's amazing waves. 

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Surfing is the perfect sport. Learning can be very difficult on your on. Our instructors are there step by step with a hands on approach. We paddle out with you and guide you and the board into the waves. While instructing you how to do the same on your own. Our surf lessons are the best in San Diego because we critique and provide valuable feedback on each wave attempt. Until you have dialed in your balance and posture to surf. It's a full body sport that will leave you feeling like you had a full body workout.

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Treat your mental health with surfing. Wanna be stoked? Surfing is a source. The science behind it is when the waves break, negative ions are relaeased into the air. Your body injests these and loves it. research claims that surfers do exhibit fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression and anxiety. Why do you think were all so "chill"?



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Each lesson includes an experienced surf instructor, wetsuit, and surfboard. We meet at your preferred beach and may suggest standout surf spots depending on the swell, the tides, and other conditions. When you book a lesson with Saltwater, you have everything you need to start surfing that day. We have a 100% satisfaction rate. Our instructors will walk you through all the methods to have you connected with the Ocean. Can't swim, not a problem. Our instructors are CPR and first responder qualified. You don't need to know how to swim, just how to stand up and ride with style. We offer packages for our dedicated students that want to elevate their skills over time and practice. Groups surf lessons, family surf lessons and corporate events welcome.

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We love the ocean and think everyone should lear to surf in San Diego with us. That's why our lessons are family friendly, age friendly, and experiance friendly. Anyone can take an intro to surfing lessons with us to see if they would like to learn how to surf better. Learn how to surf in San Diego. Learn the ropes at challengin breaks like Ocean Beach, or learn to surf in La Jolla Shores. Our city has some of the best surfing spots in Southern California. Give us a call if you have another beach in mind like Wind and Sea or Tourmaline. We can meet at most beaches in San Diego County.

You can now schedule a lesson via our automated booking system. Lessons reservations are available  24/7. Private and group lessons are available or sign up for a lesson package.  

  • A surf lesson with all the fundamentals needed to start riding the wav...
    1 hr 30 min
    130 US dollars
  • Two-person surf lesson. Great for couples or family members looking to...
    1 hr 30 min
    250 US dollars
  • 3-person surf lesson with all the fundamentals needed to start riding ...
    1 hr 30 min
    390 US dollars
  • Four person surf lesson with all the fundamentals needed to start rid...
    1 hr 30 min
    385 US dollars
  • 5 person lesso with all the fundamentals needed to start riding the wa...
    1 hr 30 min
    500 US dollars
  • 6-person lesson with all the fundamentals needed to start riding the w...
    1 hr 30 min
    770 US dollars
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Surfing 101

Surfing made simple
  • Learn the 1,2,3 pop-Up method

  • Techniques for paddling past waves

  • Reading and selecting the best waves

  • Turning, Maneuvering, and Takeoff!

  • Surfing Techniques and etiquette 

  • Tide changes, swell & where waves come from

  • A complete lesson in water safety and beach protocols to keep you safe

Our lessons are designed to have anyone, regardless of experience popping up and wave riding in the first lesson. 

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