Understanding swell period

Understanding swell period is one of the most crucial aspects in learning to surf. We are going to briefly point out some pros and cons to different swell periods, and what gear to pack for the paddle out in each category. Long Period Swell Any swell in which each...

Weather conditions when learning to surf

Checking out the weather this week, it looks like we have some serious wind and rain coming in. The swell chart looks great: we have a long period south swell coming in (once again!) that is going to hit all southern California​ locations. Bad news this time though,...

Look out surfers, it’s summer swell season!

Santa Monica and Venice are spotty today. Things are looking a bit walled out at the Breakwater, and the drift is going crazy north. Look out surfers, it’s summer swell season in LA! These big conditions are a good opportunity to practice your duck dives! When I was...

For bigger days :

With all the new south swell that’s hitting us this week, beginner and intermediate surfers must remember to keep themselves and others safe in the lineup. When a new swell rises, and we get rather large and fun surf, here are some things to remember: Keep at the...

Buying your first board

Recommending buying a board to somebody you don’t know is always a tricky answer. When people ask us after their lessons, the answer will always depends on their size, skill and personal surf style.  For our very beginners, we teach most of our basics on an...

Sunset Point

I paddled out at Sunset Point the other day, excited about what kind of stoke I was about to get. As I got ready, I packed my 7’6 wavegrabber with the thruster fin taken out, a fresh coat of wax, a look at the calendar—it was a Monday morning, to avoid the crowds—I...

Summer is coming…

The days are getting long, the water is warmer, and the best time of year is just around the corner…summer is coming.  That’s right everyone our favorite time of year is upon us and with summer comes some of the best time to surf in both Huntington Beach...

Beware of Discount Group Surf Lessons

We all want the best deal out there when purchasing a product whether it be a car, new home, or surf lesson.  However there is the old adage that “you get what you pay for” and there is nothing worse than buying a cheap product.  Even worse is buying a...