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Address: 880 Nardo Rd Apt A, Encinitas, CA 92024-3854
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Here at Maui Surf Academy beginner and first time surfers are our...

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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Just one phonecall with Matt and he arranged an instructor Jay. Me and my daughter for two hours. We had a blast and Matt and Jay were the best. All the way from hollamd and we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

Just one phonecall with Matt and he arranged an instructor Jay. Me and my daughter for two hours. We had a blast and Matt and Jay were the best. All the way from hollamd and we had a great time. Thanks guys.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013 via mobile

Last minute me an my 3 daughters ( twins 10 and youngest 7) decided we wanted to learn to surf. I called Maui talked to Matt and it was scheduled for later that day. Since there was 4 of us he had John helping him and we had the greatest time learning to surf! All of us caught the Perfect... More 

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Thank Kathleen V
Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

My husband and I and our two boys (11 and 13) took two days of group lessons with Matt and his instructors. The first day was so much fun that we decided to do it again the next day! What an excellent adventure! We surfed at Swami's which was not very crowded-a huge bonus. We had 1:2 instructor to participant... More 

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Thank Stephanie B
Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

My son is 8 years old. He had no experience surfing. The staff to camper ratio allowed for all 8 of the kids at camp to get up on their first few attempts. A very efficient lesson on land and right to the water! The kids had a blast. Their confidence in the water grew each day. The instructors were... More 

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Thank Pam D
San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

I had never surfed in my life, but had always wanted to so I finally scheduled a private lesson with Matt. Setting it up was simple over the phone, he had a good vibe from the get go, very straight forward explanation of what to expect and where to meet. Matt showed up 15 minutes early and ready to go.... More 

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Thank kyle h
San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

I honestly didn't know what to expect when I booked my lesson but I was super delighted by Matt who was very helpful and skilled at teaching me things about surfing that made me feel more at ease and confident in the water. I had taken some lessons with other schools before but by far, Matt and MSA made my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

Matt and one of his instructors worked with our four kids (ages 8-13) for two hours. Each kid was up on his second or third try. Huge smiles on everyone's faces. We can't wait to do it again.

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Thank Adam Y
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

Matt is a great surf instructor, and a really nice guy. He worked with everyone in my group until we all were surfing.

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Arcadia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013 via mobile

Matt is by far the best instructor we've ever had. My daughter was in a La Jolla surf school/camp for a week and it took three days to learn to get up. Also served with professionals in Hawaii and had a positive experience however Matt is by far the best instructor. We caught every single wave he put us on!... More 

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Westwood, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

Matt had my young niece up on the first attempt and me further along than I had been in the past. An excellent teacher with perfect demeanor, excellent equip (boards and wet suits) with an eye on safety, Matt made our experience at Swami's a memorable one. I will be back to MSA and highly recommend Matt if you want... More 

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