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Encinitas Surf Lessons

Encinitas, CA 92024
+1 619-847-3009
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Surfing for Empowerment

Most instructors are great with beginners or with coaching pro, but It's not always easy to find... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
Joel A
Great lesson, great Instructor, thorough and very interested in your success

Jason was great from the first contact. I reached out on the contact page with questions and he got... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Seana J
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Surf Lessons in Encinitas by Jason / Surfing For Empowerment. I give specialized surf lessons for those that want more personal attention, presence, passion, and purpose in their journey learning to "walk on water". I also help people in overcoming their fear and have breakthroughs and transformation in all areas of their lives using surfing and the Ocean as a catalyst. Please see surfingforempowerment. com for more details. I look forward to working and being of service to you!
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22 Jun 2018
“Surfing for Empowerment”
21 Feb 2018
“Great lesson, great Instructor, thorough and very interested in your success”
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Encinitas, CA 92024
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Most instructors are great with beginners or with coaching pro, but It's not always easy to find someone who really knows how to work with beginning/intermediate surfers. Jason was awesome and really got me to the next level. Not only did he help me with...More

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JasonSurf2016, Owner at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

Wow Joel this is an amazing transmission for people and beautiful reflection indeed. Surfing can be so much more than just popping up on a board and riding waves. And I thrive seeing people discover more of themselves in the water and transfer what they...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

Jason was great from the first contact. I reached out on the contact page with questions and he got right back to me and told me to call to set up. He followed up, answered questions and was great with trying to figure out what...More

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JasonSurf2016, Owner at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

Awesome Seana! You did awesome out there! Glad you enjoyed and looking forward to serving you again when you visit. Much love...

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

Jason rocks! His lesson created a solid starting foundation that translated into me riding multiple waves during our 2-hour session. This guy knows his surfing! I highly recommend this top-notch service! Most importantly though, Jason is just a really good dude!More

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ENCINITASSURF, Owner at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2017

Shawn I can honestly say that you were definitely the most talented beginner I ever had! You never even fell once! 5 waves all the way to the beach from way outside annnnnd on your birthday? Whaaaaaaaat? That's ridiculous! In any case 5 waves deserves...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time learning with Jake and Tim! We have 4 kids ranging in age from 12-17. They worked with each of us at our level of comfort to make sure we were ready and safe. We all got up on our boards!...More

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ENCINITASSURF, General Manager at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Yay so great to hear y'all had a great time out there with Jake and Tim awhile back. Those guys certainly know their stuff in the water! We hope you keep coming back for more surf visits!

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Reviewed November 5, 2016

Jason was out of town and readily set us up with Chad for the following morning. Chad was a very patient instructor. The surf was pretty rough and made for some challenges, but provided lovely waves for us to try out our skills. My 10...More

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ENCINITASSURF, Owner at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Hey Insley so glad that it worked out well with Chad in the water! He is one of my best! Let us know when you would like to get back out there. We would be happy to help. Meanwhile if you ever have interest in...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

The owner Jason was able to schedule me during a very hectic time. I could not be more happy with the attentive and calm process at the last minute. Aaron was my instructor. He was very professional -calm, cool, and collected as such. An opportunity...More

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JasonSurf2016, Owner at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2016

So glad we could get you in last minute and that you had a good experience with Aaron my friend. More Importantly I am happy to hear that your experience was therapeutic and uplifting! YES! Please come back for more we are happy to service...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

I had such wonderful experience with Encinatas surf lessons. My instructor Aaron was very attentive, down to earth, patient and supportive, and best of all...very very helpful! I actually got to experience that magic moment that I've been dreaming of- of riding a wave, an...More

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JasonSurf2016, Owner at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2016

So Glad you were able to experience your dream of riding a wave in its perfection all the way to shore Michelle! I know you experienced interest in my Surfing For Empowerment classes so please reach out next time you are in town so I...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2016

Our mildly hesitant daughter had a rewarding three day experience with instructor Aaron who was knowledgable, funny and understanding. We'd repeat in a heartbeat.

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JasonSurf2016, Owner at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2016

I am in joy knowing that your daughter had a good first experience with surfing and the ocean with Aaron! Please come again for multiple lessons to anchor her experience deeper! Blessings... :)

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Reviewed August 31, 2015

Our son had a wonderful Ocean Empowerment and Surf Lesson with Jason! He'd taken several group lessons and attended a week long surf camp in the past but NOTHING has come close to the value received from Encinitas Surf Lessons. Not only was the one...More

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JasonSurf2013, Owner at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2015

It was such an honor and pleasure to be of service to your son Hank Beckie! He was a sponge and absorbed everything I taught him extremely well indeed! I know he will apply the tools I gave him so he can feel empowered and...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2015

We are a family of aspiring surfers from the East coast and took six lessons with Jason during the last week of April during our vacation to Encinitas. We were looking for a personal style type of instructions to improve our skills and were not...More

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JasonSurf2013, Owner at Encinitas Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2015

It was quite a pleasure working with you and your wife Misha! I hope you guys are getting some decent waves in NY these days! Hurricane season is coming right up! :) In any case, contact me anytime and let me know how I can...More

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