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M&M Surfing School

802 Ocean Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6322
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They never showed up!

I scheduled a surfing lesson with them at Seal Beach, I waited all morning, and they never showed... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Will l
BEST surf school in OC!!!

Our kids 12 and 9 took surf lessons over the summer at M&M. What a phenomenal experience!!! Both... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Melissa G
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MichaelAbout Pless Sr. (Surfing since 1962 and teaching for over 20 years) started the surf school with the belief that surfing could be FUN, SAFE, and EDUCATIONAL. Teaching along with his son Michael Pless Jr. (Surfing since 1983), "Big" Mike Pless and "Little" Mike Pless bring years of surfing experience that enable the student to form the foundation for a lifetime of surfing enjoyment. Located in Seal Beach,on the border of Long Beach and Sunset and Huntington Beach, M&M Surfing School operates year round (excluding Christmas). Programs are customized for your individual skill level and schedule, with Private, Group, Birthday Parties, and Camp Lessons available. Register for classes online now.
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Hours Today: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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802 Ocean Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6322
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

I scheduled a surfing lesson with them at Seal Beach, I waited all morning, and they never showed up! Very disappointing as I was looking forward to getting to surf!More

2  Thank Will l
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Lin C, Public Relations Manager at M&M Surfing School, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

We apologize that our "connection" wasn't made. Our classes begin at 8:00 AM in the middle of the north parking lot at Seal Beach Pier. We are there every day except Christmas. We were out in the water by 9:00 - 11:00 on that day....More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Our kids 12 and 9 took surf lessons over the summer at M&M. What a phenomenal experience!!! Both kids had a blast and learned a ton for their first time surfing. The instructors are awesome and our kids loved learning from them. They are hooked....More

1  Thank Melissa G
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Michael and his son Mike are terrific teachers and surfing coaches. In a short time they have You up on your board enjoying the waves. I should have booked a longer trip as my son was really getting the hang of surfing. I highly recommend...More

1  Thank craigheidi2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

You guys have something special there and I share the experiences I had with you with all my friends and tell them to see you if they get the bug to surf. My first time with you was unforgettable, in that, I was scheduled for...More

1  Thank Eric K
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

My 15 year old daughter surfed once about a year and a half ago in South Carolina and has been asking to go again. We figured what better place then Long Beach CA. My husband called the morning of the lesson and they said to...More

1  Thank Kat1999
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

I went out to visit my sister in Long Beach in 2012. We were supposed to finish learning how to kite surf, but there were two weather systems, one just north and one just south, that were working against each other and completely canceled out...More

1  Thank Caitlin K
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

My friend and I (she's athletic and I'm a klutz) were able to ride a wave on our FIRST TRY because of the outstanding instruction of Jon Larkin, a young dad from New Mexico with a surfing 1 1/2 year old. We were a little...More

1  Thank Linda C
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Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

M&M Surfing School located at Seal Beach, Cali. Meeting in the north parking lot Mike greets his daily students and gets everyone geared up with necessary equipment. Don't own a board? No worries, Mike is always prepared. His classes are taught personally by himself or...More

1  Thank LarnRise
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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting the area on vacation. I had never tried surfing but we're from snowboard country. I decided to look into it when I saw there trucks at seal beach. I met with Mike Jr. And Mike Sr. That day and...More

1  Thank Jonathon b
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Reviewed April 5, 2016

Mike Sr., Mike Jr. and Jonathan made me feel welcome from day one and knew exactly where to start me off given my surf experience to date. Great in-water instruction; they'll make catching a wave easy, and standing up a breeze. Humor-filled poking fun at...More

1  Thank Hanna K
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Rebecca M
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Response from LarnRise | Reviewed this property |
Rebecca, I recall he had wetsuits available but I'm not sure he still does. Give Mike a call. Tell him Larry says "Hey!" (714) 846-7873
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