What you will learn at our surf school

February 9, 2023
Learn to Surf

San Diego Surf School is the go-to option for people who want to learn to surf. We receive students from around the world, including tourists who visit San Diego to enjoy the happening town and exciting beaches.

At San Diego Surf School, our aim is to ‘teach’ you to surf and enjoy the process. We offer a friendly environment and take the ‘burden’ out of surfing. Here’s all you will learn at our surf school:

You’ll Learn About Waves


For a non-surfer, waves are just water moving in different patterns but for a surfer, waves are life. They talk to them and at San Diego Surf School, we teach students the language of waves. We will explain everything from how waves are formed and how you can identify the right type of wave. Don’t expect lessons to be boring as our instructors know how to add a dash of humor to keep you engaged.

You will learn everything about rip currents, tides, swells, and more. In the end, you will be able to identify the ‘right’ wave and be on your way to being an expert surfer.

We’ll Teach You To Select The Right Equipment

Surf Equipments

Learning to select the right equipment is as important as learning about waves. We will tell you everything about the surfboard and other equipment, including the fin, the leash, and the surf wax. Moreover, we’ll explain the importance of a wetsuit and how to get into one comfortably.

You will get to learn about the many types of surfboards and things to consider when selecting a board, including the weight and width. Once done with the classes, you will know all there is to know about surfing equipment, including about small items such as boardshorts, surf earplugs, and sunscreen.

You’ll Get To Practice Cool Maneuvers

Surf Maneuvers

We understand you want to show off your skills. Don’t worry, you will get a chance to learn a variety of maneuvers during training, including some aerial moves. Our instructors are highly trained professionals with years of experience in the industry. They will teach you different maneuvers and provide safety tips to reduce the risk of injuries.

They will select maneuvers based on your skills and abilities. Moreover, you will always have the option to request the instructor if you’d like to learn something specific. If feasible, they will include it in your lessons.

We Put Safety First

We want you and everyone else to be safe, hence expect a number of lessons on safety, including wearing safety gear, steps to take if you feel sick or uncomfortable, etc.

There Will Be Classes About Surfing Etiquettes

Surfing etiquette includes respecting the locals, the beach, other learners, etc. You’ll be taught what not to do when learning to surf.

You Will Learn to Surf

Above all, you will learn to surf at San Diego Surf School. Get in touch with us today to know more about our surfing lessons and available plans and how we can help you be a better surfer.