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Surfing In Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles is a happening city with an array of beautiful beaches. Kind sand bottom beach breaks make for excellent options for learning to surf. Pacific Surf School offers the opportunity to take a surfing lesson in several Los Angeles locations. We provide the opportunity to get in the water if you’re in the area!

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What Time of the Year is Best for a Surfing Lesson

Here in sunny San Diego, there is rarely a time when taking a surf lesson will not be an awesome experience. Depending on your skill level, your physical condition, and your nerve, however, certain times of the year may offer more fun for some individuals. The summer days in Pacific Beach are unmatched when it

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How Height and Weight Effect Surfers as They Learn

All surfers develop skills at their own pace. Typically the younger they are when they learn to surf, the easier a time they will have with progressing. As we grow, learning to surf becomes more challenging but by no means impossible for anyone. Surfing requires a great deal of balance and coordination, two skills not

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Can You Learn To Surf From Youtube?

The internet is a useful tool to anyone that seeks guidance for improving their surfing. Youtube has countless demonstrative and explanatory surfing videos to help answer questions beginner surfers usually have. Although these videos offer some knowledge, I would argue that no matter how many Youtube videos you watch, there is no amount of information

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Surf Lessons in San Diego

BOOK NOW Pacific Surf School in SAN DIEGO Pacific Surf School is SAN DIEGO’s Premier Surfing School San Diego is the perfect place to learn how to surf. San Diego holds some of the most consistent waves in Southern California with a variety of surf breaks. Pacific Surf School in San Diego, along with its

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Duck-Dive Deeper: How to Get Through Waves Safely

One technique to focus on when learning to surf a smaller board is the duck-dive technique. If done correctly, the duck-dive is a sure way for surfers to move through breaking waves and reach the lineup. A duck-dive can place a surfer in the middle of the energy of a wave if done improperly. Duck

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Intermediate Surf Lessons

One of the best aspects of learning to surf is how quickly the intermediate skills can be learned once a surfer gains the ability to catch and ride unbroken waves on their own. If you have the basics in the bag, this article is aimed at you as it covers what will be learned and

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Surf Vacation Anyone?

Surfing is an incredible hobby. All around the world, people are discovering the sport, along with new waves and surfing destinations. Some of the most beautiful areas for travel and leisure are also prime surfing locations.  Of course, Hawaii and California are most often considered when it comes to surfing in the United States; however,

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How to Improve at Surfing With No Access to Waves

The ocean does not always present surfers the opportunity to dip our heads into the water each day. There are certain days that the conditions do not allow for it, whatever the reason. Some locations see more of these days than others, and even here in sunny San Diego, a surfing mecca of the US,

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Identifying and Navigating Rip Currents

If you are new to surfing, one of the first skills you will want to develop is the ability to identify a rip current, as well as efficiently getting yourself out of danger. Rip currents can be unforgiving, and finding yourself in a dangerous situation at the mercy of the sea can be a frightening

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