Aloha Brothers Surf Lessons is a training facility in Los Angeles that offers surfing lessons with experienced surfing instructors. The surf lessons are suitable for beginners and advanced surfers who will be able to train on nearby Venice Beach. The surfing lessons include a demonstration of the safety instructions, basics of surfing, surf etiquette, how to find good waves, techniques of catching a wave, and a close observation on the participant’s practical performance that comes with a critique for improvement.

Nick Fowler, the owner and operator of Aloha Brothers, was trained by former world surfing champion Fred Hemmings. Nick has also won surf contests and has a number of corporate sponsors. In addition to Nick, qualified surf instructors Jeff and Michael share their more than 15 years of surfing and ocean experience.

1.Surf Lessons

Surf Lessons
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All surf lessons are for duration of 90 minutes of water time. The lesson comes with a size-appropriate surf board and a wetsuit, to be used for the duration of lessons.

· Beginner - Suitable for children aged 3 and above. The lessons include the basic techniques of surfing, board positioning, paddling, ocean safety, and wave riding for starters.

· Intermediate - Suitable for the transition from intermediate to expert level. The instructor goes into surfing details ranging from the techniques of finding good waves to how to ride them like an expert.

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2.Plan your Visit

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The lessons are offered in groups or in a private format. A standard group lesson consisting of up to 4 people excluding the instructor costs $85 per person. Private instruction offers personalized lessons suitable for individuals, couples, and small families and come at $160 for one person or $255 for two.

Experts at the center recommend 5 to 6 classes to achieve a better understanding of surfing techniques and to become fully comfortable on the board. With this rationale in mind, the institute also offers 2 Saver Package Lessons to choose from;

· 5-lesson package, which includes 5 standard group lessons (priced at $375 per person)

· 4-lesson package, which includes 3 standard group lessons and 1 private lesson (priced at $375 per person)

Gift Certificates

One can purchase online gift certificates that can be redeemed at Aloha Brothers Surf Lessons. All their gift certificates are valid for one year from the date of issue and are non-transferable and non-refundable.

The gift certificate payments should be made to Nick's PayPal account – Once the payment is made, marking it as “Friends or Family,” you will be required to let the receiver know you have purchased a gift certificate via email and Aloha Brothers will email you the certificate.

Bookings & Reservations

Lessons can be pre-booked online under their Rates & Bookings tab. Payments are accepted in cash or via PayPal, Venmo, or QuickPay. The training center needs 24-hour advance notice to cancel bookings and issue a full refund for unused lesson payments.

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Aloha Brothers Surf Lessons, 528 Rialto Ave, Venice, California 90291, website, Phone: 323-316-8108

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