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Everything was fantastic! Barry was very communicative, gave a fantastic lesson, and we can't wait to do more!
Bud is fantastic- an amazing and inspiring coach. I've seen him work with beginners. The result is laughs and easy progression to standing up and riding. Bud has personally tuned my surfing. I surf better than I did before and he helped me make my turns more efficient and I'm now fantastic on my backhand. I also got my stoke back. I am immensely grateful to Bud. I can't say enough.
very unique and fun way to learn to ride your board with KTB's kitepole and boat. I learned how to get up on board, balance and transitions all in just 45 minutes versus several hours on water with just my board, kite and light winds. I highly recommend lessons from KTB!
I will help you fine tune your skills for adventure in hopes of leading you to a more joyful life. With lots of customer experience over the years, I have decided to help people do what I enjoy the most, and that's experience all that life and adventure have to offer.
First, ask yourself if City Of Surf is for you: Are you interested in surfing, and enjoying the beach and the ocean? Are you in the SF Bay Area or Monterey Bay, and need a way to jump start your approach to fun and fitness? Are you just not into the gym? Are you just not into working out indoors? Have you ever watched those junior lifeguards training on the beach, and wished there was something fun like that for you? Are your workouts simply unfulfilling? Do they feel like work to you? Are you looking for something you and your family can enjoy together? Are you searching for a financially sustainable fun factor? Are you in need of a fun workout challenge that engages your whole mind, body and spirit? Have you found your stoke? Have you found one of those fun things to do in your life that you love so much, that you never want to stop doing it, ever? Next, get to know City of Surf: City of Surf can help you reach your own fitness and happiness goals. Discover the joy of the ocean through surfing, beach fitness, and Ohana time. The intent is to help you and even your family, friends, and colleagues become self-reliant, capable, and very stoked ocean enthusiasts. We will have very little classroom time. We will optimize your outdoor playtime. Be a kid with your kids. Get to know the ocean. Imagine finding your own joy on your own terms, and coming back to it whenever you choose. Our first meetings will be all about getting you know you and devising an approach that suits you. To make best use of your time, we will jump right into learning the mechanics of the surf zone. We will also take optional video footage. You will be having so much fun you might forget that this could very well replace a large part of your gym visits. You will become fit at a faster rate, and you will be so stoked! Call City Of Surf for your next steps! Appointments can usually be made within a week of your call.
Bud Freitas grew up surfing in Santa Cruz county and has a vast amount of local knowledge in the Santa Cruz area to facilitate your Santa Cruz surf lessons from Surf School Santa Cruz. Bud spent every waking hour of his young life surfing and exploring the coast of Santa Cruz and has more than 20 years of experience in the water surfing his butt off. His credentials on the WQS and other contests speak for itself. If you want to watch Bud Freitas in action, check out the photo gallery and watch Bud ripping with your own eyes! Learn more about Bud Freitas, the surfer and teacher.
Andrew Mattison has been working with clients for more than 15 years. He offers private surf lessons as well as guiding services and waterfall touring, among others.