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If you want to become a competent surfer quickly, UP Surf Coaching provides surf courses and lessons that will take you beyond standing up, to the point where you can surf on your own confidently. You can expect a relaxed learning environment where...more
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Raglan 3225, New Zealand
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+64 21 249 4625
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Forget any other options you've seen. This is the surf coaching you need. Andrew truely instills a confidence and understanding of surfing that you couldn't learn being in a massive group of people. The 5 day beginners course was worth it, guaranteed you will fall...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Andrew L, Owner at UP Surf Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awesome to hear that!

Reviewed 3 November 2018

I couldn't recommend Andrew enough! I came with no surfing experience at all, and left after 5 days with enough experience and practice to now go out by myself. Andrew went above and beyond, answering any questions and advice for moving forward in the future....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Couldn’t recommend this more. I did the 5 day surf camp - Andrew and Lugo were incredible. Very positive, encouraging and patient everyone in our group was standing up. Price is incredibly fair, especially when you see the size of other camps on the beach....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Andrew L, Owner at UP Surf Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Stoked to hear that feedback Chris! Was a fun group and great to see you all progressing so fast, catch you later in the summer

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Andy was an awesome instructor! Myself and a friend were put into a small group of 4 and were able to get very individualised advice to improve our surfing skills and knowledge. We were coached out the back to catch green waves, and were able...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We are really glad we ended up with Andy as our surf instructor. Over our five days in the water we learnt so much-including a much better 'pop up' technique'. Coming to the lessons with some experience already, Andy helped us build on and improve...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

For over 40 years I have been wanting to surf - ever since my first visit to Bude (UK) in the early 70s. This course has finally done it and I couldn't have chosen a better coach. Andrew was brilliant. Just a small group with...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Andrew L, Owner at UP Surf Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Legendary! Good luck finding a board and surfing those Coromandel spots we talked about!

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

First of all I would like to say that surfing is very fun! And second of all that Andrew from UP Surf made it so. I came to Raglan with no previous surfing experiance and left with a complete basic understanding of how to find...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Andrew L, Owner at UP Surf Coaching, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Glad to hear of the confidence you developed and hope you've been surfing and improving even more!

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Hey Andrew, I just took a 3 day course and simply wanted to let you know that it was a truly amazing experience! Also because of Damien, who did a great job as a teacher (just the right amount of pushing and being demanding and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Having just had a second Bubba 10months ago, Andrew made me feel comfortable and confident learning to surf. So great that he takes small groups as it feels like your having a one on one lesson. Loads of great tips and he's happy to share...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Our teenage daughter did a three-day lesson and also a private lesson with Andrew at Raglan's Up Surf Coaching. He is a brilliant coach. Andrew made the whole experience safe and fun for her. He was very helpful with her progression as a surfer and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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