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Ryan Park
Sign up on website. Then…There isn’t a better app in terms of detailed, technical description of all different levels. Super helpful, and they are a small group currently so they really provide customer Service because they care about their brand and customer experience.
Beginner Surfer
The app is super easy to use. The content is amazing – with great visuals and lots of helpful stuff for all skill levels. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced surfer, this app has everything you need to learn and improve. It’s a must-have for anyone who loves surfing!
Justin Polanco
Want to thank the Barefoot Team for an amazing experience! The team and fellow travelers are amazing people and I hope to cross paths again! I attended the Nicaragua retreat. If you’re an intermediate surfer who has struggled with progressing, this trip is for you! The combination of video analysis, in water coaching, and surf theory classes has pushed my surfing to the next level. The coaches were able to break down my deficiencies and give me drills and things to work on. Saw a jump in improvement from my first to last surf session! The coaches give you the tools to take home to continue to improve. After a few sessions back in the water in San Diego, I was surfing quicker with more confidence! I knew exactly what to work on! Grateful for my time there!
Jessica D. Thomas
David Hayes
The team at Barefoot Surf Travel are excellent at getting a beginning surfer like me to advance to the next level of surfing skill. For me it was “taking the drop” on green waves, but for others in my group it was bottom turns, or popups. I can take what I learned and apply it to my home surf spot and continue to improve. I did the one-week surf camp and every detail (coaching, accommodations, meals, etc) was handled flawlessly. Great experience!
David Burrus
I first found Barefoot Surf through their online surfing tutorials. If you haven’t checked them out on Youtube, you should. They even have their own app with tons of additional surf instructional material. Out of all the “how to surfing videos” I have come across, Barefoot’s are by far the best! I liked their videos so much that I decided to attend their surf camp in Nosara, Costa Rica. This honestly is where I learned the most! I have never actually seen myself surf on video. The Barefoot coaches would analyze each wave with you. Sometimes breaking it down slow-mo frame by frame. They would give you pointers and technique recommendations on what to work on and how to read the waves. I have been surfing for about 4 years, never super consistent since I don’t live near the ocean. I can honestly say that I learned more in this one week surf camp than I have in years on my own.
Benjamin Matthew
My experience with Barefoot was so awesome I felt compelled to write this. If you’re looking to quickly improve your surfing skills, I cannot recommend the Barefoot program enough. As someone who took 10+ surfing lessons BEFORE doing the Barefoot camp, I can honestly say that learned more in the first two days with Barefoot than from all of my previous time in the water. From a cost/instruction standpoint, Barefoot is a no brainer.
Anthony Thomas

Is this for me?

Our surfing courses are specifically designed for the following levels of surfers:

Surf Beginner 1.1

You never surfed before or tried only a few times

Surf Beginner 1.2

You are starting to catch & surf unbroken waves by yourself

Surf Intermediate 2.1

You can consistently angle your take off & ride the shoulder

Surf Intermediate 2.2

You are working on manoeuvres like cutbacks, snaps, etc.

Is this for me?

At Barefoot Surf, we understand your desire to become a better, more confident surfer. To be this way, you need to gain surf knowledge, practice with focus and receive quality feedback. The problem is that most beginner and intermediate surfers try to develop their skills on their own. By doing this, they don’t acquire the knowledge to understand techniques correctly and don’t know what to focus on at their specific level. They also lack the feedback from a coach or an experienced friend to identify their mistakes and bad habits. We know first-hand that the combination of getting in the game as an adult and figuring things out by trial and error is a recipe for frustration and discouragement. That’s why we’ve spent the last 15 years developing a surf coaching program to help surfers fast-track their surf progression.

Here is how it works. First, sign up to access a structured, step-by-step program that gives you everything you need to know to reach the next level. Second, use your newly acquired knowledge and skills to know exactly what to focus on when surfing. Third, watch the progression roll in and see how much more enjoyable your sessions start getting.

Join Barefoot Premium today to stop working on the wrong techniques the wrong way. Get the proper guidance and structure you need to progress faster and have more fun in the water.


You can access our content on your phone, tablet and laptop, as the platform is fully responsive.

You can watch your tutorials on nearly any device:

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Additionally, you can watch your content on your TV by:

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  • Using an HDMI cord to connect a computer or laptop to your TV

Over the years, we have gained significant knowledge on how surfers progress, what are the key techniques they need to learn, what are the most common mistakes, how to fix them, etc.

Originally, we had designed our tutorials to help the hundreds of beginner & intermediate surfers that join our coaching retreats. They are specifically designed for the types of surfers that join our retreats, which are:

  • Surfers that never surfed before or tried only a few times
  • Surfers that are starting to catch & surf unbroken waves by themselves
  • Surfers that can consistently angle their take off & ride the shoulder 
  • Surfers that are working on manoeuvres like cutbacks, floaters, snaps, etc. 
  • You cannot be “too much of a beginner” to benefit from our tutorials. They are built specifically for beginner and intermediate surfers (including ones that have never tried surfing before).
  • You can be too advanced for our tutorials. At the moment we do not have advanced tutorials, for example, how to get barrelled, how to do airs, etc.

If you’re a beginner or an intermediate surfer, we have the package that fits your skills and goals.

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Our program will teach you:

  • How to read waves
  • How to pop up on a longboard
  • How to catch unbroken waves
  • How to paddle efficiently
  • How to turn in the white water
  • Basic footwork
  • Surfboard types for beginners
  • How to turtle roll
  • How to push through waves
  • Understand surf ethics
  • How to go left and right on a wave
  • How to duck dive
  • How to catch more waves
  • How to turn on a longboard
  • What is a proper surf stance
  • How to cross step on a longboard
  • Surfboards basics for intermediates
  • How to generate speed
  • How to do bottom turns
  • How to do top turns
  • How to pop up on shortboards
  • How to do cutbacks
  • How to catch better waves

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