Oceanside is a great place for both surf and paddle board lessons. Learning to surf is best at the Oceanside Pier because there is almost always a good foam wave for beginners. The Harbor in Oceanside is great for paddle boarding because the water is calm and there is a lot to look at while you paddle away.
Surfing requires more athleticism than paddle boarding but both are great exercise. With surfing, the student has to learn to pop from a prone position to a standing position while moving fast in a tumultuous wave. In paddle boarding students start standing up and most complete their hour without ever falling off.
I suggest to my students for surfing that they get a wet suit which they can obtain at Asylum for $5 for two hours. We don’t wear wet suits for paddle boarding, but most students don’t fall in the water.
I teach surfing for $50 for one for one hour and paddle boarding for $45 for one for one hour. In surfing, most of my athletic students learn to be independent in two hours where they can move on to rent and buy their own boards and practice on their own. Paddle boarders can always return to the Harbor and rent a board for a great hour of exercise.
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