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HOKALI surf lessons
Addison Bruce
San Francisco
Boxing
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Alfonso De Simon
San Francisco
Tennis
I helped clients of all levels to improve their games by transferring my knowledge and experience from all the years I've dedicated to this world. My teaching philosophy is to have a clear idea on what I want to achieve with each particular client while remaining open to adapt.
Great with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Alvaro Tisoc
San Francisco
Surf
I'm from Lima, Peru. im 23 and spent all that time near the ocean, i've been surfing for 10 years and teaching for 2. @alvarotisoc
Great with kidsGreat for beginnersGreat for advanced surfers
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Borislav Novachkov
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
Boxing
I have worked out my whole life, and competed in the 2016 Olympics for wrestling for Bulgaria. Currently fighting professionally. I have lots of experience coaching and training wrestlers to be in better shape for competition.
Great with kidsGreat with adult students
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Brady Cooling
San Diego
Surf
What I love about coaching is sharing my love and passion for the ocean and surfing with others, and watching people smile when they stand up on their first wave and coasting across the ocean.
Great with adult studentsGreat for beginnersShares a spiritual connection with the ocean
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Charlie Deist
San Francisco
Tennis
Personal Trainer
(San Ramon) I’m a lifelong tennis player, personal trainer and movement coach, who specializes in efficient movement patterns as a foundation for enjoying the sport. My methods emphasize mastering form first while eliminating weaknesses that might lead to getting hurt.
Great with kidsGreat for beginnersShares a spiritual connection with the ocean
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Christian Anderson
San Francisco
Golf
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Christopher Hawley
Los Angeles
Surf
Learned to surf on Maui while living in Colorado, and quit my ski instructor job in Aspen and moved to a place with waves. Now based in Venice Beach for over 20 years, taught over a thousand students of all levels in SoCal and Hawaii. I'm a touring musician as well and I teach yoga and guitar!
Great for beginnersGreat for advanced surfersNature and ocean savvy
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Clayton Einck
Los Angeles
Surf
Howdy! I have a deep love and passion for the ocean. I learned how to surf when I was 8 years old and I was hooked on surfing immediately. I have taught many people how to surf, and i understand the basics needed to learn how to surf. I can’t wait to get you up and riding a wave in no time. Cheers!
Great with kidsGreat for beginnersShares a spiritual connection with the ocean
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Dan Chicorel
San Francisco
Golf
I've worn numerous hats in life: sportscaster, franchise owner, marketing professional, and now teaching golf professional. I started playing golf during my sportscasting years and became a golf instructor later in my life to share my passion and love of this great game.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Eddy Araujo
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
I'm a bachelor in kinesiology, post grad in Elite sports performance and jiu jitsu brown belt. I strongly believe we are each very unique, so I prescribe exercises based on and respecting the individ. I teach strength, conditioning and functional training.
Great with adult studentsGreat for beginnersGreat with big groups
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Evan Emerson
Jacksonville
Surf
A Florida native now based in Jacksonville, FL and with over 20 years of ocean experience I truly enjoy sharing the STOKE fellow surf brothers and sisters. Catching your first wave is the best feeling in the world! I absolutely love getting to see the smiles your faces.
Great with kidsExcellent for Surfcamps (4hours)Great with big groups
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Evan Lawrence
San Francisco
Surf
Im looking forward to sharing my passion of surfing with you and showing you a great and exciting time. A lesson with me includes the following: The most fun beach lesson on the planet creating lifelong memories with friends/family/or by yourself!
Great with kidsGreat for beginnersShares a spiritual connection with the ocean
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Fernanda Lopez Ortiz
San Diego
Surf
Aloha! I'm Fernanda, originally from Argentina, learned to surf when I was young while spending summers with my grandparents at the beach. Now, I'd like to teach that same feeling of catching a wave, which has been a lifelong pursuit. Love the beach and you'll find me there almost every day!
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Florence Ramallo
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
I have been working as a Personal Trainer for more than 5 years. I'm a sports lover, and passionate about fitness. My focus is to show people they can achieve their goals, leading a more healthy and active lifestyle.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Frank Cabral [Blue Ocean Breeze Surf School]
Oahu
Surf
Frank is a renowned surfer who began competing in state and national surfing competitions over 20 years ago. He continues to compete and ride big waves today! Frank has a diverse background in martial arts which he incorporates into his lessons. Frank has been teaching surfing for over 17 years...
Great with adult studentsGreat for advanced surfersGreat with big groups
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Gaia Pazienti
San Francisco
Surf
I’ve been surfing the California Pacific coastline over half my lifetime. My approach is reflected in the phrase: "The best surfer out there is the one with the biggest smile!". One of the greatest passions of my life is sharing the STOKE with surf sisters and brothers of diverse skills/backgrounds.
Great for beginnersShares a spiritual connection with the oceanNature and ocean savvy
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Gillian Alexander
San Francisco
Golf
(Presidio GC) I’ve been playing competitive golf for 15 years, including collegiate and professional. I passed my PGA player ability test and currently taking PGA certified courses. I´ve worked at the top golf academies in the country and coached players of all levels. Ready to improve your game!
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Glenn Tobe
San Francisco
Golf
(San Rafael, CA) In my early teens I was a standout competitive golfer, But soon I realized I was a more skilled coach than I was as a player. I´ve done workshops for UC Berkeley Division Golf Coaches in advanced mental teaching techniques and taught men's and women's golf professionals.
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HOKALI
San Francisco
Tennis
Golf
Don't know who to choose? Or no coaches are available? Don't worry the HOKALI Team will make sure to find a coach at your desired day & time.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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HOKALI Coach
Los Angeles
Surf
Personal Trainer
Don't know who to choose? Or no coaches are available? Don't worry HOKALI Random will make sure to find a coach for you on your desired day & time.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Jackson Dabney
Los Angeles
Surf
I am originally from Maui and I live in LA now doing acting, music, skateboarding, just all the good stuff. I have done lots of lessons and I can show you all the techniques of balance, popping up, and most importantly, years of water knowledge. Look forward to helping you catch your first wave!
Great for beginnersGreat for advanced surfersShares a spiritual connection with the ocean
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James Rogers
San Francisco
Surf
Aloha, I'm James and I'm stoked to share this awesome sport, lifestyle, and connection with the ocean with all my students!
Great with adult studentsShares a spiritual connection with the oceanExcellent for Surfcamps (4hours)
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Jason Michael Wheeler
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
I have been a personal trainer for 15 years. In that time, I have taught group classes for the last 10 years. I design unique workouts for every session. No more going to the same class every Tuesday. Most importantly, I want everyone to feel good after the workout is over.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Jeremiah Richard
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
Boxing
Swimming
Refined training strategy with a passion in helping people feel fit, healthy and happy.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Jimmyjames
Los Angeles
Surf
Aloha! I love educating and teaching ocean awareness/ water saftey. I have taught many students in Florida and California over the last few years. Full of stoke, plenty of experience, tips, and tricks to get you on many waves. Guaranteed to have a blast! So pick me and lets surf!
Great with adult studentsGreat for beginnersGreat with big groups
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John Cervantes
San Francisco
Tennis
(Lake Merced) I’ve been teaching for over 25 years. I’m the tennis director at Lake Merced Golf Club. I’ve started the largest non profit for education in SF. I specialize with children with learning disabilities, neurotypical. Recognized as one of four best tennis instructors by City Ports.
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John Savoy
San Francisco
Tennis
I love to work with children from all backgrounds with any kind of abilities and help them to develope new skills.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Jon Drost
San Diego
Surf
I love surfing because I get to see adults turn into their inner child and children learn things they will take into adulthood! Picking up a little bit of trash on your way from the water to your car (in general) doesn’t hurt. Aloha all the way!
Great with adult studentsGreat for beginnersNature and ocean savvy
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Jon Markowitz
Los Angeles
Surf
I have been teaching surfing professionally for over 8 years. I thoroughly enjoy teaching about ocean science and ocean safety.I hope to help you understand how to "read the ocean," understand the complexities of surf forecasting and how to represent the aloha mentality.I hope to surf with you soon!
Great with kidsGreat for advanced surfersGreat with big groups
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Kedrick Shadley
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
I have a B.S. in Kinesiology (physical therapy emphasis). I was a special olympics swimming coach, physical therapy aid, personal trainer, and elementary/middle school PE teacher. Still an amateur boxing and mixed martial arts competitor.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Kevin Art Brown
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
I am fun, energetic and outrageous when it comes to getting fit. I like to teach and take my time individually with each participant. Taking each step carefully to ensure proper form and results.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Lee James
San Francisco
Tennis
(Burlingame and Hillsborough Heights) I believe there are as many different ways to hit a tennis ball as there are tennis players. I will teach you how to move to the ball properly: how to anticipate where the ball is going and how to effectively get to the ball with time to spare.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Levy Wilson
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
I do strength training as well as mobility training to sports specific movements, agility, speed, raw power. I have lots of experience with kids, beginners, and people of all different skill ranges. I make working out fun and enjoyable as much as I can.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Markell Perkings
San Francisco
Boxing
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Michael Elguera
San Francisco
Tennis
(Arroyo Park) I strongly believe that a good foundation is key in order to develop a good player, without a strong base their games will have a limit. My objective is getting the player’s maximum potential so that they can feel confident on the court and do their best in competition.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Mikey Zhou
San Francisco
Surf
My experience consists of working with surfers of all levels and backgrounds. All that I ask is you prepare for a lot of smiles, positive vibes, and some of the best times of your life - I’ll take care of the rest!!!
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Nick Nguy
San Francisco
Tennis
(Napa) I have played tennis my whole life. Since high school.. Admire tennis players like Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. Have coached for over 15 years.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Nicki Clark [Marin Outdoor Adventure]
San Francisco
Surf
My name is Nicki, I am the Founder & Lead guide for Marin Outdoor Adventure located in Marin County California. We offer surf lessons for all levels and ages. We specialize in creating a safe and fun atmosphere for our clients. Level 1 ISA certified surf coaches and certified in ocean rescue.
Great with adult studentsShares a spiritual connection with the oceanGreat with big groups
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Paislee Holgate
Los Angeles
Surf
Hi my name is Paislee. I started surfing when I was 13 and have been hooked ever since. I love teaching with Hokali and wait to surf with you!
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Quinn Fitzgerald
San Francisco
Swimming
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Rob Mallick
San Francisco
Surf
I still remember the stoke from catching my first wave. I want my students to experience this feeling of joy and euphoria. Having that rush of neurotransmitters being released from our brains, makes the moment so memorable. This feeling is what brings surfers back, over and over and over again!
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsNature and ocean savvy
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Robert Brooks
San Francisco
Surf
Aloha everyone! I've had the opportunity to teach, share my love for surfing and the ocean for the past 6 years. Nothing else in my life has given me more inspiration. I started surfing at 14 in New Jersey and fell in love instantly. I love coaching with HOKALI because of the family vibe!
Great with kidsShares a spiritual connection with the oceanExcellent for Surfcamps (4hours)
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Salim
San Francisco
Boxing
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Sam Morrison
San Francisco
Tennis
(Boonville and Ukiah) 35 years teaching in Rockland, Orange, and Sullivan Counties in NY and Bergen County NJ . Worked with beginners to top ranked juniors. Adults as well with private and group lessons. Head Pro and assistant at country clubs, hotels and Sports Club tennis facilities.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Scott Brady
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
Boxing
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Scott Wagner
San Francisco
Surf
Aloha!! I was born and raised in Hilo on the east side of the Big Island of Hawai'i. I’ve been surfing for 28 years, with a few of those years spent surfing professionally. I'm absolutely stoked for teaching people how to surf, how to read the water and how to navigate safely in the ocean!
Great for advanced surfersShares a spiritual connection with the oceanGreat with big groups
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Sheldon Callum
San Francisco
Boxing
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Sirui Huang
San Francisco
Personal Trainer
Swimming
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Sparky [Sparky Surf School]
Oahu
Surf
School specialized in high quality yet affordable lessons for children, families, adults, couples & solo travellers who are visiting or living in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Great with kidsGreat for beginnersShares a spiritual connection with the ocean
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Tarik Halaq
San Francisco
Tennis
(Mission District) Tennis and sports in general have always been a passion of mine, playing for more than 20 year and coaching for 6 years. Seeing my students growth and allowing them to see their own ability develop, gives me great pride as a coach.
Great with kidsGreat with adult studentsGreat for beginners
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Zoraida Pagan [Natty Surf School]
Oahu
Surf
I had helped spread the knowledge and enjoyment of surfing since 1999. Come and learn how to surf or develop your skills in the sport in a safe and fun environment on the beautiful waters of Haleiwa. Teaching Surfing for over 15 years being Master Surf Champion from Puerto Rico and I.S.A. Mahalo!
Great with adult studentsGreat for beginnersGreat for advanced surfers