Learning to surf can be a fun pastime, or it can be the commitment of a lifetime. Qualified instruction is the fastest, best and by far safest way to make big strides. Everyone can benefit from surfing instruction, especially:
- Beginners just starting out
- Riders who want to surf new locations or bigger waves
- Accomplished surfers who want to learn the most advanced techniques
Wind Over Water lesson and gear center is the premier surf school in the San Francisco Bay Area. We offer one-on-one private lessons with safety expert and big wave surfer Jeff Kafka.
Jeff Kafka has over 30 years of experience surfing some of the best waves in the world.
He was trained by the Coast Guard in water safety and has since become one of the top Big Wave Safety experts in the world. Jeff is the lead rescue for the Big Wave World Tour, and has been a major force on the Water Patrol at Maverick’s, the biggest wave on the North American mainland. Jeff conducts surfing lessons at local spots in Northern California.
For beginners, Jeff teaches ocean awareness, water safety, wave riding technique, surfer etiquette, and other basic skills needed to get riding in a self-sufficient way. All equipment is provided for the lesson, including a wetsuit, booties, and surfboard. Beginners of all ages are welcome!
For intermediate or advanced students, Jeff teaches appropriate skills to make the most progress in your areas of interest. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you can learn with Jeff!