Learn to Surf Gold Coast, The Gold Coast Surf Academy was founded by extreme sportsman, veteran surfer and internationally renowned surfing coach, Johnny Preston. He believes that riding a wave is one of life’s many rewards which people of most ages can enjoy.

The Gold Coast Surf Academy operates with Safety Standards and council regulated licenses with approved equipment. The curriculum is continually being developed through the correct coaching and consultant assessment. Additional classes have recently been added to including reef surfing and elite coaching for intermediate and above surfers.

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Tuesday daily report

July 22nd, 2014

Swells calmed down over the last few days along the coast with the southerly winter swells doing their thing. the sandbanks for learn to surf have improved. the temperature in the water has been comfo...

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monday english college

July 21st, 2014

Finally found a decent sandbank at kurrawa for the english students. Swells cleaned itself up a little and they certainly made the most of it and were so well mannered. Johnny    

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