The certified instructors at XSUP teach students the ins and outs of standup paddleboarding, helping them quickly master the sport so that they can enjoy their time skimming across the water. Their lessons touch on essential skills, including maintaining balance, making forward strokes, and steering, in accordance with each student's skill level. As participants enjoy the sun and exercise, they'll also have the chance to see Laguna Beach from a new perspective and may even witness dolphins, rays, and sea lions in their natural habitats.
Schooling hitters with its Iron Mike professional pitching machines, training cages, and certified instructors, the Laguna Beach hitting emporium helps sharpen the swings of players of all ages. All machines within the outdoor, mesh-shielded facility pelt backstops at a distance of 46 feet from home plate–allowing batters to hone their timing–and are capable of simulating real-life pitching speeds between 35 and 85 mph, while catering to left handers, right handers, and no handers alike.
Now in its 31st year, Pacific Ballet Conservatory teaches the art of rhythm and poise inside four modern studios. Its highly trained instructors—whose international credentials stem from such centers as the Joffrey Ballet and the Dutch National Ballet—mentor both children and adults with an unflagging focus on personal development. Evaluations at six-month intervals gauge every student's progress in ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary styles. Pupils can also showcase their talents during the Spring Performance Series, which emulates professional theater productions with special effects and Muppet-filled box seats. Many dancers do indeed progress to the spotlight after their schooling, performing onstage at the San Francisco Ballet, Houston Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy, and even Disneyland.
Master Tony Park began teaching tae kwon do at the age of 12, just five years after his first lessons. Since then, not much has changed. With 38 years of experience, the native South Korean still teaches his country's martial art, but he now does it at his own facility, National Taekwondo Academy, Inc. There, Park and his staff of seasoned instructors orchestrate self-defense and fitness programs for all ages: kids, teens, adults, and mummies.
Gracie Barra Laguna offers world-class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) instruction for individuals & families. The art of BJJ has evolved to become a key element in achieving physical fitness, character development, self-defense & a well-balanced lifestyle.
When 13-year-old Ryan Trengrove began his stint as a caddy, he could hardly know it would only be the beginning of a long career in golf. Now Ryan has not only sharpened his own golf game, he's given more than 10,000 lessons. Using this hard-earned experience, Ryan heads a staff of instructors that uses high-speed cameras and FlightScope analytics to examine clients' golf swings. Clients who are ready to launch golf balls into the air meet up with an instructor at Golf Swing Prescription's indoor studio that features a carpet with green turf. Cameras capture each swing for later review on a 46-inch flat screen, which gives instructors a good, long look at each clients' style to help improve form and follow-through with time-testing instruction techniques and a calculates series of jabs to the shoulder's reflex point. After each lesson, instructors post a summary online, where students can retrieve the information for 24/7 advice.