Surfing, like winning a game show, requires skill, poise, and an intimate knowledge of the Beach Boys’ song catalogue. Harmonize with the rhythm of the sea thanks to today’s Groupon for Surf Academy by Dane Kealoha on Waikiki Beach across from the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach. A Waikiki native and former surfing champion, Dane Kealoha draws on the experience he accrued mind-melding with waves at major events all over the world to teach his students how to turn run-of-the-mill oceans into salt-water thrill rides. Get your feet wet with a technically sound lesson covering surfing’s fundamentals as well as basic ocean safety, such as how to tell if a flounder is cranky (hint: it is).
Four Yelpers give Surf Academy by Dane Kealoha a perfect five-star average:
- Dane teaches out of his love for surfing, which to him is a sacred communion with the ocean, nature, and the Creator. He unselfishly shares his knowledge without holding back. – Hao Z.
- Locals and tourists... Start out right from the beginning and take a few lessons from Dane! It'll go a long way towards your surfing career! – mike y.