Next-Level Surf Coaching

Next Level Surf Coaching


We educate and instruct children to enjoy the beach and ocean responsibly.

Come join Erik Nelsen Surf Camps and Newport Beach’s own professional surfer Dave Post for the first and only intermediate surf coaching and contest prep course in Orange County. If you are enthralled by the sport of surfing and want to take it to the Next Level, come join Dave’s coaching expertise and his excellent coaching staff this summer.

This course will fine-tune your surfing approach through on hand coaching, daily video analysis, stretching and fitness, nutritional advice and self-care practice. Dave’s 15 years as a professional surf coach has produced some of California’s finest and up & coming surfers. Sharpen your skill to become a better-rounded surfer!

Daily: filming, video review, strength training, stretching, contest heats, surf technique, free surfs and much more!  

See you this summer!

Classes are taught by CPR and first aid certified instructors with a 6 to 1 student/instructor ratio.

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The camp is Monday through Friday / 8:00am – 2:00pm

  • Our surf coaching has a 4:1 student to instructor ratio. 
  • All instructors are CPR and First Aid certified. 
  • Please bring your own wetsuit and surfboard. 
  • Bring in a backpack: snack, lunch, bottle of water, sunscreen, bathing suit, shorts, flip flops, towel, sweatshirt, and hat. 
  • Simple and easy carpool-style Pick-up and Drop-off for parents is provided. 
  • Pizza party on Friday.

Seashore Drive and Nordina Street near Tower 74


Daily Schedule:

7:30 to 8am – Camp sign-in and drop-off at park lawn
8:15 – 9am – Camps begins / introduction / roll /stretching 
9 am – Groups organized by skill and personal needs
9:15 to 10:15 am – Coach Dave conducts a free surf to determine skill level 
10:30 – 11am – Snack and water break / camp meeting to discuss direction of surfers
11:30 – 12:30pm –  Run heat organized heats 

12:30 – 1:00 pm – Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 Daily – Recap day / discussion / what to work on
1:30 to 2pm – Sign out campers from lawn pick area


July 22 – July 26
July 29 – August 2

What to bring

 Your own surfboard and wetsuit
 Surf watch
Bagged lunch & a snack
Bathing suit & sandals
Sun screen
Bottle of water
Hat for shade

We provide

Tents for shade

Contact Us

Call us at (949) 464-0077

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