The southern coast of Sri Lanka, A Beginner's Paradise is one of the best places in the world to learn how to surf. This is why Good Story Surf School is located here on the shores of the warm Indian ocean, amongst some of the most popular surf destinations.
All our instructors are certified by the International Surfing Association and trained in Surf Rescue, and follow the learning process and updates established by the ISA. Lessons are held in three languages: English, Russian and Sinhalese. Surfing school in Sri Lanka is open all year round for both private and group classes.
You can start surfing at any age and with any body composition. We accept students starting from 6 years old! It is a great opportunity for children to spend time being active and outdoors. As for adults it is a great way to diversify their lifestyle, improve health and increase stress resistance. We recommend preparing in advance before the lessons begin. Balance and stretching exercises, swimming pool, yoga, breathing practices will help you get a better physical shape faster.
Surfing is not only a sport, but also a philosophy, overcoming fears, managing emotions and the ability to adapt to the forces of the nature that are beyond our control, the ability to use them in our own interests. Surfing helps you to choose the right moment, to catch the right wave and to enjoy life. See you in the lineup!
Max is a founders of the school, being an instructor is his calling! He is very dedicated to the teaching and bringing his students to success. His natural kindness, positivity and magnetic energy charm students; and his achievements in skateboarding and other extreme sports deserve true respect and adoration of many. Just one lesson with Max will make you look at surfing in a whole new light, and you will fall in love with this sport forever!
Janis has been conquering the cold Baltic sea from his young age. It's no surprise that the warm Indian ocean has won his heart, and now he is discovering new horizons in Weligama. With his nordic temperament he is a reserved and strict coach. His lessons are very straightforward: no nonsense, straight to the point, just surfing!
Dima is a real Ocean Man with philosophical approach to surfing and the Ocean world.He pays great attention to the theory and safety as well as to the history and thedevelopment of the sport. He's our surf-guru, He will not only teach you surfing but willexpand your horizon and vision. With his help you will surly fall in love with this sport.
Handsome and talented he is the youngest coach in the team. He was born inWeligama, and knows this surf spot like nobody else. One of the best surfers on thesouth coast of Sri Lanka, who perfected his skills to the point of winning all prizes atlocal challenges and competitions. Lucky will open the surfing world for you with hischarming smile.
ANDREW KIRILIN (SVERCH)
Extreme to the bone, professional snowboarder and skateboarder, a legend. Participantand winner of Russian and international competitions, one of the founders of theextreme group @GOODFELLAZ. This year, Andrew is celebrating his 20year anniversary of riding boards. It comes as no surprise that he doesn't stop andeasily conquers a new element and a new board. He treats surfing seriously, which healso demands from his students. For him surfing isn't a fun it's a serious shit…
Artem is one of founders of the school, with a degree in teaching, which allows him tofind a solution for even the most difficult educational process. He says that surfing isn'ta sport and you should treat it like something for pleasure. This forms the philosophythat he tries to pass on to his students. He will have everyone surfing in no time –whether you're a top-model, a boxer, a grandmother – he doesn't care who you are, aslong as you discover the world of surfing for yourself, overcome your fears, gain somenew skills and set off on the adventure of self-improvement!
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