Why Newport Surf School Is The Best:

  • Full curriculum courses from beginner, intermediate to advanced
  • Flexibility of the "New to Surfing"/Basic Lesson(s) program
  • Full staff of world-class professional surf trainers
  • A technical approach and attention to detail
  • Reasonable and competitive lesson cost

Mission Statement

At Newport Surf School, it is Matt's mission to turn every student into competent complete surfers, using his proven curriculum outlines developed the past 28 years, that will reduce the learning curve by decades, and will produce solid surfing foundations for life-long surfing skills. 

Exclusive Surf School & Curriculum

Newport Surf School is a private, exclusive and high-end training experience for those individuals who desire to learn to surf correctly and who are serious about taking their skills to the next level. Matt's top-notch skill building curriculum coupled with his training staff of world class professional surfers makes Newport Surf School stand out in excellence from all the other non professional entry level city/state/independent surf coaches/family-friend member.

"New to Surfing"/Basic Lesson(s) Program:

This exclusive private surf school does not exclude those who are not ready to buy all the equipment or complete Matt's full curriculum courses. Matt also provides excellent instruction for individuals without prior surf experience, those who are traveling, small event family groups, or for those who simply want to try out surfing for the first time.

Matt & Student Who Surfed For A Couple Of Years Sold Inappropriate Boards Got A Custom In His Advanced Curriculum!!!
Jim On 3rd. Lesson On New Custom Of His Advanced Curriculum At "The Point" Newport!!!
Jim, Eric/Instructor & Nick In Their 8th. Lesson With New Custom Boards!!!
Nick, Cutting Left On 7th. Lesson Of His Customized Advanced Package/Road Trips/Comp Lessons!!!
Road Trip'n South In A Private Uncrowded Cove!!!
Jaimie, After Completion Of The Curriculum!!!
Students Going Right/Left And Inside With Instructors During Their Curriculum & Advanced Curriculum Lessons!!!
Courtney with her new high brid custom and Sara on 3rd. lesson of the "Advanced Curriculum"
Lisa, After Taking Two Full Curriculums, She Sent This Pic Of A Shot On A Trip To Baja!!!
Sara Instructor/Jared & Nick With Matt In Their Advanced Curriculum Packages-Road Trips With New Customized Short Boards!!!
Luke Off The Lip "Advanced Course"!!!
Nick/Student That Surfed For 3 Years Completely Corrected With Two New Customs During His "Advanced Curriculum" With Top Pro "Parker"!!!
Students Catching "DOHO" On A Perfect Summer Session "Road Tripp'n" With Matt!!!
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Jess All Boarded Up After Curriculum Ready To Go!!!
Luke, Trimming Right After Just "6" Lessons!!!
Luke, Top Shredder "Comp Training"!!!
Little Luke Cutting, Slashing After Just Four Lessons-"Comp Training"!!!
Megan After Completing Her Advanced Curriculum Ready To Hit The Outside Breakers With Her New Custom Pro Model!!!
DENISE!!! Still Hitting It 13 Years Later And Loving It!!!
Student Incredibly Going Right After 8th. Advanced Lesson When Motivated After The Curriculum On A Shorter Hy Brid!!!!!!
Adam Student/Kyle Instructor/Matt Student/George Instructor During Their Curriculum With New Customs After Board Assessment All Set Up Ready To Surf!!!
Nick World Class Pro Instructor With Student After Advanced Curriculum!!!
Jenna Instructor & Mariana Student After 4th. Lesson Of The Curriculum All Set Up And Dialed & Styled Like It's Supposed To Be!!!
Mariana With New Custom Hybrid During Her "Advanced Curriculum"!!!