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Ben's Surf Clinic

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Lahinch V95 X7X6, Ireland
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The highlight of a seven day trip to Western Ireland

Our children (10 and 12) had a fantastic session with one of Ben's instructors (Mike) over the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernardo L
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London, United Kingdom
Easter trip😊

We were in Lahinch for Easter and booked activities with Ben. We were 8 and 5 kids and we booked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edel C
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Dublin, Ireland
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Ben has been coaching surfing since 1993 and set up Bens Surf Clinic in Lahinch Co. Clare to become the top Lahinch surf school. We provide top quality surf lessons with a difference. We work in small groups (max 6) with a level 2/3 surf coach to give lots of personnal attention and hopefuly help you progress quickly. We coach all levels from beginner to advanced including video analysis. We were Irelands first hard board surf school and are delighted to coach you on your own board, or bring you throuhg the complete basics.All our lessons are for two hours in the water, as we believe time in the water is waht people really wnat and is also the best place to learn. We have a wide range of lessons and course for kids right through to the old adventurer so come along and try a new surf experience.
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Lahinch V95 X7X6, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our children (10 and 12) had a fantastic session with one of Ben's instructors (Mike) over the Easter holidays. They were complete beginners and by the end of the session they were both able to stand on the board and were both saying that this...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Lahinch for Easter and booked activities with Ben. We were 8 and 5 kids and we booked the indoor rock climbing, kayaking/paddle boarding and Surfing over the weekend. From start to finish we all had a ball. Staff were great. Ben was...More

Thank Edel C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a group of secondary school students on a geography trip to the Burren. Ben organised guided hikes, rock climbing and surfing for us. The students had an amazing experience. Ben and his staff were extremely accommodating. They were excellent instructors with loads of...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Four of us joined Ben for a session, all of us with limited surfing experience. Having surfed a few times previously but never having had lessons Ben was great for determining our level, noting where we needed to improve and highlighting what we had to...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I've been trying to surf for two years now without much progress. I recently had two lessons with Ben and finally feel as though I've made a breakthrough. Using my own board, we took surfing right back to the basics to figure out where I...More

1  Thank Ruth H
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I had a surf lesson with Ben. He was very helpful and did everything to make sure I had a great surfing experience. I improved my surfing as he helped correct certain bad habbits I had. I highly reccomend it! Pascale

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I went to a 9am surf lesson with my brother (me having never surfed and my brother having tried a few times). We were given our wetsuits and then it was straight down to the beach to begin. Ben himself was our instructor and he...More

1  Thank M-bradz
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Ben sorted us out so easily and quickly and gave us the best surf ever! He told us of the best day to go out and kept us nice and warm in the freezing cold water.

1  Thank Jessica F
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I did an Adult Weekend Surf Clinic recently - I've been surfing a few years and learned so much - Ben pointed out heaps of things I can work on to improve my surfing - absolutely delighted with the weekend!!

1  Thank Emer P
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Ben was very kind and helpful and gave us great tips as we were beginners. Surf shop is just across the street in front of the beach. Went there in August, unfortunately they didn't have showers yet, coming in a couple of weeks we were...More

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