Ian Masterson is a professor in Hawaiʻi who is successfully doing what few people have attempted-bridge the divide by pioneering Surf Studies as a legitimate academic subject. The Surf Professor is guiding people to rediscover themselves as vibrant beings in nature, utilizing surfing as the medium! Follow your bliss!
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The Surf Professor
(updated August 1, 2023)
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Join The Surf Professor on one of his many Retreats which are thoughtfully planned to give you a full historical and cultural experience in Hawaiʻi, even a Hawaiian Surfboard Building Retreat! Seeking Knowledge? We have options to customize your own retreat to meet your specific needs. Protocol Pasifika is welcome, respect for all wahi pana is required, and proper behavior towards the ʻāina & each other is what must be.
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tailored to your desires, skill level, and interest. Private and semi-private lessons available from a Surfing 101
Lesson, to Surf Coaching and Mentoring. Stand Up Paddle Board lessons are also available. The Surf Professor also offers Surf and SUP Instructor Courses, Ocean Safety Skills Training, and much more--Any Questions?