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Surf Fire Surf School
|Mission||Our mission is to educate, inform, and teach ocean awareness and beach safety. Surfin Fire provides quality surf instruction which delivers a safe experience and guarantees a high level of success in learning to surf your first waves.|
Surfin Fire is North County's Premiere surf school destination! We provide quality surf lessons, surf camps and within the surf instruction, we deliver a detailed individual surf program that is proven! You will build confidence and wave knowledge, while excelling in the sport. We guarantee you will be successful while thoroughly enjoying the thrill of surfing! As a local firefighter here in North County coastal, safety is our #1 consideration while delivering a safe and fun filled surf adventure for all ages to experience!
Nearly everything Jon Peterson incorporates into his teaching techniques and the provisions of his surf camp programs comes from his extensive background in public safety and administration. Jon Peterson is a 23 year veteran of the Encinitas Fire Department with certificates in teaching CPR/1st Aid certification and a swift water rescue team member.
He has an intense passion for the sport of surfing and is driven to bring the experience safely to others. He incorporates his expert knowledge in safety & his myriad of past experiences in the surf arena to the organization. He has an outstanding approach to teaching and coaching all ages & personality types.
While in his college years, he managed a pro & amateur surf team for a progressive apparel line targeting the surf industry. During his fire academy years he supervised a surf camp program for an Orange County chapter of the YMCA.