Surfing Swami Foundation

A Non-Profit Organization Promoting Surfing/Water Sports in India

Welcome to the Surfing Swami Foundation [SSF]. Inspired by the founder Jack "Swami" Hebner, the Surfing Swami Foundation is a nonprofit and non-sectarian organization dedicated to helping teach surfing and environmental awareness to children, orphans, and handicapped persons of any age or gender.

Additionally, the SSF helps local children with school supplies, medical needs and personal instruction in fundamental character development — thus helping to educate and create a generation of individuals with an enhanced feeling of environmental awareness, social responsibility and a love for surfing.

Recently SSF has sponsored the first All India Surf Team, comprised of boys and girls throughout India.

Many of our visiting guests through the years have been moved to see young Indian boys and girls become enthused about surfing and see first hand the joy and confidence it produces in them.

All our members here at the Surf Ashram are volunteers who only accept room and board as compensation. All profits generated by our surfing businesses are used to maintain the surf ashram and help in the Foundations activities.

Many have donated financially to aid in this case, maybe you’re interested in helping too. Funds, as well as surf gear, is always in great shortage in the villages; surfboards, board shorts, booties, rash guards, board wax, etc. All these items, new or used, can be donated if you would like to help put the stoke in some kid’s life.

Visit the official website Surfing Swami Foundation for more information.

Surfing Swami Foundation organized a grom search event in April with an aim to find young surf talent in Mangalore, India. The event was supported by Mantra Surf Club, Thunder Monkey Surf Gear, and Adventure Worx.

The surfing competition had one of the most challenging conditions for Kids who had to compete in 5-6 ft waves, high tides, and currents. For many, it was their first time participating in a surf contest. 

Surfing Swami Foundation plans to hold at least 2 such annual events in order to promote surfing amongst young kids along the coastline of Karnataka. 

We now welcome the Manta Rescue Team to our list of supported activities.

Surfing Swami Foundation organized a grom search event in April with an aim to find young surf talent in Mangalore, India. The event was supported by Mantra Surf Club, Thunder Monkey Surf Gear, and Adventure Worx.

The surfing competition had one of the most challenging conditions for Kids who had to contest in 5-6 ft waves, high tides, and currents. For many, it was their first time participating in a surf contest. 

Surfing Swami Foundation plans to hold at least 2 such annual events in order to promote surfing amongst young kids along the coastline of Karnataka.