One of the best aspects of learning to surf is how quickly the intermediate skills can be learned once a surfer gains the ability to catch and ride unbroken waves on their own. If you have the basics in the bag, this article is aimed at you as it covers what will be learned and
Surfing is an incredible hobby. All around the world, people are discovering the sport, along with new waves and surfing destinations. Some of the most beautiful areas for travel and leisure are also prime surfing locations. Of course, Hawaii and California are most often considered when it comes to surfing in the United States; however,
The ocean does not always present surfers the opportunity to dip our heads into the water each day. There are certain days that the conditions do not allow for it, whatever the reason. Some locations see more of these days than others, and even here in sunny San Diego, a surfing mecca of the US,
If you are new to surfing, one of the first skills you will want to develop is the ability to identify a rip current, as well as efficiently getting yourself out of danger. Rip currents can be unforgiving, and finding yourself in a dangerous situation at the mercy of the sea can be a frightening
It is a subject we surfers often think of as mindless, but perhaps the most crucial and unique action to the sport of surfing is the pop-up. If you are a beginner, practicing a proper fundamental technique will be a must to avoid developing bad habits throughout your surfing career. Though it will be tasking
As a surf instructor with years of experience under my belt, I have come to expect each new lesson to present unique challenges. Every individual surfer will learn the fundamental skills necessary to ride a wave on their feet, but the process may vary from person to person. There are, however, some aspects of each
Surfing has become romanticized in American culture, and it is no wonder why. The idea of spending hours at the beach soaking up sunlight and cruising down a slide made entirely of water appeals to a wide array of individuals. For this reason, we see new faces in the line-up each day, reminding us all
As the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, intensifies, the list of businesses forced to close in compliance with pandemic guidelines is rapidly expanding. A first in our lifetime, many Americans find themselves working remotely or unemployed, and restrictions on social activities leave many looking for new and creative ways to fill their free moments.
Surfing can be an activity that many of us get involved in when vacationing on a tropical destination. But, anyone who has tried to surf knows that it is a serious full-body workout. It is not just a leisure activity on the beach. It’s also an amazing experience: you will practice it in the water
Like any other activity, you must start somewhere and surfing is no different. In this sense, understanding more about surfing for beginners is a great way to learn how to surf. With that in mind, we prepared this content for you. Let’s talk about the main equipment, places to practice the sport and much more.