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Surfing Level : What to know before your lesson!

Many people base their level of surfing based off of how well they did the first time they tried. This is a common miscommunication among students and surf instructors. Being able to communicate your current skill and experience level to your instructor before you begin your lesson is key to maximizing your experience at Pacific

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Surf Instructor

Through the duration of time I have worked at Pacific Surf School I have seen the surf instructor job in many lights. Some of our instructors use it as a summer gig and others have truly made the title “surf instructor” who they are. The job may not necessarily define them but their personalities and

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Kelly Slater Wave Co. Updates

Kelly Slater Wave Co. has made some key updates to the wave park in Central California! Some of you readers may not even know what I am talking about so let me give a little background. Almost 2 years ago in December Kelly Slater released a video of himself surfing the artificial wave of every surfer’s

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Give and Surf

Give and Surf. Our family here at Pacific Surf would like to introduce our blog readers to another local business in San Diego, Sagan Life LLC who has embarked on a journey with the Give and Surf Non Profit Organization to help children in Panama. Their mission is to empower the local communities of Bocos

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Stingray Shuffle

Alright alright so you see the title of this blog, “Stingray Shuffle”, and you think to yourself, ”Is this a blog about a new dance move?” or maybe “Is it a blog about a sting ray migration?”. Well, if you were hoping for either of those two things, I’m sorry to disappoint you. I am

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Why Nicaragua Should Be Your Next Travel Destination!

Why should Nicaragua be your next travel destination regardless of your surf ability? This blog will hopefully convince you that Nicaragua is the next travel spot for you, your friends and/or your family. Nicaragua is home to some of the most beautiful beaches and best surf spots in the world. Not only are the beaches

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“Tubular” The Art of Getting Barreled

Getting barreled… Sunny, warm air, refreshing glassy water, and barrels! Every surfers dream beach day. Talk to any salty haired, sandy foot, beach bum, and they will tell you. Tubes are the epitome of getting “stoked”. What does it take to get barreled you say? It’s an art. Lets start with the basics. Location, location,

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Kooks

What are kooks?   I am writing this blog, not to make fun of any surfers, but to inform readers about the surf term, kooks, and the stereotype surrounding it. I want you all to be aware of what a kook is and how to prevent people from using that word to describe you! By learning

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Surf Lessons in San Diego: How to Apply Surf Wax

  Surf wax is important to any surfer. After all, it’s what prevents you from slipping and falling off of your board. It’s the surf wax that provides traction and grip on the board, without which all of the surf lessons in San Diego wouldn’t help you catch a wave. Knowing how to apply surf

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San Diego Surf Spots

Summer is here and it’s time to hit the beach! Surfing is seemingly omnipresent in San Diego all year round, from surf-themed bars and restaurants to clothing and art, but it is even more a part of our daily lives in the summer.  Whether you are an expert surfer or just looking to begin lessons,

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