Kooks

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...

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...

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...

How the Surfboard Has Evolved

People paddling out into the San Diego surf over the years have undoubtedly noticed that surfboards have changed with the times. Originally invented by ancient Hawaiians, the first surfboards were part of a spiritual experience rather than being used for sport as they...
Shark Sightings in SoCal

Shark Sightings in SoCal

Shark sightings.. oh boy. I am writing this post in response to the recent news about shark sightings in Southern California and the ridiculous fear that seems to be spreading among beach goers. I am here to tell you that sharks are NOT a problem. I think it is very...
What To Know About Tides

What To Know About Tides

What to know about the tides…. A lot of people ask what the best time of day is to take a surf lesson. Does the tide affect the productivity of the lesson? Well, some instructors may have different opinions or different styles of teaching that play into what they’d...
Why It’s Best To Start Them Young!

Why It’s Best To Start Them Young!

People every day ask what the age limit is for our surf lessons and camps. A lot of people are worried their kids may be too young but we disagree. Starting your kids off in a lesson or camp of any sport at a young age is a great thing! The younger they are the better...
Surfing After It Rains

Surfing After It Rains

The DO’s and DONT’s of Surfing After a Rain Winter in California can bring some swell but also some rain. There are many different opinions about whether or not it is okay to surf during a rain and after a rain. Some surfers believe you’re fine if you say aay from...
World’s Deadliest Waves

World’s Deadliest Waves

Surfing is not only a beautiful form of art but can also be a deadly sport. Many people forget how powerful the ocean can be. It’s is a terrifyingly beautiful thing. It takes a rare type of person to challenge the ocean especially those who know its capabilities....
Skateboarding to Surfboarding

Skateboarding to Surfboarding

Trade that skateboard in for a surfboard!! If you’ve been a skater for a while and are tired of the scrapes and bruises from the pavement, why not trade that skateboard in for a surfboard. That’s not to say the ocean is more forgiving than the pavement but you would...