surfing tips and tricks

How to Survive a Wipeout

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Surfing Blog, surfing tips and tricks | Comments Off on How to Survive a Wipeout

How to Survive a Wipeout So a wipeout during surfing is inevitable.  It is just part of surfing, like eskimo headaches and ice cream.  In fact multiple wipeouts will happen most surf sessions.  Very few times in my over twenty years surfing have I thought to myself; “I just had a wipeout free surf session.”  As the waves get bigger, so do the wipeouts.  But of course there are things you do to avoid a wipeout completely, better prepare for a wipeout and things you can do during a wipeout to make it less severe. Can You Avoid a Wipeout? I would say that half of all wipeouts result...

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Surfing learning curve

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in surfing tips and tricks | Comments Off on Surfing learning curve

  Surfing Learning Curve Most beginners want to know how steep the surfing learning curve is, how long it takes to learn to surf and how difficult it is to learn to surf.  As with most sports surfing looks easier than it is.  But of course that doesn’t mean the journey of learning to surf and riding that surfing learning curve isn’t a lot of fun. That are certain things that can help make the the surfing learning curve steeper and save time and frustration. Surfing Lessons Surfing lessons are a great introduction to the sport of surfing.  Quality surf lessons with a well...

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Surfing Exercises

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in surfing tips and tricks | 0 comments

Surfing Exercises

Surfing Exercises There are specific surfing exercises surfers can do in order to make themselves more agile, stronger, and better able to surf to their fullest. Surfing is a sport just like any other, and it requires it’s participants to stay fit. Before performing any exercises, however, a surfer must always warm up. Warming up helps to reduce injury to your muscles. Below are a thorough warm up routine and a number of surfing exercises you can do to help your surfing performance.   Surf Exercises-Warm Up Routine  Start by doing a single leg balance reach. Keep one foot flat on the...

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How to Pop up on a Surfboard

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in surfing tips and tricks | 0 comments

How to Pop up on a Surfboard

  How to Pop Up Timing+Position+Direction+Speed= Pop up Learning how to pop up on a surfboard is not easy.  First, it takes a few tries to even get out to the waves.  Don’t worry, this is normal.  The water even though it seems to be moving evenly, but it’s very unpredictable.  Try to think of it like this, get into the water’s mindset.  Feel the water, your body 65% water after all.  The ocean has a rhythm.  You will feel it.  Clear your mind and realize that you aren’t surfing against the waves, but with the waves.  Once you’ve found this learning how to...

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How to Duck Dive

Posted by on Aug 23, 2013 in surfing tips and tricks | Comments Off on How to Duck Dive

How to Duck Dive

 So you Want to Learn How to Duck Dive Young Grasshopper? A duck dive on a surfboard can be difficult for new surfers. The hardest thing is learning how to time yourself just right, because if you don’t, then everything gets messed up. The movements of a duck dive should be smooth, with the motions flow one into the other seamlessly.  Follow these steps below, and you will be well on your way to duck diving like a pro. Just remember that practice makes perfect. Steps to a Duck Dive When you see a wave approaching, paddle hard at the wave to build up your speed. When the wave is just a...

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Cabarete Surf Report

Posted by on May 11, 2013 in surfing tips and tricks | 0 comments

Cabarete Surf Report

 Cabarete Surf Report The first thing I do in the morning (well not the frist thing, but TMI) is check the Surf Reports online.  My favorite part of surfing is that our ultimate pursuit, the wave is ever changing.  Waves change all the time, from season to season, day to day, hour to hour, even each set that comes in is different.  With Surf Reports is much easier that it used to be to see how these changes will effect your local break.  We’ve included local Cabarete surf report on the bottom of this page, as well as a tutorial of how to read an online surf report. How to Read Online...

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