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Expectations vs. Reality: What Surfing Is Really Like As A Beginner

August 05, 2017 | Comment

As someone who’s a bit of an adrenaline junkie, surfing has always intrigued me since I saw it for the first time in Central America; watching my friends coming back to shore with the biggest grins on their faces looking like they had won the lottery. Three days into being in...

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4 Tips To Improve Your Paddle

May 05, 2017 | Comment

Most of the skills we have in surfing come from just spending time in the water developing intuition. The longer we spend watching the waves, the better we get at picking the right ones. The more waves we surf, the better we understand how they feel and how to move...

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How to perfect your pop-up

March 14, 2017 | Comment

When it comes to surfing, one the most important things, and something beginners tend to struggle with a lot, is the pop-up. A good pop-up will put you in position to start turning on a wave immediately. It has to be fast, or we’ll end up in white wash before we’re standing. And it...

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Guide to Surfboards

December 12, 2016 | Comment

Need advice on which surfboard is best for you? Answer the questions below to find the most suitable board for improving your surf skills! What is your experience...

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6 of the most common mistakes for beginners

December 08, 2016 | Comment

As a beginner, there are multiple reasons why you may find yourself falling off the board, or why you can't stand up in the first place. There are a number of rules to remember and just one mistake can be the cause of this. Rule 1.    Lying position...

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A General Guide to Surfboard Fins

September 21, 2016 | Comment

(cover photo credit @victorcrespo.photo) This is by no means a definitive guide to surfboard fins. A more detailed breakdown in regards to the science behind fins can be found on www.theinertia.com

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Guide to Tides

September 10, 2016 | Comment

One of the most important factors that determine the shape and quality of waves is the height of the tide.  Understanding tides and how they affect the waves we ride will result in choosing the optimal times to surf.  

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Guide to Waves

May 05, 2016 | Comment

Direction:  Wave direction is the direction which the wave breaks when you are looking from the surf back to the shore. The breaking wave is described as either a ‘left hander’ or a ‘right hander’, some waves can also break either direction...

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Guide to Rip Currents

May 04, 2016 | Comment

What are rip currents? When waves break they are pushing water to the shoreline, so all the water which comes in needs to find a way back out to sea. This water flows back out through deeper channels of water and it is these channels which we call rip tides. ...

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