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Beginner, Equipment, Intermediate

Significance of Shape: Thomas Bexon Talks His Craft & Its Role On Surf Progression

Surfboard Shaper Thomas Bexon of Thomas Surfboards discusses with us how you should be choosing your next surfboard and why the shape affects your surf progression.

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Beginner, How To Surf

How To Paddle on a Surfboard

Surfing better starts with paddling better. The better you paddle, the more waves you catch, the quicker you progress. Learn the proper technique.

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Beginner, How To Surf

How to do a “Take Off”

Learn how to Stand Up on your Longboard properly. The “Take Off” (or Pop Up) technique to get your feet on the surfboard efficiently.

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Beginner, How To Surf, Intermediate

How to Find & Catch Unbroken Waves

Learn how to position yourself to find, catch & stick on unbroken “green” waves. This technique helps you to prevent nose dives.

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Beginner, How To Surf

How to Angle your Take Off to go Left or Right

Learn how to angle your take off (or “pop up”) so you may draw your line either right or left on the shoulder of a wave.

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Beginner, How To Surf

Surf Etiquette: 10 Rules a Beginner needs to know

Learn the important unwritten rules of surfing: A code of conduct for beginners to stay safe and be respectful of other surfers.

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Beginner, Equipment, How To Surf, Intermediate

Different Surfboard Types: Longboards, Funboards, Fishes and Shortboards

How to pick a surfboard that’s right for me? Learn the different characteristics of the main surfboard types to choose the proper surfboard for your level.

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Beginner, How To Surf

How to “Turtle Roll”

The Turtle Roll is a great technique for you to stay in control of your board and not get pushed back too much by the white water.

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Beginner, Equipment, How To Surf, Intermediate

What is a Surfboard’s Volume?

Why volume is so important? What does it mean for your surfing? How much your surfboard floats on the water changes everything.

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Beginner, How To Surf, Intermediate

The Proper Surfing Stance

Learn the basics of the surf stance and surf better, with more style! With proper technique, you will accelerate, slow down & turn your surfboard properly.

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Beginner, How To Surf

How to Push Through Waves – Passing the “break”

Learn how to “pass the break” using the “punching through” technique. The push through technique uses your speed and flotation to drive you through waves.

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Beginner, How To Surf

How To Read Waves

“How do I know if the wave is a right or a left”? “How can I know when a wave is going to break”? “What is a closeout”? These are very common questions we get from our travellers.

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Beginner, How To Surf, Intermediate

How To Turn on a Surfboard: Trimming VS Carving

The way you distribute weight on your surfboard has a tremendous effect on the surfboard’s direction and speed over the water. Learn the right techniques to carve and trim on a surfboard & get more control.

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Beginner, How To Surf

What’s a Kook? | Surf Slang

Just because you’re a beginner surfer doesn’t mean you are a kook. Surfers can be kooks at different skill levels. Here is our definition of a “Kook”.

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Beginner, How To Surf

11 Security Aspects of Surfing

Learn 11 of the most important security aspects to consider before you try surfing for the first time.

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Beginner, How To Surf

5 Things To Know When You Start Surfing

What you MUST know about Surfing before heading out in the Ocean. Surf Ethics, the Proper Equipment, Choosing the Right Surf Spot & more.

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Beginner, How To Surf, Intermediate

5 Things To Do when you Have 1 Year of Surf Experience

You’ve been surfing for one year. You’ve done a few surf trips, you know how to take-off, stand up and follow a line. You understand more and more how waves break and how to manage your speed.

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