What causes nosediving? Logically you would think that being too far forward on your surfboard causes it. And many tips online will tell you to move your body further back on your surfboard. While being too far forward can definitely be a cause, it is actually very rare that beginners and novices lie too far […]
Learn How to Surf
Learning to surf can be a slow process as there are so many things you need to know. Below you will find articles to make the learning process a bit easier and hopefully get you quickly to the fun stage of riding real waves.
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Since we are based just 2 hours from Auckland a lot of our customers are from there. And once they’ve completed their beginner courses with us, we usually end up writing them an email with information on Auckland’s best beginner surf beaches so that they can continue learning smoothly on their own. The thing is, […]
Nearly every time I’m at the beach, I’ll see a particular kind of surfer doing the hard yards…. …..I feel for them because I can sense their confusion and at times frustration. I can see it in their eyes as they watch more experienced surfers glide across wave after wave, apparently without effort. These people […]
When you’re learning to surf, finding the right kind of waves is half the battle. You need to know what kind of waves are suitable for you, what weather variables create these ideal waves and how to read a surf forecast. This surf tip is going to teach you some surf science! The info is […]
This is the first in a series of articles on learning how to surf. Keep an eye out for more surf tips on reading the weather and waves, learning basic skills and going out the back to ride green waves. The tips have all been tried and tested at my surf school in Raglan What […]