Tag Archives: beginners

15 July, 2013

supersize me

Perhaps you are a frustrated beginner just learning to surf? Or maybe you are already a samurai sensai trying to teach your friend/kid/partner/dog how to surf – and they are getting dis-heartened with their progress. (Maybe even yelling at you … Continue reading

28 June, 2012

Blight of the Nose Dive

Today’s tip is aimed more at the beginners in our readership. Or for that matter, all of us when we’re having a bad day and we revert back to ‘beginnerism’. I’m talking about the nose-dive or pearl. Aggghhhh. Don’t you … Continue reading

18 May, 2012

John Florence is the Next Big Thing and Why

John Florence, the 19 year old from Hawaii just won his maiden WCT victory in Brazil, defeating my other favourite surfer Joel Parkinson in the final. I have been predicting massive success for this kid for a long time. It’s … Continue reading

28 October, 2011

The High Line

Next time you don’t make a section, it’s possible that your line of trim was too low. Most of a wave’s speed is up in the top third. Here it’s more concave, therefore steeper. Steepness creates speed. It even looks … Continue reading