excellent beginners guide

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Re: excellent beginners guide

Postby All I do Is Surf » Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:06 pm

Quite a few good ones out there seen a few that I use as examples and print out to help with surf coaching so people can take them home after a lesson

pretty good
http://www.surfing-waves.com/beginners_ ... urfing.htm
all the basics of safety

http://www.sbsboards.com/beginners-guid ... etiquette/
How to guide
http://www.active.com/surfing/articles/ ... to-surfing
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Re: excellent beginners guide

Postby jamessurfsallday » Sun Oct 05, 2014 3:00 am

Poo Stance wrote:Farkkk!!! Should've read that a long time ago.

" If you've got too much volume in your board you'll probably go real fast as you'll always be planing around on top of the water. But, you'll lack control because you simply won't be able to get enough board in the water through your turns. If you don't have enough volume in your board you'll always be able to sink a rail for control through turns, but the rails will overload and you won't have any speed coming out of your turns. If, however, you've got a correct amount of volume well distributed in your board you'll be able to weight and un-weight the rails of your board controlling and generating speed out of your turns.

So it's my boards fault I suck! :evil:

i guess so haaha greta comment mate
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Re: excellent beginners guide

Postby c-lad fantastic » Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:02 pm

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