Becoming a better surfer - the Knowledge Base

Orientation - core concepts

Orientation

Introduction of the core concepts of surfing.

Coming soon.

Safety fundamentals for total beginners

Safety fundamentals for total beginners

Basics to know in order to avoid accidents.

Discover the safety fundamentals

Positioning concepts

Positioning concepts

Are you paddling in or out?

Learn the vocabulary to communicate effectively with other surfers and discover some key positioning practices.

Learn the essentials about positioning in the surf

Surf etiquette

Surf etiquette

Surf etiquette is the set of rules makingmakes surf safe and fun for everyone.

Barefoot Surf* has a very detailed article about it, we recommend you check it out.

Surf ethics: 10 Rules a Beginner needs to know

Surfing in crowded spots

Surfing in crowded spots

5 tips to keep surfing enjoyable in crowded spots

Have fun and stay safe when it's crowded

Safety tips for improvers

Safety tips for improvers

Discover more techniques to keep surf stress-free as you progress

Coming soon.

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Last update: 7 May 2024.