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  1. Surf Better -- Complete Surfing Program
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  2. Surf Better -- Complete Surfing Program

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Latest edition: v.2.0, revised, expanded and improved. Longboard + Shortboard, with new images and detailed explanations. Includes detailed Shortboard section* with multiple images and analysis of common moves including off-the-lip and aerials, plus common errors to avoid.
• New information, additional graphics, more detailed explanations.
• New layout for easier reading (and Kindle viewing).
*For an all-shortboard experience try the DVD: Surf Better - Shortboard in both Regular and Goofy-foot editions.
Surf Better is a must-have book for surfers, ocean-goers and anyone looking for a simple, effective way to get in shape and stay there. A complete surfing program including fitness, tactics and techniques, wave knowledge, and more. Fully illustrated.
• Instructional surfing photos
• Surfing technique and check list
• Dry Land Surf School with workouts and agility drills
• Understanding waves and swell direction
• Surfing a new break
• How to read waves, rips and boils
• Using tides and currents.
Preparation and Takeoff – Getting pitched, pearling: waves & tactics – Takeoff tips – Dealing with Backwash – Turns – Shortboard Action: Turns, Off-the-lip/foam, Air – Turning: Arm, Shoulder and Upper-body Action – Outside arm snap – Form Follows Function – Turning off of the Foam – Turn or Snap off the Lip – Off the lip/Snapback: step by step details – Off the Lip and Air – Getting Air – Common Errors – Foot Position – Frontside vs. Backside – Cross-stepping and Nose riding – Technical Practice Checklist – Leash Management and the “Houdini Moment”
Sea, swell and waves - Wave formation and propagation – How waves travel – How fast do waves move? – What defines “deep water” and “shallow water?” – Ocean facts
Swell direction and the "magic number" - Tides - Wave refraction and Island wave shadows - The effects of wind – How waves behave in shallow water - Interpreting swell information – Understanding size vs. power – Using reef boils – Using currents
Full flexibility, agility and surf simulation section with dozens of exercises and workout packages.
“…then he floated an "Off the lip, center my ass by bringing my board back under me recovery"—pretty awesome move and proof that his book is working.”


Dave Rearwin
Kindle Edition
Kindle eBook
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