If you identify as an "advanced beginner" you already know the basics of how to stand up in the whitewash and maybe even on an unbroken wave, but you're working on refining those skills. You're working on becoming more proficient riding down the line on an unbroken wave, starting to do turns like cutbacks and bottom turns, and generally feeling more comfortable in the lineup. This collection of videos will help you in achieving those goals.
Dealing with nosediving is a part of learning to surf. When you are first learning to ride green waves, you will experience nosedives often. We've all been there, but you don't have to stay there. Pay attention to these tips on how to avoid them in a few different situations.
If you've progressed to riding down the line on an open face, the first turn to learn how to do is the cutback. This video breaks down the beginning steps to perform your first cutback or trouble shoot how to improve your cutback. If you are still working on riding whitewater waves, you can start...
The Easiest Way To Stay Safe And Improve Your Surfing : Kickout With Control
Kicking out with control of your board is the easiest way to keep yourself and others safe. It also has the added benefit of protecting your equipment and making you look like you know what you're doing. In this video Holly shares how and why to kickout with control.
You can practice your popups and study maneuvers, but until you can understand where to paddle for the wave, which wave to choose, and what that wave is going to do, your progression is limited. This video will introduce the concepts needed to begin understanding how to read waves. Spoiler alert:...
Do you think shortboards are the coolest boards out there? If so and your goal is go as short as possible, let's discuss why that is, why you might want to reconsider, and how to step down slowly if that's your goal.
Log vs. High Performance : The Difference Between Longboards
Holly and Christy compare two longboards and point out the features and design aspects that are different between them. If you've wondered what makes a longboard a log, or if that's what you should be riding, this is a good place to get those questions answered.
Christy Carr is an amazing human and shaper that is super knowledgeable about surfboards. She and Holly discuss the differences in feel and performance between a longboard with a single fin vs. one with side bites.