Wearing a leash should be done by all beginner surfers, but always remember: wearing one is not a ticket to let go!
Paddling into waves is no easy feat, but following some key rules will help you maximize your energy and have you gliding along the ocean surface with ease.
Catching waves requires proper timing, positioning, and selection.
Learning to read waves requires a keen and alert eye. Over time, you will be able to accurately see and select the best waves for your riding ability.
Get familiar with commonly used lingo heard throughout this series.