Paid Lectures & Courses

Longboard Courses

Virtual academy including videos, interactive and recorded Q&A’s, and peer-to-peer interaction at a flexible pace. Check it out >>>

TSI X Traveler Workshops

Four-part series of The Surf Institute workshops held at Traveler Surf Club Malibu in 2019. Check it out >>>

Free Goodies

Repetitive Sequence Training

A Rainbow of Intelligences

Howard Gardner, a graduate of Harvard University and a developmental psychologist, developed the theory of Multiple Intelligences in 1986. Gardner believes that intelligence, the way it has traditionally been understood (logically, as with I.Q. tests), does not explain the wide variety of human abilities. The theory of Multiple Intelligences suggests that we excel with different types of intelligence…. READ >>

12 to Excellence

Are you fully focused and aware throughout your entire session; from beginning to end? To take your surfing to the next level, you need to do more than just perform good maneuvers. Being aware of your beach surroundings and knowing where the best waves are breaking can help you maximize your session.

Take this quiz to see how determined you are to excel. READ >>


Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun and the rotation of Earth.

The times and amplitude of tides at any given locale are influenced by the alignment of the Sun and Moon…READ >>

Surf Forecasting

There’s a lot that goes into reading and predicting potential wave conditions. Understanding wave and weather models, satellite imagery, as well as the effect of hurricanes and typhoons is vital to making predictions that as accurate as possible.

Wetsuit Maintenance & Repair

Tips to make that wetsuit last for more than one season…


Wax On, Wax Off

Mr. Miyagi had the perfect technique, now you can too! Learn some tricks on how to get the best traction, as well as how to get your wax off without creating a huge mess…


The Basics – A QuickStart Guide

Check out our easy-to-read pamphlet outlining all the most important details you need to know so you can slide with style… or at least just not look like a total kook!

PRINTABLE!! QuickStart Guide




The Eat Right For Your Blood Type diet, made popular by naturopathic physician, Dr. Peter D’Adamo, is based on his research into anthropology, medical history, and genetics led Dr. D’Adamo to conclude that blood type is “the key that unlocks the door to the mysteries of health, disease, longevity, physical vitality, and emotional strength.”




Yoga is one of the best ways to help your body maintain flexibility and strength. It helps the mind relax and the soul to breathe.

Here is a beginner routine to help encourage strength and balance.