San Diego Surfing School

Boasting near perfect weather, beautiful beaches, scenic beauty, unique dining, and a lively downtown, San Diego is an ideal spot for a weekend getaway. Actually nicknamed "America's Finest City", trust us, you don't want to miss out on all San Diego has to offer! Check out our advice, tips and tricks, do's and don'ts, and suggestions for a fun San...

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Planning a trip to San Diego? We've got you covered. Here are a few of the most popular things to do; when you're not surfing, that is. Adventures Helicopter tour - get a bird's-eye view of Pacific Beach on this thrilling flight from San Diego GoCar tour - travel around the city at your leisure with a GPS guided tour. This excursion...

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Recent surfing statistics show that:  There are nearly 23 million surfers worldwide. The height of the biggest wave ever recorded was 1,740 feet. The longest amount of time surfing one wave was 37 minutes. The secret to better surfing is picking the right wave. The best surfers in the world have experienced thousands of waves in diverse ocean conditions. Whether you are...

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As a new surfer, or even an experienced one, there is a chance that you may be doing some things incorrectly. There is no need to worry, though; mistakes are natural and a big part of the learning process. Below, you will find the 10 most common surfing mistakes and how to correct them. 1. Using the wrong board Perhaps the...

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So you've perfected your pop up and are ready to move on to something new. The next step in learning to surf is learning how to turn. Below, you will find a step by step guide that will teach you everything you need to know about how to do a bottom turn. First off, let's define what exactly a bottom turn...

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Depression can be a crippling disease that drives people indoors, away from their friends and family, and is utterly painful to live with. Often, the first solution many people are given is medication. However, getting outdoors, interacting with the world, and enjoying the sunshine can be beneficial to individuals who suffer from depression. Here are three ways that surfing can...

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The runner’s sprint, in the relay race of an Olympic event, is similar to a surfer fleeing from a rogue wave. Part adrenaline and part terror.  Don’t underestimate surfing to get in shape.  The following components will make your body more reliable when it matters. The Art of Paddling If you decide to try out for the NHL, skating is...

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The world is fascinated with surfers, but most people have a lot of misconceptions about what surfing entails. Whether you're already a surfer or just thinking about learning, you're going to hear these misconceptions at some point. Here are 14 myths about surfing, where they might have come from, and some facts to help you set the record straight: 1....

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Some people may ask the ironic question, "Do I need to wear a rash guard while surfing?" Well, let’s put it this way. When you are out coasting the waves, below the seagulls - you are open game to the sunlight and its torrid flirtation. If you are paddling on your waxed board under the sun’s rays and reflection, there's...

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In ancient Polynesia, natives surfed on rudimentary surfboards, and no -- they didn't have fins. Then again, surfing for those ancient Hawaiians and Tahitians mostly involved riding a wave straight into shore, without much of the fancy maneuvering that comprises the sport as we know it today. (The only maneuvering they could do was done by dipping their foot into the water!)....

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