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SURF STANCE

SURF STANCE The technique behind the perfect surf stance   Goofy or Regular Let’s talk about surf stance! The term Goofy foot came into existence after Goofy, a character in Walt Disney movie, surfed by putting his right foot forward, unlike the majority of surfers that put their left foot forward when surfing. This cartoon …

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SURF FITNESS: BEST STRENGTH EXERCISES

The Best Strength Exercises to Improve Your Surfing Last week we focussed on cross training exercises to get your surf fitness up. Today we focus on the best strength exercises for surf fitness Surfing is not like most sports: there’s no running clock, there’s no designated playing area, and there is certainly no prescribed training …

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Surfing: How to generate speed

SURFING: HOW TO GENERATE SPEED ON A WAVE

SURF TECHNIQUE: HOW TO GENERATE SPEED ON A WAVE Have you mastered a proper pop-up? Can you read oncoming waves? Can you select, paddle, and catch a wave on your own accord? Can you turn down the line and ride an open-faced, green wave? If so, congratulations. You are ready to learn how to generate …

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7 CROSS TRAINING TIPS FOR PEAK SURFING PERFORMANCE

7 Cross Training Tips for Peak Surfing Performance IMPROVE YOUR SURF FITNESS We all want to be able to ride the waves like a true champion. When you first begin surfing, no matter the age, you are both excited and motivated to take on this new challenge. As many will attest though, despite any amount …

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best kitesurfing destinations

WORLDS BEST KITESURFING DESTINATIONS

THE TOP 7 KITESURFING DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD. Cabarete, Dominican Republic Cumbuco, Brazil Tarifa, Spain La Ventana, Mexico Maui, Hawaii Mancora, Peru Sumbawa, Indonesia THE WORLD’S BEST PLACES FOR KITEBOARDING. Even though Swell is a ‘surf’ camp, that doesn’t mean all we do is surf. About 25% of our clients either combine their surf holiday …

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STAFF: MEET RICCI AND ALEXANDRA

At Swell we want to make sure our clients get the best surf experience possible, and the best way to guarantee this is by having top staff work for us. Last year Ricci was at Swell for 3 months, and he left a great impression on the clients and the rest of our staff. Because …

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HOW TO PADDLE ON A SURFBOARD

SURF TECHNIQUE: HOW TO PADDLE ON A SURFBOARD The Proper Paddle Technique Explained Paddling is arguably the most important aspect of surfing. In fact, we probably spend 90% of our time in the water on our stomachs paddling, not on our feet riding waves. So, whether you are you a beginner surfer who can’t seem …

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  • Think of Swell as the anti-surf camp. There’s plenty of surfing, of course, but the similarities to other camps end there. For starters, the rooms are stylish — more boutique hotel than reggae-loving surfer digs. Then there are the legendary breakfasts (omelets, pancakes and crepes, fresh-squeezed orange juice, and fruit bowls). Structured surf lessons take place each morning, with an instructor alongside you and the head surf coach watching from shallow water, ready to offer learn to surf tips between riding waves.”

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  • “Surf, Relax And Stay in Comfort”

    We hope you will join us on a Surf & Yoga Holiday in the Caribbean.

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