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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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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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SURF TECHNIQUE: HOW TO DUCK DIVE

SURF TECHNIQUE: HOW TO DUCK DIVE & HOW TO TURTLE ROLL Swell Surf technique series: If you have ever tried to surf without knowing how to turtle roll or duck dive, you might not have had a great time. Both turtle rolling and duck diving are an essential part of surfing. Without doing either, we …

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SURF IN THE CARIBBEAN

Yes, there is Surf in The Caribbean! The Caribbean Sea is often associated with warm, tranquil, turquoise waters, white sand, and ideal weather. But to the surprise of many, the Caribbean is actually home to a myriad of world-class surf breaks scattered throughout the various island nations. Most people presumably think of umbrella drinks when …

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SURF ETIQUETTE: THE GOLDEN RULES

THE GOLDEN RULES OF SURF ETIQUETTE Learning to surf is far more than starting a new sport and acquiring the skills necessary to compete. It’s about learning the culture, participating in the lifestyle, and having the time of your life. However, surfing can be a bit intimidating at times, and even dangerous if done incorrectly. …

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THE BEST YOGA POSES FOR SURFING

The Best Yoga Poses for Surfers Yoga and surfing, the two are often paired, and rightfully so, they are complementary to one another. Yoga surf camps are popping up all over the world and we are proud to offer Yoga surf holidays at our Caribbean surf camp. The reality of surfing, for beginners and experts …

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KITESURFING DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

KITESURFING DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

KITESURFING DOMINICAN REPUBLIC It’s not just the surfing that is top class in Cabarete, in this updated 2019 Kitesurfing Dominican Republic guide you will find info on where and when to go, as well as all other relevant kiteboarding info to plan your kitesurfing holiday to the Dominican Republic with ease. In case you are …

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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 (omelettes, pancakes and crepes, fresh-squeezed orange juice, and fruit bowls). Structured lessons take place each morning, with an instructor alongside you and the head surf coach watching from shallow water, ready to offer tips between rides.”

     

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  • “The Dominican Republic has it all!”

    We hope you will join us on a Caribbean Surf Holiday in the Dominican Republic.

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