A good land lesson when learning how to surf will include the following steps. How to be safe in the water How to be safe in the water it’s important to understand that the water is fluid. Well, this may seem an obvious point the fluid nature of the water means that things are changing all the time in the surf. One has to learn to have “situational awareness in the ocean when learning how to surf. Always watch the waves and the surf zone. Be ready at any time to jump off your board and duck underwater to avoid a wave or another surfer. Never pedal directly below another surfer and never sit directly in front of another surfer. This is what we call the lineup. Surfers will sit in a row next to each other so that they do not get washed on top of each other when a bigger wave rolls in. There are many other little safety hacks that we will go into greater detail with you on the beach. How to pop up on a surfboard!The first mistake most beginning surfer students make is to try to stand up before they actually catch the […]
There are a number of things you should make sure your surf school has to make sure you are getting the best surf lessons on Oahu.
Number 1. read customer reviews on Google and Trip Advisor.
Ten year old Pua learning to surf on her birthday.
Number 2. Make sure the State of Hawaii licenses your surf school. When booking the surf lesson, ask to see a copy of your surf school license. All surf schools in Hawaii are required by law to be licensed.
Number 3. Find out what kind of equipment your surf school uses. If you want to make sure you get the best surf lessons on Oahu, you want to make sure your surf school uses the best surf equipment. Surftech boards are state of the art and should always be on hand.
Number 4. How well trained our the surf instructors? Beyond surfboards and legal requirements, an essential requirement in getting the best surf lessons on Oahu is how well prepared are your surf instructors. The best surf schools will have a training program that includes a land lesson, how to paddle, water safety, controlling the surfboard, how to pop up, and paddling back out […]
Matsumoto’s Shave Ice is the most popular place to eat shave ice on the North Shore especially after a surfing lesson. Another favorite and equally as good is Aoki’s Shave Ice. Sadly however Aoki’s shave ice is is slated to be torn down in a few short weeks to make way for a new shopping center.
The North Shore of Oahu is the best place to learn to surf over Spring Break because the waves are the perfect size for beginners and all the pro surfers have left. The North Shore Surf Girls offers surfing lessons daily and especially loves to teach children how to surf. We also teach men, women and high school students how to surf on the North Shore of Oahu. Give us a call and ask about our Hawaii Spring Break 2013 surfing lesson specials.