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How To: Change positions on a surfboard

Changing positions on a surfboard is one of the hardest things to learn how to do. Get expert advice on surfing techniques in this video lesson. Take action: use proper foot position, shuffle feet to make minor adjustments, and remember that sweet spots are different for every individual. Mike Jones, the instructor of this how-to video, has been surfing since he was only six years old. He was lucky enough to surf the pro tour for a few years before starting his own surf shop and clothing bran...

How To: Get up on a surfboard

Getting up on a surfboard takes great skill and balance. Get expert advice on surfing techniques in this video tutorial. Take action: find your individual sweet spot, do a one motion pop up, and put feet on board correctly. Mike Jones, the instructor in this how-to video, has been surfing since he was only six years old. He was lucky enough to surf the pro tour for a few years before starting his own surf shop and clothing brand, As-hi-as-I-aM International. The brand now has shops in Tahiti,...

How To: Begin surfing

Surfing is a great aerobic hobby to take up. Get expert advice on surfing apparel and gear in this video tutorial. Take action: use proper equipment, find a location, always bring a partner, and consult local surf shops. Mike Jones, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, has been surfing since he was only six years old. He was lucky enough to surf the pro tour for a few years before starting his own surf shop and clothing brand, As-hi-as-I-aM International. The brand now has sh...

How To: Stand up paddle with Surf Tech

Get the lowdown on the newest rage, stand-up paddle boarding or paddle surfing. This is the ultimate workout and great way to catch a wave in a whole new way. Watch out for the view though. You can see everything under the water's surface, including sharks!!!

How To: Fix the dings on a surfboard

So you've been hitting the waves, but it's pretty obvious that your surfboard has been suffering from your enthusiasm to shred. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to repair the dings on your surfboard and get it looking brand new.

How To: Learn to surf

Want to pick up surfing? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to surf. This tutorial covers the fundamentals of surfing, including what wetsuit to pick out and how to get on the board.

How To: Shape a surfboard

Surfboard shaping can be a way to make your own surfboard before hitting the waves or a way to earn a few extra dollars at the beach. Learn how to shape a surfboard from a professional surfboard shaper in this free surfing video series.

How To: Do a forward spin on a bodyboard

Bodyboard like a pro by pulling off the tips and tricks contained within this video tutorial. The basic bodyboard forward spin is explained here by VideoJug's resident body boarding expert teacher. Step 1: You will need * 1 Bodyboard * 1 Wetsuit * 1 Leash * 1 Pair of fins Step 2: The set up The forward spin is a basic maneuver which, performed in the right section of a wave, will look very impressive. Watch this instructional video and learn how to forward spin on a bodyboard. Do a forward sp...

How To: Pull a floater while surfing

Surfline TV presents how to do a floater with CJ Hobgood. Stay mid face and either do a big bottom turn or cruise down the line. Back side and front side floaters can both be used to clear sections or just to burn speed.

How To: Surf a fake wave

FlowRider generates a thin sheet of rushing water that flows over a stationary form allowing riders to drop in on their own unbroken wave, slide down, carve a turn, cut back and ride up the padded surface. Surf a fake wave.

How To: Make a surfboard

In this video series, our expert Kimo Greene will teach you how to make a surfboard. He will tell you all the necessary tools you will need, and talk about the different types of blanks, fins, and stringers. Kimo will also teach you how to trim the crust, make an outline, draw the template, shape the board, level the stringer, and put in the rails.

How To: Surf inside the break

Andy Bottomley demonstrates how to surf the break zone. You have to remember to paddle well and keep the correct positioning before you start. Approach the wave with the board's nose directly facing the wave. Surf inside the break - Part 1 of 2.

How To: Wax a new or unwaxed surf board

Mr Zog's Sex Wax shows you how to wax a new or unwaxed board. Make sure your board and wax are cool or it will flake. Start off going across the stringer, than go parallel to the stringer to begin to get bumps. This is key to an easy ride, like tires on a car. Wax a new or unwaxed surf board.

How To: Paddle a surfboard

Richard Schmidt teaches you the proper technique for paddling on a surfboard. Learn the proper body placement and orientation for your surfboard when paddling out into the surf.

How To: Catch a wave

Richard Schmidt teaches you how to surf the curl. Learn the proper timing and positioning as well as how to maneuver your surfboard through the water.