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How to Get Ready for the Surfing Lessons

Surfing is one of the sports that helps you to keep fit as it has challenging workouts and at the same time having fun. There are ways that one can get prepared as a first time learner on how to go surfing. Find the right location where you will undertake your surfing lessons and for the beginners the beach you choose should not be overcrowded, and if it possible the water should not be cold. an example of a beach that can be convenient for the beginners is the Costa Rica as it is in a perfect location for the beginners. In readiness for your surfing practices, you can book the training lessons with a surfing camp that will teach you better on how to perfect the art of surfing.

Ensure that you seek the services of an expert surfing instructor. He should have at least 7 to 10 years experience in addition to at least 2 years teaching experience. The surfing instructor should be able to give you the theory basics in at least 2 to 3 lessons so that when you get to the real or the actual surfing practices you will be ready on what to expect. You should be well educated on the ocean knowledge, crowd awareness and also how to manage your board well before you even start with the practical lessons. The instructor should also guide you in picking the right surfing board to learn on. For the beginners use the bigger board or the long boards about 8-10ft and as they improve the surfing skills they move down the size of the board.

Having the sufficient weight before you start on your surfing lessons is important and so you have to work on achieving it. You can also do simple exercises prior to starting your surfing course which will do wonders on your stamina. You can also train with some weights in addition to doing, pull outs and pushups. Paddling is one of the activities that is involved when learning how to surf and so one have to exercise the upper body cardio in preparedness for the surfing lessons. You can do the paddling, boxing aerobics, swimming laps, rows and many others so that you can train on the upper body cardio.

Having the right balanced surfing board will ensure that you balance your body well and also train on the weight distribution. This will also help in balance toning of your legs and keep them in shape. Your instructor should include this in the learning lessons so that he can show you how to do that, the information is contained in DVD’s showing you how it is done, and this should be done at least 15-20 minutes on daily basis. The DVD’s can also be found at any of the good sporting stores.

The other practice one has to do, and perfect is to hold your breath for at least 20 seconds. Do yoga and other exercises so that you can be flexible.

Getting more information about the surfing sport from the internet is another added advantage that can help you to learn easier and also faster.