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How to Catch Your First Wave

At Surf Skate Science, we want our students to learn to love board sports as much as we do. Never tried to surf? Our local surf shop, Island Water Sports, offers FREE beginner surf lessons every Saturday for all ages. Simply pre-register here.

Meanwhile, we love these great tutorials from Barefoot Surf Travel.

How to paddle on a surfboard

Want to catch more waves? Understand the fundamental paddling techniques that will help you paddle faster.

How to Pop Up

It becomes much easier to “Pop Up” properly on your surfboard with the proper “Take Off” technique. You can practice this technique at home!

How to catch a wave

Want to have more fun surfing? You need to get better at positioning yourself for unbroken waves & match their speed in order to catch more of them.

How to angle your “Take Off”

Surfing is more fun when you start angling your “Take Off” and riding the wave’s face. Doing your “Pop Ups” with a slight angle will help you get the momentum you need to ride on a wave’s face, to either go right or left.

Surf etiquette

Learn the important unwritten rules of surfing: a code of conduct to stay safe and be respectful of other surfers.

Want to learn even more? Join us for the fall semester of Surf Science in Deerfield Beach. Limited spots available on Fridays from 10:30am - 12:00pm! Register Now

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