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Time for Beach Bodies!

Time for Beach Bodies!

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Summer is on its way and in beautiful North San Diego we have some the greatest weather IN THE WORLD! That’s right I said it, in the world! I have actually over heard and spoken with so many well-traveled people that have said that they wouldn’t live anywhere else in the world beside San […]

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Paddle Boarding and Surfing in Oceanside

Paddle Boarding and Surfing in Oceanside

| December 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

Oceanside is a mecca for surfers and paddle boarders.  It is a great place to learn and excellent for experienced surfers and paddle boarders.  The Harbor in Oceanside is calm and safe for beginner paddle boarders. The ocean has a wide variety of surf for beginners and advanced surfers. Paddle boarding is simple in calm […]

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What You Can Do in the Water in Oceanside

What You Can Do in the Water in Oceanside

| December 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Oceanside is a mecca of outdoor activities and many of them are in the water. The ocean allows a lot of opportunities to explore and there are lessons for most of these sports. Learn now and make Oceanside a frequent visiting destination. Surfing is the top local sport and one reason is that there are […]

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Improving Your Oceanside Wave Catching Ability

Improving Your Oceanside Wave Catching Ability

| December 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Catching waves is one of the most important steps in surfing and yet the beginner would never think it is as tricky as it is in reality.  You can’t ride if you can’t catch a wave. The beginners have an easy time catching foam, but once they start to look for real waves they can’t […]

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Surf the Corners at Oceanside Beach Breaks

Surf the Corners at Oceanside Beach Breaks

| December 3, 2012 | 3 Comments

Surfers need to match the waves they ride with their skills and experience. Beginners ride foam until they have learned the pop up and riding stability. Then beginners become intermediates when they can ride down the faces of real waves and catch waves at an angle. Then you want to combine riding down faces and […]

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Learning to Surf at the Oceanside Harbor or Pier

Learning to Surf at the Oceanside Harbor or Pier

| November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Learning to surf is one of life’s big adventures for so many people who visit Oceanside. Many do it on a birthday that they think is significant. I taught a young boy from Cleveland, Ohio that had his whole room in surf decor and had never seen the ocean.  People in their 50′s often take […]

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What You Can Do In a Day at Oceanside

What You Can Do In a Day at Oceanside

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is nothing like waking up at the beach. If you are close enough, you can hear the ocean, but there is also the fresh ocean air and maybe the morning breeze.  Most people want to walk  and take a look out to the horizon and see what is happening. Man feels better by the […]

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The Bonus Card Saves Tourists Money in Oceanside

The Bonus Card Saves Tourists Money in Oceanside

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Oceanside is a mecca for outdoor activities.  It is also a great place for dining, happy hours, sports bars, Micro Brewery visiting, karaoke, and chilling. Out door activities include almost everything you can do in the ocean and many things you would not think of finding in Oceanside. With the Oceanside Bonus Card you save […]

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The Right Surf Boards for Surfing Oceanside

The Right Surf Boards for Surfing Oceanside

| November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Oceanside has a wide variety of surf and after you have surfed here for awhile, you probably know what you like best. At the beginning you are trying to get better and probably work into a shorter board. The beginner wants a board with high volume because it is the most fun. It is the […]

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Taking a Surfing or Paddle Board Lesson in Oceanside

Taking a Surfing or Paddle Board Lesson in Oceanside

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Oceanside is a great place for both surf and paddle board lessons. Learning to surf is best at the Oceanside Pier because there is almost always a good foam wave for beginners. The Harbor in Oceanside is great for paddle boarding because the water is calm and there is a lot to look at while […]

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Accelerating in Surfing Begins All Maneuvers

Accelerating in Surfing Begins All Maneuvers

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every book you read about surfing, competitor or instructor you listen to will tell you speed is crucial for advanced surfing. It takes speed to out race the falling lip and get to the pocket where maneuvers are performed. It takes speed to make the maneuvers. Speed starts with the take off on the wave.  […]

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How the Hands Are Important in Surfing

How the Hands Are Important in Surfing

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The hands are very important in surfing as part of the upper body construct that helps guide our feet and then the surfboard.  As in golf where the hands grip the tool of the trade, how the hands, shoulders, and head move with the swing are crucial. Yes, surfing is almost like golf.  A friend […]

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Intermediate to Advanced Surfing in Oceanside

Intermediate to Advanced Surfing in Oceanside

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Surfers in Oceanside experience waves that are fast and often closed out. A few lessons in Hawaii does not prepare you for the Oceanside wave.  As a sand bar beach as opposed to a reef break, the bottom shifts constantly and the waves break in many different places based on the swell and as the […]

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Why Beginner Surfers Fall Off Their Board

Why Beginner Surfers Fall Off Their Board

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

In my surf lessons, I tell the student what they are supposed to do to go from a prone position to standing on their surf boards. Easier said than done. They hear what I say and could probably recite it back to me, but their body has not learned the muscle memory necessary to complete […]

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