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Surfing: A Beginner's Guide Alf Alderson

Surfing: A Beginner's Guide By Alf Alderson

Surfing: A Beginner's Guide by Alf Alderson

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Catch the surfing bug with this book that teaches you where to surf, when to surf, and how to surf safely.

Surfing: A Beginner's Guide Summary

Surfing: A Beginner's Guide by Alf Alderson

Surfing: A Beginner's Guide has been the go-to surf book for beginners since 1996. This third edition, now with the endorsement of Surfing England, takes you through all the vital steps to become a surfer: you will learn where to surf, when to surf and how to surf safely.You will learn the foundations such as choosing the correct equipment, which is essential to make any progress as a beginner; pre-surf preparation, including getting fit with tips and advice; and your first surfer steps on the beach and in the ocean. All these stages lead up to you catching your very first wave and the surfing bug. The sea is renowned for its beauty, but infamous for its dangers. Alf provides you with transferable skills to safely enjoy your new hobby. Safety features heavily in the book, and you will learn all the basic common-sense aspects of surfing that even the most experienced surfer forgets.

Surfing: A Beginner's Guide Reviews

This is just the book for anyone wanting to get into surfing...a fine combination of authoritative explication and practical know-how. (TimesOnline) ...takes you through all the essential first steps. (Carve Surfing Magazine)

About Alf Alderson

Alf Alderson is an award-winning freelance journalist and photographer. He specialises in adventure sports and travel journalism, and his writing has appeared in a wide range of publications and websites. With almost three decades of surfing behind him, on almost every corner of the globe, Alf is a regular fount of knowledge for all things surfing.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Introduction; Equipment; First steps; Into the surf; Surf manoeuvres; Safe surfing; Waves and weather; Surfboard design; Care and repair; Surf the world; Appendix: Surfing associations; Green seas; Surf speak

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Surfing: A Beginner's Guide by Alf Alderson
Fernhurst Books Limited
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