KITEMALLORCA C.B watersports school, will provide you with a couple of good surfing tips on the surfing technique basics.

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Once you have learn the theory and basics of surfing, the best way to learn is to go surfing and try every surf move as many times as possible.

Ocean Safety is, evidently, the most important thing in wave riding.

Surfing it’s a very demanding sport and often it takes place in an ever-changing and unpredictable environment, that means, there are different factors that can determine how our surfing session will be.

Though we could not to say that surfing is necessarily a extremely dangerous sport and shouldn’t be attempted unless you are superman, it requires a well understood method and evidently, a prior analisis of the situations we are going to face, in order to get the best of it.

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With the proper knowledge of this situations and also of the conditions and equipment with which we are going to practice, and, of course, the experience that time and a good teaching will bring you, surfing can be quite safe.

There are several factors that have to be taken into account when considering our personal safety.

These are:

Weather

Waves

Currents

Spot 

Other Surfers

Board

Swimming ability

Sea life

 

Let’s begin today with the first of them

Weather

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Weather, obviously, is the first element regarding our personal safety, and as everyone knows, weather can be very unpredictable.

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The best surfing days are often nice and sunny with a few clouds, but the weather can change, sometimes suddenly.

Thunderstorms can occur seemingly coming out of nowhere. When you hear thunder it is advisable to get yourself out of the water and don’t take innecesary risks, as you could get an electric shock in case of a ray or lightning.

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Weather can also cause a sudden change in the patterns of ocean currents and waves.

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A sudden increase in the wind can cause, consequently, an increase in the size of waves or be the cause of suddent choppy waters which could difficult us to reach the beach again.

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When a storm suddenly appears, the ocean can become bad and dangerous. It is helpful to have an idea of the weather forecast, especially ​on days that  predict weather patterns which can lead you to get caught in a sudden storm.

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Always use the best judgment.

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