SURFING: THE BACK OF THE MEDAL
This is a guest article by a good friend of mine who has been involved in various extreme sports for many years and now lives in Bali, where, among other…

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Surf Air Tricks
In surfing, there is such a thing as “Air stunts”, some of the most progressive surfers are able to truly perform such stunts, professional athletes push the limits of the…

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The main injuries at sea and how to treat them
One of the basic rules for any form of diving and just being in the ocean is “do not touch”. We all know that to control ourselves and not to…

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Surfboards and their varieties

Surfboard- One of the necessary things for surfing.

At the moment, modern boards have moved very far from their large ancestors made of wood, both in terms of board construction and design, the materials from which the boards are made have also changed very much. The manufacture of boards is still carried out manually as before. They are made by special people called Shapers. The boards are made of polystyrene, which is why they are so light, and they are coated with a special layer of fiberglass on top, so they are quite strong and have good glide.

Consider the board and understand what it consists of: Continue reading

Learn diving in a group or individually

All. Decision is made. You decided to become a diver. And they even found a club and chose an instructor who will nibble on the granite of diving science. The thing is small – sign up, pay for the course and start practicing. It remains only to decide how – individually or in a group of the same afflicted as you? At first glance, it seems that the answer is obvious – of course, individual lessons are better! But do not rush to answer. Let’s try to figure out what’s what.

What is good for individual lessons? The fact that all the attention of the instructor will be devoted to you – beloved (or beloved). Well, and, it seems, there will be enough time to not only demonstrate, but also repeat all the skills several times in order to properly consolidate them. Continue reading

Freediving – immersion in freedom

Freediving what is it? Freediving is called swimming underwater without scuba gear, with the ability to hold your breath for as long as possible.

In addition, freediving is a whole philosophy of life aimed at maximizing the harmonization of a person’s relationship with the outside world. In terms of depth of understanding of the world, the freediving system can be compared, perhaps, only with such a highly organized philosophical system as yoga.

The meaning of the word “Free Diving” consists of two different English words: the word “free”, Continue reading

Surfing is a sport for the elite
Surfing is a sport for strong-minded people, which includes daily, exhausting work on oneself, continuous improvement of one’s body. Not everyone has the strength to do this, not everyone is…

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Diving in Borneo
The main distinguishing feature of this unique region, of course, is its incredibly diverse nature. Wet tropical forests penetrate many deep and not very deep rivers, which are sometimes the…

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How to become a diving instructor?
Today, a person who wants to learn diving is provided with a wide variety of opportunities to make a choice. But if you already have enough knowledge and skills to…

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How to row and rake waves efficiently
Here's a fact for you: 90% of surfing is rowing. It is necessary to rake into the ocean, one must choose the right place there, swim in priority and hold…

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