Surfing: A Beginner's Guide: Everything You Need to Hit the Waves & Learn to Surf

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Learn where to surf, when to surf, and how to surf safely. Discover the foundations such as choosing the correct equipment, essential to make any progress as a beginner; pre-surf preparation, including tips and advice on getting fit; and your first surfer steps on the beach and in the ocean. All of this leads you to catching your first wave and inevitably catching the surfing bug. Full color photo sequences of professional surfers, plus easy to follow instructions, show you exactly what to do – and inspire you to get it right.

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Catch your first wave this weekend.

Alf Alderson, a seasoned surfer and award-winning journalist, takes you through all the essential steps; learn where and when to surf and how to surf safely. Discover the foundations such as choosing the correct equipment, 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 of this leads you up to catching your first wave and hopefully catching the surfing bug.

This stunning new edition features the talents of rising surfing star Flynn Novak and one of the world's top surf photographers, Sean Davey, Their combined efforts result in some breathtaking shots and mind blowing surfing sequences in Hawaii.

Surfing includes the following:

EquipmentFirst StepsCare & RepairSafe SurfingSurfing Manoeuvres

Whatever your aspirations and whatever your standard, surfing is one of the few sports that will bring you back to nature's greatest playground time and time again.

About the Author:

Alf Alderson is an award-winning freelance journalist and photographer based in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales. He specialises in adventure sports and travel journalism, and his writing has appeared in a wide range of publications and websites including The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Toronto Globe & Mail, South China Morning Post, Financial Times, Abu Dhabi National, Surfers Path and Coast Magazine. 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.

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Descrizione libro Fernhurst Books Limited, United States, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Surfing: A Beginner s Manual is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning to surf. Alf Alderson takes you through all the vital steps to becoming 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 catching 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. The revised and updated edition will now feature sequential colour photographs of professional surfers. Green conscious surfers will love the updated Green Seas section, which will feature updated organizations and discusses potential impact of global warming/rising sea levels on surfing in the future.A larger Appendix will also be added with more web-based information that is vital for any beginner.Table of contents: 1. Equipment. 2. First Steps. 3. Into the Surf. 4. Surf Manoeuvres. 5. Safe Surfing. 6. Waves and Weather. 7. Surfboard Design. 8. Care and Repair. 9. Green Seas. 10. Surfing Associations. 11. Surfspeak. The easy-to-follow instructions and photo-sequences will have you riding your first wave - in a weekend. Codice libro della libreria BTY9780470516546

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Descrizione libro Fernhurst Books Limited, United States, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Surfing: A Beginner s Manual is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning to surf. Alf Alderson takes you through all the vital steps to becoming 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 catching 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. The revised and updated edition will now feature sequential colour photographs of professional surfers. Green conscious surfers will love the updated Green Seas section, which will feature updated organizations and discusses potential impact of global warming/rising sea levels on surfing in the future.A larger Appendix will also be added with more web-based information that is vital for any beginner. Table of contents: 1. Equipment. 2. First Steps. 3. Into the Surf. 4. Surf Manoeuvres. 5. Safe Surfing. 6. Waves and Weather. 7. Surfboard Design. 8. Care and Repair. 9. Green Seas. 10. Surfing Associations. 11. Surfspeak. The easy-to-follow instructions and photo-sequences will have you riding your first wave - in a weekend. Codice libro della libreria BTY9780470516546

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Descrizione libro Fernhurst Books Limited. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Surfing: A Beginner's Guide (2nd Revised edition), Alf Alderson, Surfing: A Beginner's Manual is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning to surf. Alf Alderson takes you through all the vital steps to becoming 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 catching 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. The revised and updated edition will now feature sequential colour photographs of professional surfers. Green conscious surfers will love the updated Green Seas section, which will feature updated organizations and discusses potential impact of global warming/rising sea levels on surfing in the future.A larger Appendix will also be added with more web-based information that is vital for any beginner. Table of contents: 1. Equipment. 2. First Steps. 3. Into the Surf. 4. Surf Manoeuvres. 5. Safe Surfing. 6. Waves and Weather. 7. Surfboard Design. 8. Care and Repair. 9. Green Seas. 10. Surfing Associations. 11. Surfspeak. The easy-to-follow instructions and photo-sequences will have you riding your first wave - in a weekend. Codice libro della libreria B9780470516546

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2008. Condizione libro: New. 2008. 2nd Edition. Paperback. Surfing: A Beginner's Manual is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning to surf. Alf Alderson takes you through all the vital steps to becoming a surfer: you will learn where to surf, when to surf and how to surf safely. Num Pages: 168 pages, ill. BIC Classification: WSSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 196 x 152 x 10. Weight in Grams: 308. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780470516546

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd. Condizione libro: New. 2008. 2nd Edition. Paperback. Surfing: A Beginner's Manual is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning to surf. Alf Alderson takes you through all the vital steps to becoming a surfer: you will learn where to surf, when to surf and how to surf safely. Num Pages: 168 pages, ill. BIC Classification: WSSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 196 x 152 x 10. Weight in Grams: 308. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780470516546

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