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Surfing - A Beginner's Guide 3rd Edition

by Alf Alderson

Surfing - A Beginner's Guide 3rd Edition Synopsis

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 3rd Edition Press Reviews

It gives me great pleasure to endorse this book: Surfing: A Beginner's Guide by Alf Alderson... In this book Alf clearly explains how to begin your journey to be a surfer. There is essential background information, the first steps you should take and the manoeuvres you need to master. Importantly it also tells you how to surf safely and about the protection of our surfing environment. Armed with this book you will be able to become a surfer, get on the waves and go! (Nick Rees, Operations Manager, Surfing England) This is just the book for anyone wanting to get into surfing...a fine combination of authoritative explication and practical know-how. (Times Online) ...takes you through all the essential first steps . (Carve Surfing Magazine)

Book Information

ISBN: 9781912177127
Publication date: 17th April 2018
Author: Alf Alderson
Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 168 pages
Categories: Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing,

About Alf Alderson

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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