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Elevating Your Surfing: Perfecting Paddling Skills for Advanced Beginners



Welcome to Nomad Surf Camp in Fuerteventura! We're thrilled to be part of your surfing journey and our experienced surf instructors will be near you during all process in learning surfing in our Surf School, ensuring you receive the best support during your surf lessons in Fuerteventura


In this tutorial, we'll delve into an essential skill for advanced beginner surfers: mastering your paddling techniques. Efficient paddling is the foundation of successful surfing, and we're here to guide you through every step of the way.


Paddling Techniques: Mastering Form and Efficiency

Step 1: Proper Positioning

  • Lie comfortably on your board with your chest down and hands near the rails.

  • Kick your feet behind you, maintaining balance and stability.

Step 2: Effective Paddle Strokes

  • Submerge your hands into the water with fingers slightly spread.

  • Use your core and back muscles to pull yourself through the water.

  • Alternate your strokes on both sides for a smooth and straight trajectory.

Strengthening Core Muscles for Enhanced Paddling Power

Step 3: Core-Strengthening Exercises

  • Incorporate exercises like planks and leg raises into your routine.

  • Strengthening your core improves paddling endurance and overall stability.


Breathing Techniques for Endurance in the Water

Step 4: Controlled Breathing

  • Practice rhythmic breathing while paddling to maintain steady oxygen intake.

  • Inhale deeply through your nose and exhale through your mouth.

By following these simple yet crucial steps, you'll enhance your paddling techniques and prepare yourself for more rewarding surfing sessions.

In Nomad Surf Camp our mission is to empower you to ride the waves with confidence and skill.

Keep riding those waves and honing your skills! We look forward to sharing the waves with you soon!


Feel free to reach out if you have any questions:

📱 WhatsApp: +34 689 008 407

Visit our website for more information: https://www.nomadsurfcamp.com/


Surf’s Up!

Your Nomad Surf Camp Team



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