Wave distance

In this lesson, you’ll learn about how the distance between waves can impact on your energy levels and efficiency in the surf.

Wind and water surface

We’ve learnt previously that wind plays a major role in the creation of waves, it also has a role in what the wave looks like…

Wind, swell and waves

In this lesson, we’re learning about waves. There’s a lot to them, and the more you understand how they’re made up and how they organise…

Wading

Wading is an extension of running and is the most efficient way to move through water that is too deep to run but too deep…

Swimming over waves

Not all waves need to be navigated by diving under them. If a wave hasn’t started breaking, and it’s still full and round, the most…

Types of waves

In this lesson you’re going to learn about the different types of waves you’ll encounter in the surf zone and how they’re formed.

Surf zones

In this lesson we’re learning about the surf zone, which is the area of water from the shoreline to where there are no waves. Learn…

Putting it all together

In this lesson we’re going to learn how to put together everything you’ve learnt about the ocean environment in a theoretical example.

Rip Currents and sand banks

Have you ever wondered why different sections of water on the same beach can look so different? Why is it that there are breaking waves…

Sets and lulls

In this lesson we look at what sets and lulls are, and how to use them to time your swim out, and in, through the…

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