Negotiating waves

Learn how to identify different types of waves and choose the most efficient way to negotiate them.

In this lesson we’re learning about the different types of waves we’ll experience in the surf zone. They are not all created equal, and how we negotiate them will be different for each different type for maximum efficiency.


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Sighting backstroke

In this lesson you will learn how to perform sighting backstroke and why it’s an important technique for swimming back through the wave zone to shore.

Dolphin diving

In this lesson you will learn when to use dolphin diving and how to dolphin dive out as you navigate the surf zone.

High and low tide

Learn how different tides affect the conditions in the water and how to use it to your advantage.

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