VIDEO LESSON

Shallow surface dive

In this lesson you will learn when to perform a shallow surface dive and why it's the most efficient way to navigate small broken waves.

A shallow surface dive is used to navigate small broken waves where the water disturbed by the wave is only a short distance under the surface of the water.

In this lesson you will learn when to perform a shallow surface dive and why it’s the most efficient way to navigate small broken waves.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise the waves best for navigating with a shallow surface dive
  • Demonstrate an efficient shallow surface dive technique

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