This 'How To' video focuses on controlling your kick out of waves when SUP surfing. It's really important to get this right as it keeps you and other surfers safe in the lineup.
We learn how to safely and confidently kick out of a wave, avoiding the lip and a potential wipeout. Being in control of your SUP in the line-up is one of the fundamental elements when learning to SUP surf. It forms the basis for all of our manoeuvres and gains you respect from other water users.
Remember to also watch the SUPboarder PRO video below.
both of these Kicking out Vids are great, thanks
Glad you found them helpful.
Wow thanks. Still learning form you guys;. The pin drop for one. Also, one thing that I always try and remember is cover your head, especially with an offshore wind. My board loves to fly up, and I once caught myself in the nose pretty bad. I would love to hear more recommendations about how to kick out of a wave at the beginning and letting the up-wave surfer have priority. Since we are standing, this can be more difficult as you can more easily lose your wave over the whitewater. (I I have been guilty of losing my board… Read more »
Hi Sean, thanks for the comment and suggestions. Good shout to cover your head when falling too. I find staying under the water for that extra second or two whilst covering your head helps to make sure the board isn’t flying back at you. First thing to do if you don’t have the time to kick out for the priority surfer, is to just drop in and then pull off the wave when you have control. It’s not ideal, but it’s better than us spearing the board over the wave at them! A simple apology and explanation of why you… Read more »
thanks for the good tips in this video. It will really help!
Glad you found it useful.