Women + Waves have teamed up with British professional surfer and surf coach Alan Stokes, to give you the pro tips on how to master a cut back. Don't know what a cut back is - let me explain. What is a Cut Back? For a normal...

WAXING YOUR SURFBOARD We’ve all heard the saying ‘Wax on / Wax off’  - It’s a never-ending cycle of waxing your board and taking the wax off to re-wax it. But the good news is, there’s not really a wrong way (unless you put it on...

MASTERING YOUR BACKHAND BOTTOM TURN - Surfing on your backhand is when you ride a wave with your back to it. For regular footers, it’s going left, and goofy footers, going right. It is a skill that many new surfers try to avoid as it feels less...

THE PERFECT FRONTSIDE BOTTOM TURN   Turning is a fundamental part of surfing, no matter what level you are. Whether it’s learning your first turns so you can manoeuvre around someone, to mastering your bottom turn and snappy top turn.  ~ LOOK WHERE YOU WANT TO GO The most important...

SURFING WITH THE PROS IN THE WORLD SURF LEAGUE (WSL) These aren’t just surfers, these are athletes!   Watching surfing is not only entertaining, but it’s a great way to improve your own surfing skills. Whether that’s watching the pro's techniques to perfect your own, or simply to...

LOCATING + MANAGING RIP CURRENTS RIP CURRENTS - A common subject we get asked about. It’s really important to be able to spot and manage rips to stay safe, but also they can become a benefit as you gain experience. In its simplest form, a rip current is...