Whether you’re a beginner trying to get started or an experienced surfer looking to take it to the next level, The Surfing Handbook gives you the tips you need to maximize your performance on the water, with guidance on training and conditioning, technique and style, safety and etiquette, and gear. Written by veteran pro surfing journalist Ben Marcus, this guide is illustrated with instructional photos and drawings, providing step-by-step instructions, background history – as well as stories and tips from legendary surfers and teachers – making this an informative and entertaining guide that will help you to master the waves.
The one book you need with all the tips, tricks and techniques to learn how to surf
Provides detailed advice – from gear and equipment to technique and training – for beginning and advanced surfers
Features tips and tales from world-famous surfers and surfing instructors
Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by photos and illustrations to give a complete picture of all you need to know to become a successful surfer
Ben Marcus is a stoked surfer who grew up in the waves of Santa Cruz and Malibu. He served 10 years as associate editor of Surfer magazine and is the author of The Surfboard, Surfing and the Meaning of Life and other surf books.