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RE: surfing school philippines« on: July 20 2009 07:07:00 »
I don't know why anyone would spend money on a surf lesson. If lessons were available for a fee for basketball, do you think everyone would sign up? My point is that it's free and no one should be persuaded into thinking that it can be learned "properly" just because someone who assumes themselves to be a "qualified" instructor says so. The water surrounds Philippines and everyone has access to it. Just enjoy yourself and stop thinking that your form is not up to standards just because you didn't pay for a lesson. If anything, watch and observe first and go slow before investing in surf gear and before taking on the risks.
RE: surfing school philippines« Reply #1 on: July 20 2009 08:07:00 »
Just like paddling a canoe, riding a bike or learning to write your name, surfing takes practice and repeated mistakes before one can claim that they can actually surf all conditions. Not all wave conditions presents itself to everyone at any given time which is why surfing is not a one time paid session. It's a total waste of money to actually have someone "teach" you to surf thinking that you're paying for a lesson as if you were learning to drive a car. One lesson can't apply to all, it just takes time and effort. Just watch, observe, ask questions and socialize to pick up pointers. Eventually it will come.
RE: surfing school philippines« Reply #2 on: July 20 2009 19:07:00 »
I cant believe you just compared surfing to basketball. And i can't believe you just said that anyone can just get into surfing without a lesson! That is the reason why so many people are getting injured! And that's also why so many people are dropping in on other surfers. I really have to take a stand on this because I don't want anyone believing that surfing is just a walk in the park. And NO it is not enough to just ask for tips and try to socialize! Surfing in the Philippines has already reached a point where there are so many people getting into it. Imagine hundreds of people just grabbing 9 foot solid fiberglass boards and paddling out without a clue? you guys are so wrong!
RE: surfing school philippines« Reply #3 on: July 20 2009 21:07:00 »
Surfdawg, you are so right. those other guys dont have a clue. In Australia, coaching is done from the beginner stage, right through to competition level. If someone wants to flounder around in the surf, get in peoples way and get hurt, go for it. But if you want to fastrack the learning curb and be safer in the water, take lessons. There are lots of surf coaches out there. Some are very good and some are useless. You have to do your homework to find the right 1. If doing surf lessons is such a waste of time, why is it surf coaches in Australia have had the likes of Mick Fanning and Parko go through their coaching clinics?
RE: surfing school philippines« Reply #4 on: July 20 2009 23:07:00 »
Surfdawg, you are so right. Those guys don't have a clue. Surf lessons and coaching has been happening in Australia for over 30 years. If you want to go out in the surf and flounder around, get in peoples way and eventually get injured, go for it.Surf lessons are conducted for many reasons. 1. safety 2. faster learning curb 3. surfing etiquette 4.fitness 5.contest stratigies. Mick Fanning, Parko and many others had lessons. You guys don't get it. You thik you know it all after a few years of surfing. I'll tell you, you don't know squat. Wait till the next generation comes through and then people may listen to filipinos about surfing. Until then, less talk and more listening should be practiced by you guys.
RE: surfing school philippines« Reply #5 on: July 23 2009 06:07:00 »
you're a ROT Darryl. Nobody believes and respect you here. Could you still walk head-up? I doubt how you train surfing students while you were under influence of drugs and liquor.
RE: surfing school philippines« Reply #6 on: July 23 2009 20:07:00 »
what do you have against darryl? what has he done to you? Darryl are you sure this isn't some chick who's heart you broke? or did you steal anyone's girlfriend?
Alkeita- what surf school do you think is the best one ppl should go to?
and for everyone here...please guys lets be better than this. Darryl do yourself a favor and ignore those who attack you. the more you answer, the more you satisfy them. ppl know who you are and they really dont give a shit about these envious comments towards you.
RE: surfing school philippines« Reply #7 on: July 24 2009 21:07:00 »
Hey Alkeita, Da liquor thing i will tolerate, but don't ever associate me with drugs. I don't take illigal drugs. Really tells me what type of person you are. You know there's a saying here in the Philippines, how people love to throw stones at fruit laden trees hoping to get a piece of fruit, all your getting from your nasty posts is sour grapes.
RE: surfing school philippines« Reply #8 on: July 25 2009 21:07:00 »
That wasn't me two posts up. Check the spelling on the name and i do a better job of criticizing you. Besides if i was to accuse you of something it would be something that you would openly do, like getting drunk in public or exaggerating about your "accomplishments" for all to witness and judge for themselves. Why is lapdog or surfdawg, whatever dog he is, attacking me? I'm just keeping it balanced so that people don't get misled into the descriptions that you paint yourself out to be. There are a good number of Aussies who surf better than you who hold themselves in a higher standard than you yet they don't seek the false attention that you persistantly want people to believe. Earn the respect man.
TIM THE ARSE« Reply #9 on: July 26 2009 19:07:00 »
tim is a arse who thinks he's a pro surfer, not!!, just because you can ride a shortboard it doesn't make you a certified instructor, he's a certified wanker, Im going to knock the bricks off your head one of these days tim and there are alot of people waiting to do the same, if you wana learn surfing check out paolo and daryll at the wave pool at cme and luke at san juan surf camp in la union, not that cunt tim