Learn how to duck dive big or small waves on a bodyboard and surfboard, thanks to a few videos we want to feature for Surf Report readers. The duck dive will allow you to avoid going backwards, and instead you’ll pass under the wave.
The first video below this article shows you quickly how to dive at the right moment and breaks the duck dive into 3 phases. This bodyboard duck dive video has had over 45,000 views and many likes, so it looks like the majority of surfers agree with the tips.
We also included a second video that’s much shorter and explains in simple terms, “How to duckdive for bodyboarding”. It’s still worth a watch after having 124,000 views on YouTube and is published by David Child Films.
For The Beginner – Lastly, we have also featured two more very informative videos instructing a beginner how to duck dive a surfboard and a refresh for those needing a few tips to practice in the water. The instruction video (3rd) is great, and reveals just how the duck dive basics can be taught in under 20 minutes with proper instruction.
Take a look at the videos below, then feel free to leave your tips on how to duck dive waves in the comments.