Surf Completely – How To Turtle Roll

If you surf a shortboard, you have the luxury of duckdiving to get under waves. If you ride a longboard, you want to turtle roll. We get a lot of Amigas who come down wanting to learn to… Read More

Surf Completely – How to Turn (Use your boobs!)

In the first episode of our new series “Surf Completely” Holly Beck talks about how to turn your surfboard. This is the first step of learning to surf after the very basic part of standing up and riding… Read More

Why Holly Stopped Competing

A lot of people ask me about it. “How long did you do the tour? Why did you stop?” Here’s the answer in a nutshell.

Hayla on Horses, Volcanoes, Iguanas, and Overcoming Fear

Hayla is the youngest of five sisters of which Holly Beck is the oldest. She learned to surf at 7 years old, but got annoyed by too many wipeouts and quit. At 19 years old, she came to… Read More

Holly Gets Tubed in Nicaragua

Can your surf instructor surf like this? If you come surf with us, of course the answer will be YES! In between retreats Holly demonstrates tube riding technique both backside and frontside in some gorgeous green barrels at… Read More

Returning Amigas Show the Secrets to Improving

The secret to improving is to come on a retreat with us, then go home, practice, and come back again! Seriously though, the true secret to improving is having a great attitude. On our last couple retreats in… Read More

The Best Surfing Mindset For Improving

Recently we had an Amiga from Western Australia visit us for a week in El Salvador. She had quit her job and decided to embark on a journey around the world to surf and explore. You can read… Read More

Intermediate Amigas In El Salvador Part 2

I rarely post two videos covering the first three days of a retreat, but we’ve been scoring in El Salvador. Thanks to video feedback analyzed after every session, these girls are seriously improving, starting to do deeper bottom… Read More

Ruth Gained Surfing Confidence at Suave Dulce

Ruth doesn’t look like a “Ruth”, so we started calling her “Adriana”. She’s cute and sassy with the longest eyelashes I’ve ever seen on a surfer – definitely not what I imagined someone named “Ruth” to look like…. Read More

A Week at Suave Dulce Changed Everything

Brandy is a graphic designer from San Francisco that has been surfing for a few years. On day 1 she was riding whitewash like a champ and inspiring all the other ladies. By day 6 however, she was… Read More