Posts Tagged: surfing

Assignment: Describe Surfing in THREE Words

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“Fun, Not Fun, So Fun!”   This was my assignment for a group of students who spent a busy March week with us here in Nosara. Group coordinator Jason Roderick, an administrator and school counselor at Providence County Day School in Rhode Island brought 15 lucky students on his annual ‘Spring Break Surf/Yoga Retreat’ at Safari… Read more »

Hey Boss: Why Not Costa Rica?

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As a business owner, I understand the importance of recognizing employees who “keep the lights on” with daily operations. Having a happy, healthy, reliable and productive team of operators, instructors, managers, staff, strategic partners and other stakeholders – year in and year out – are key to the success of our business. It would be… Read more »

Surf Faster With These Tips

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Playa Guiones Rip

So you’ve mastered the basics: you can paddle and catch waves with ease, stand up and drop in and bottom turn. Now what? The next step is learning to create and maintain speed! Speed is one of the most important elements in surfing. Without it, you won’t be able to perform even the most basic… Read more »

Be Prepared: Keeping Our Surfers Safe

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THE INSIDE PEEK – SEPTEMBER 2015 ESPIRITU-DE-CORPS: UNITY, COMMON INTERESTS AND RESPONSIBILITY IN SURFING Folks on Playa Guiones last week were witness to quite a show, as Safari Surf School’s team of instructors underwent an arduous, week-long Lifeguard Training and Surf Rescue course. Espiritu de Corps comes from French origins. It translates to “a sense… Read more »

Safari Surf Goes Surfing!

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INSIDE PEAK– May 2016 “Team Building, as defined by Wikipedia, is the use of different types of team experiences and activities that are aimed at enhancing social relations and clarifying team members’ roles, as well as solving tasks, achieving results, meeting goals, and improving performance”. I was surprised not to see the word motivation used… Read more »

Inside Peak- Join Our Family

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JOIN OUR FAMILY Safari Surf recently had the privilege of welcoming Stan and Olga into our family. They stayed with us for a month, and the idea was that they would trade out breakfast and room at the Safari House in exchange for a couple of promo videos, to be posted on the Safari Surf… Read more »

Inside Peak- The Germany- Costa Connection

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Safari Surf’s German Connection I have always been fascinated by the depth of Marlon Illig. For example, he speaks fluent German. For a lad raised in rural Nosara, this strikes me as interesting and unusual. Marlon is one of the New Breed of Safari instructors that joined us this season. Safari hosts a fair amount… Read more »

Inside Peak- Higher Learning Through Surfing

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Higher Learning through Surfing at Safari Surf School “Study Abroad” – the phrase conjures up images of earnest students absorbed in esoteric topics enhanced by their unique surrounds – English Lit studies at Oxford, Italian culture and language studies in Rome, Ancient Greek civilization studies in Athens – but surfing in Costa Rica?? In January… Read more »