Competitive Skimboarding

Lead Instructor:  Paulo Prietto
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Do you think you have what it takes to compete? If so, or if you want to find out what separates the competitive skimboarder from the casual skimboarder, then this show's for you. Learn how the competitors prepare and plan, what takes place at the event itself, and how a boarder gets, and keeps, sponsorship.

Lesson Specs

Lesson Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material

Instructions

  1. Watch the Lesson
  2. Take notes on key aspects
  3. Bookmark key points in the Lesson
  4. Ask questions on the Forum
  5. Use Lesson resources to supplement your knowledge

Lesson Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. Competition Overview
  3. Practice
  4. Planning & Preparation
  5. At the Event
  6. Sponsorship
  7. Conclusion

Lead Instructor

Paulo Prietto

Paulo started skimboarding in 1989 and now competes in numerous contests in the U.S. and Mexico at the professional level. He was ranked as the top skimboarder in 2005 and 2006 and has always enjoyed teaching skimboarding. He started the Solag Skim School in 2004 to pass on his knowledge and love of the sport to the next generation.

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