I agree Felix, I always tell my kids when I'm coaxing them into waves to commit and go for it as falling off is part of the experience and the only way to learn. They are so hesitant to take off on any waves that they feel like they might fall on, I remind them that I fall off every time that I go surfing and they seem surprised - 'Dad you go surfing all the time, why do you still fall off?' and I always tell them it's because I'm pushing the boundaries and testing myself, I know that I'll fall off, but I also tell them I know how to fall so I don't get seriously hurt - I think that's the key, experience teaches you to fall with grace, and you only know how to do that by committing!

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