Which bodyboard to choose to start?
When starting out with bodyboarding, it is recommended to start with a standard shape and EPS foam construction. An entry-level model such as the Morey Mach 12 is ideal to start with as they are cheaper and easier to use for beginners.
If you plan to do it regularly, it is recommended to switch to a PE core such as the Morey Mach 7. This material is more resistant over time and will last longer.
With a small budget, you can very quickly have fun and catch your first waves that will remain etched in your memory for life!
In which conditions to start bodyboarding?
It is best to start bodyboarding in low-energy, easy-to-handle waves such as beach breaks or inside the bar waves. These types of waves are more calm and better suited for learning basic bodyboarding techniques such as catching a wave, basic positioning, and basic maneuvers.
Once you have mastered these techniques, you can start to explore more powerful and technical waves.
It's important to not underestimate the dangers of waves and always abide by safety rules in place.