What is the meaning of duck dive?
to repeatedly move your head or the top part of your body quickly down and in different directions, especially to avoid being hit: Charlie defended himself well, ducking and diving, remembering every skill he had learned at the Boxing Club. They have to duck and dive to avoid the crossfire. informalUK.
Where does the expression ducking and diving come from?
This was favoured by Charles 2nd and remained popular until the early 19th century. Ducks wings were pinioned and they were thrown into the village pond to be hunted by spaniels. The only way the ducks could escape was to dive.
What does it mean to dodge someone?
: to move quickly in order to avoid being hit, seen, stopped, etc. : to get away from or avoid (someone or something) in a skillful or dishonest way.
How deep should you duck dive?
“If it’s a 15-foot white water, I’m gonna try to duck dive it. But if it’s a 6-foot double up on my head, and I’m on dry reef or super shallow water, I’ll probably ditch my board. For the average person, I would say trying to duck dive anything over 6 to 8 feet is going to be more dangerous than beneficial.”
What size board can you duck dive?
It’s possible to duck dive a board between 7 feet and 7 feet 6 inches, however, it will require strength and technique to do so. One way to accomplish a duck dive on a board this size is to push down sideways on the board’s rails with your hands and your upper body’s weight.
Can you duck dive a 6’6 shortboard?
It IS possible to duck dive that 6’6″. I would recommend you practice, away from the break, keeping you board submerge under the water perfectly flat at a 10cm depth.