You should wax your board on a regular basis. Wax will improve the gliding qualities significantly. Moreover, it will ensure that the base doesn't dry out as quickly. We sell everything you need to wax your gear yourself. Wax, of course, but also vises to secure your board, brushes (synthetic, horsehair, copper), waxing irons, scrapers or complete waxing sets.
To attain good edge grip, the edges of your board have to have been sharpened well. Here, you will find everything you need to do so. Different kinds of files, vises, clamps that will help you sharpen at a constant angle, and so on.