As you’re attempting to pass through the novice phase of surfing, two things that will ensure you progress well are firstly going surfing in the right kind of conditions for your level, and secondly, ensuring that you develop a tidy pop-up technique – one that will work on the steeper unbroken waves and put you […]
Improve Your Surfing
Sometimes one little piece of inspiration is all it takes to improve your surfing. The articles on this page will hopefully inspire you to try something new and take your performance to the next level. Topics will include not only technique, but mindset, training methods and any other ideas that might help you improve.
Here’s a little speed tip from the Kaikoura Coaching Trip we did back in March. I’m not going to talk about stance in this post, although that is a very important piece of the puzzle when it comes to speed generation too. This tip is all about Going with the Flow…. For days we had […]
Nearly every time I’m at the beach, I’ll see a particular kind of surfer doing the hard yards…. …..I feel for them because I can sense their confusion and at times frustration. I can see it in their eyes as they watch more experienced surfers glide across wave after wave, apparently without effort. These people […]
As with any sport or martial art, each surfing skill has an underlying technique that once mastered, will lead to effortless repetition of that manoeuvre. The technique used for each manoeuvre does not vary from surfer to surfer. Whether you are looking at a late-takeoff, a backhand cutback or a forehand air reverse, under slow-motion […]