The Journey Towards Having More FUN Surfing

Surfing means different things to different people, but should always remain at its core

Fun

Lack of progression and fatigue leads to frustration which then leads to an unpleasant lineup.  Nobody wants that.  The first step in thwarting this downward spiral is to improve your entire surfing experience, from the pre-surf ritual, paddling out, deciding on a spot to surf, making adjustments, choosing the wave for you, riding with flow, kicking out, sharing with others, and finally exiting the water to talk story with others afterwards.  At its root, to have more fun means to improve.  It doesn't matter where you start in this journey of progression, from novice to pro, you can always improve and enjoy the experience of surfing just a little ... bit ... more.  

 

Secrets to Getting Out - The Shoreline

Paddling out to the surf can be challenging sometimes.  It's part paddling technique, and part strategy.  In this video, I provide one of my secrets to getting out that I cover in the Level 2 paddling course.  

It's all about studying the shoreline.  

Have a watch and let me know if it helps! 

Private 1-on-1 Level 2 courses on Positioning, Timing, Sprint, Pop Up and Getting Out are available right now.  But be sure to complete the Level 1 course beforehand.

Please reach out with questions, comments, frustrations, success.  I'd love to hear from you.  

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Why Some Waves Break Fast and Some Waves Break Slow

ocean knowledge Dec 23, 2020

Ever wonder why some waves break fast and hollow, and some waves break slow and mushy?  By understanding how waves break, we can improve our decision making on where to catch them and how to ride them.  

Hope you enjoy!  Please feel free to reach out with questions and comments.

Learn more about Positioning, Timing, Sprint Technique, Pop Up and Getting Out in the Level 2 course.  Prior to taking Level 2, be sure to complete the Level 1 Paddling Technique course on Paddling Efficiency, Speed, and Injury Prevention.  The Level 1 course lays a strong foundation and is a pre-requisite to effective Sprint Paddling.    

I'm just an email or phone call away to have a chat about surfing.  Don't be a stranger. 

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