Why skating is so freaking good for your surfing
Surfing is sooo goddamn hard. Damnit! It’s not like skateboarding where the conditions are always the same, where you can practice the same tricks over and over again until you get it. In surfing the conditions are never the same, they’re constantly changing, and this…
How generating more speed turns good surfers into great surfers
Understanding how to generate your own speed on a wave is key to progressing from an intermediate to an advanced level of surfing. Utilizing the ‘power pocket’ on a wave is a skill that is often overlooked and only really exploited by advanced surfers as it can take…
Are you riding a board that’s too small?
The answer is most likely a YES. Here’s the truth. I have been coaching beginner to elite surfers for almost 15 years now and I’m yet to come across a beginner or intermediate surfer that has chosen the correct board for their ability. Most beginners to intermediate…
Can’t catch waves? Here’s 5 pro tips you need to know
We’ve all been there. Sitting out the back and wondering why everybody else seems to be able to catch all the waves. Meanwhile, you haven’t been able to catch ONE! and you wonder whether it’s just not your day today. Do you paddle in? Or…
6 Unwritten rules to keep you out of trouble in the water
Ok, so lets to get to the politics. As with every sport, they ALL have there do’s and dont’s, surfing is no exception. In fact, it really isn’t cool to drop in, snake or flat out be an a@#shole in the water. This is why…
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