Category: Paddling

Surfing Breath Training – Hold Downs

Surfing Breath Training – Hold Downs Training for Surfers to Breathe Better…It’s Important…. Breathe. Your life depends on it. Literally. This rings especially true for surfers. If you’ve ever been in a hold-down situation, you know

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Upper Body Surfing Workout

Injuries, Lack of Endurance, and Lack of Flexibility. That’s probably what I hear about the most from people, or what I see as the general bigger issues.  With this video and post, we’ll tackle the

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How To Improve Your Paddling and Posture

Florida got some damn good surf in mid-february.  It was the first time I’ve surfed in about 2months (since getting back from Indo).  It was a solid 4-5foot swell hitting central Florida, super-fun, but did

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What I Learned from 6 Weeks in Indo

I GOT SURFED OUT!!  I actually got surfed out!  First time that has ever happened to me.  I’ve heard of this rare  occurrence before from some fellas that had driven through mexico, but hadn’t come

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Surf Paddling Workout- Endurance

Surf Paddling Workout-Endurance We’ve all had that feeling at one point, when all you can see is whitewater and oncoming sets, and your arms feel like they can’t move, you’re trying to paddle but you

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Top 3 Warm-Up Drills

Surfing Athlete Warmup Drills You gotta get your body moving.  Most surfers spend most of their time behind desks, in front of computers, or in front of the TV…  sedentary bodies don’t cooperate with surfing.

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Eliminate Stiff Shoulders

The Stiff Shoulder – The Surf “Ruiner” Shoulder Flexion.  That’s the ability to take your shoulder overhead into a vertical position.  Try it.  Does it grind, is it uncomfortable, is your arm totally vertical by

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Shoulder Radness..Surfing Shoulder Training

Surf Shoulders… Keep em’ Strong.  Clearly, if your shoulders aren’t moving well, cause you pain, or are out of optimal alignment, then your surfing is going to be a pain in the shoulder!!  (hahaha… get

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Happy Surf Shoulders

Mobilize, Activate, Move… Surf Shoulders I think I’m close to a shoulder operation…. and it’s no fun.  In all honesty, I’m pretty good with shoulder rehab, training, tissue work etc., but sometimes injuries are just

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