Surf Paddle

Improve your surf paddle by improving the movement of the upper body to create inertia and movement of your body and board on the waters’ surface.

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 require a fair bit of effort, and had some heavy sweep.  I was pretty damned surprised at how quickly I […]
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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 don’t seem to be progressing forwards, and that damn burn in your arms and shoulders just won’t subside.  If it’s […]
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Guide To Surf Paddle Training

THIS IS HOW YOU CAN PADDLE STRONGER AND FASTER  Here are the BEST METHODS of surf paddle training for building an upper body that can handle some heavy paddling. This original post (below) was written a few years ago.  It will give you a huge amount of insight. These more recent posts touch in detail on different […]
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Surf Paddling – Treat Your Triceps!!

Why Are Surf Paddling and Your Triceps Important? You’ve got a muscle running down the back of the arm, that plays a vital role in strong surf paddling while you’re out in the lineup.  It’s called your triceps.  You’ve probably felt this muscle burning like hell after a heavy paddle out.  Along with your “lat” muscle, […]
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Surfing – You Couldn’t Keep Paddling?

I Couldn’t Paddle Anymore I was surfing a really good beach break today.  There were a few banks running several 100 yards down the beach, but the current was pushing so hard it made for a lot of paddling.  Endless paddling.  Paddle 10 minutes straight, go for a waved.  Paddle back out, paddle upcurrent, catch […]
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Paddle Training

Surf Training – Paddle Workout

 PADDLE LONGER, HARDER, FASTER How much would your surfing benefit if you could paddle for longer times without fatigue or a need for rest.  Couldn’t you catch some more waves if you had more powerful strokes, and stronger strokes? How many waves have you missed in the past years because your arms were to worn […]
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HOW TO PADDLE STRONGER AND LONGER

HOW WELL DO YOUR SHOULDERS PADDLE?   STRENGTHEN & STRETCH THEM PROPERLY You complaining about sore shoulders? What are doing about it? Are you still doing dumbell front raises, high rows, or bench presses?  If you are, you are just wrecking those shoulders more and more and more.  Tear up that rotator cuff tissue! (That’s sarcasm).  If […]
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