How to Surf Better: Episode 2

How to surf better

How To Surf Better

We’re back!

The legends, me and Twiggy, are back talking shit, answering questions, and blabbering about surfing.

Speaking of Surf Coaching Trips, go have a look at what we’ve got coming up, and join us!  Surf Coaching Trips

Keep an eye out for Episode 3 of Coffee & Surf Coaches coming soon, and a Surf Strength Coach Podcast just around the corner.


Show Rundown:

2:30 tips to recognise and avoid rip currents

5:40 best exercises to improve and increase upper body strength

7:35 pulling in, how to get over the fear of a possible wipe out

10:40 how to overcome surf fear after having had a scary episode in the water

14:00 foot placement on a shortboard, and how to find front foot placement

15:35 how to read waves more efficiently, how to stay high on a wave when surfing backhand barrels, how to surf more vertically in the pocket

20:15 best dynamic movements for mobility at end ranges

22:30 how can twiggy eat so many biscuits and remain so lean

24:00 fluid surfing, I surf like a robot, how can I change that?

28:20 what is the best way to get used to bigger waves than you’re accustomed to?

33:20 what are the key components of a good takeoff?

36:30 what’s the best body maintenance and nutrition for surf trips?

41:15 Dropping in backside, losing speed, and getting stuck on the bottom.

43:15 Stretch, strengthen, and increase foot and ankle mobility


  • you wanna turd in the line up, get out the water and head for the bush...
  • experience of many years in surf life saving - rips are easy to spot.....just look for the deeper channel between banks....water coming in over a sand bank has got to go somewhere after hitting the beach, it goes out in the deeper channels...

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