The Perfect Pop Up Program

Fix, refine, rebuild, or regain your perfect pop up. Your surfing starts with your pop up, so make sure it's perfect and effortless.

(203 surfer reviews)

US$46.20

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Sick of blowing waves due to poor pop up technique?

The pop up is the most fundamental skill when it comes to catching more waves.

This one action, which is really just a sequence of deceptively simple movements that anyone can master, is the difference between an embarrassing wipeout and the wave of a lifetime. 

A poor pop up technique reveals itself in many ways. If you recognize any of the following impediments, chances are that your pop up is to blame. 

YOU’RE NOT A KOOK

and you’re not too old
it’s your pop up technique that’s to blame

If old age, bad habits, a sedentary lifestyle or the inability to surf regularly are stopping you from riding waves and actually enjoying surfing, here’s some awesome news.

Our 6-week program promises to iron out deficiencies in your pop up technique by improving your fitness and flexibility so that you can:
Make more takeoffs
Ride better waves
Surf with confidence
Take your skills to the next level
Minimize the risk of injury

A simple, logical and proven program that’s guaranteed to reinvigorate your pop up

Our program is trusted by thousands of surfers of all skill levels and ages from all over the world.

Why? Because in only a matter of weeks this program will totally transform your pop up technique and help you ride better waves by identifying your limitations and fixing them for good using simple and logical workouts that develop strength, flexibility and coordination.

SEE WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

6158 Pop Ups Transformed

4.99 out of 5 stars

203 reviews

  1. Brad B.

    Brad B. (verified owner)

    Pop up

    Live the pop up program by Cris Mills , it is really helping me improve my surfing , thank you so much Brad Blue

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  2. E B.

    E B. (verified owner)

    Clear, insightful, and helpful

    First of all the app and user interface is top notch. But more importantly the content is clear, insightful and helpful. Even before the physical improvements hit me, the conceptual teaching had me stoked and surprised I hadn’t heard it explained so well, even though I’ve listened to lots of other people try to explain the simplicity of a good pop-up. The exercises are on point and produce near instant results. This was my first program but won’t be my last.

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  3. Heath B.

    Heath B. (verified owner)

    totally awesome

    Thanks Chris!!! This program has helped me re train the bad habits of a lifetime. 3 weeks in I can feel the difference!!

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  4. Rebekah B.

    Rebekah B. (verified owner)

    Exceptional Value

    Always interesting to me how much bad advice, coaching of teaching can damage progress, in some cases for years. That has certainly been my experience. So, if you’re in the same boat, and want to reverse that experience relatively quickly, then this would be a great course. Dare I say in this age of over used hyperbole – exceptional.

    You’ll need to do the work, but if you do that I would guarantee progress. I’m early 50s, a relative newcomer to surfing and bad coaching has hampered my progress, not to mention enjoyment. This Pop Up course is a refreshing experience in a sea of bad advice. Face it, if you can’t pop up well, then you’re not going far. Give yourself a treat.

    Great course Cris.

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  5. Robert M.

    Robert M. (verified owner)

    Cris is doing amazing work with the content he create and share with abundance. 
    His passion for educating in the field of human health, performance, athleticism and specifically in surfing is inspiring.
    The creativity he implement in the content influences to “adapt and overcome” during challenging times in order to maintain a healthy routine despite the circumstances and the daily stress.

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  6. Dan S.

    Dan S. (verified owner)

    Pop Up Program

    After turning 70 and going through literally years of abuse and injuries including 3 broken necks ( crushed C 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7), 2 herniated discs (L4, 5), a double inguinal hernia surgery, and prostate cancer resulting in a radical prostatectomy 2 years ago, I had to retire from being a boat captain and scuba instructor. Now I am trying to get back surfing which I have been doing my whole life. The injuries have cut or removed all of my core strength. Now with this pop up program, I am getting it back slowly. It is a painful, frustrating process but there is significant progress. 2 1/2 weeks into the 6 week program I had a session with nearly normal pop ups and a definitive progress towards what could be considered a “normal” pop up. Thank you Chris and your crew for helping this old surf rat to get back to the lineup! My appreciation is beyond words! Much Aloha!!

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US$77.00  US$46.20 
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HERE’S WHAT to expect

This process walks you through the actual technique of Pop Up form

How to identify your limitations, and how to fix them for good. You also get access to workouts that will improve not only your flexibility and strength for perfect Pop-Ups,  but will also influence your surfing.

01

Step-by-step instructions
A step-by-step process that breaks down every movement into easy to understand language

02

Technique fundamentals
By explaining the fundamentals we give you a solid base from which to build upon

03

Identify What's Wrong
Assessment process to identify your limitations, and what is breaking down pop up attempts. You'll be able to identify what is truly holding you back.

04

Surf specific workouts
All of our workouts and exercises have been specifically designed by surfers, for surfers

05

Increased confidence
A looser body and better technique will increase your confidence in all types of waves

06

Radical results
Get a fluid and flawless pop up in a matter of weeks and never blow the wave of a lifetime again

Stroke in
smooth
pop up
bottom turn
get
tuuuuubed

HERE's What you get

Our pop up program promises to make you feel energized and enthusiastic about surfing once again after only a few workout sessions.
Thanks to the many surf specific exercises, stretches and movements contained within, you can compensate for a lack of hours in the water or a loss of surfing endurance. This leads to more waves and of course... more stoke.
Sign up to our program and get access to two thorough, clearly explained and easy to implement modules.

LEARN

This module gives you a better understanding of the pop up process, what’s required from your body in order to consistently perform a fluid pop up and how to properly execute certain exercises, stretches and movement drills.
Pop up basics
Theory and technique
Strength and mobility assessments
Joint stretches and mobilizations
Bonus coaching support

TRAIN

This is where you begin performing the exercises, stretches and movement drills covered in the Learn module as workouts. This module is broken up into Phase 1 and Phase 2, each of which has 3 weeks of workouts for a program total of 6 weeks.
Dynamic warm-up
Tissue release
Mobility exercises
Strength training
Pop up movement drills
Core workouts
GET STARTED
  • Pop Up Intro

    4:04
  • How To Train Weekly

    Schedule

    2:41 min
THEORY & TECHNIQUE
  • What Is A Pop Up

    8:35
  • The Walk Up

    13:55
  • Big Triangle Small Triangle

    8:52
  • ShortBoard Pop Up

    & Foot Positioning

  • Habit Formation And Change

    7:50
  • Pop Up Speed Varies

    15:22 min
  • The Perfect Surf Stance

    18:10 min
  • Why The Back Foot Lands First

    7:36 min
  • When Do Hands Leave the Board

    7:52 min
STRENGTH & MOBILITY ASSESSMENTS
  • Assessment 1

    How To Use & Implement Tests

    3:21
  • Assessment 2

    Strength And Mobility Assessments

    11:41
  • Assessment 3

    Individual Joint Assessment

    7:25
JOINT SPECIFIC STRETCHES & MOBILISATIONS
  • Joint Specific

    Stretches Intro

    3:41
  • Ankle Protocols

    5:40
  • Knee Flexion

    6:15
  • Hip Flexion

    2:46
  • Hamstring Mobility

    4:35
  • 90/90 Hip Mobility

    8:51
  • Spine Mobility

    8:14
BONUS: LEARN & APPLY
  • Perfect Pop Up

    Coaching Compilation

  • Paddling Theory 101

    23:44 min
WEEK 1
  • PHASE 1

    Intro

  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

WEEK 2
  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

WEEK 3
  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

WEEK 1
  • Phase 2

    Intro

  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

WEEK 2
  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

WEEK 3
  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

  • Skill Work & Mobility

  • Full Training

Access Your Training Wherever You Are 24/7

Download it and access Offline!

Our fast, easy to use and secure app lets you access your account wherever you need it.

HERE's WHAT YOU WILL NEED

You don’t need an expensive gym membership, nor are you required to commit hours of precious time every week to see rapid yet long-lasting results. All you need in order to take your pop up from abysmal to awesome is the following:
Up to 30 minutes for each session
Time for 2 to 4 sessions per week
A positive attitude and a willingness to learn

Exercise ball

Foam roller

Full circle resistance band

Peanut Trigger Ball

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have access to the program forever?
Yes! Once you purchase the program you will get lifetime access and discounts on new programs.
What Equipment do I need?
All you will need for this program is:
  • Two taped tennis balls duct taped together
  • Full circle resistance strap 1 inch width
  • Foam roller
  • Exercise ball
Can beginners do the program?
Absolutely, there are alternative and progressive movements for each level.
How is the program delivered to me?
This is a digital program intended to be downloaded to your mobile device so you always have it with you during your workouts. Once you join the Surf Athlete Training Program, you will receive access to the entire program. Download everything and it’s yours forever.
Why Is Equipment Required?
There are basic equipment requirements for this training program, but with these basic tools you'll be able to train effectively for years to come.  To train efficiently in the movement patterns that carry over to surfing, applied resistance is required.  
Refund Policy
All purchases made on our website, or via the Surf Strength Coach app platform are NON-REFUNDABLE.  We proudly stand by our work, programs, and training protocols, and you can readily view the numerous testimonials regarding our programs if you are unsure of the quality of our work. Due to the downloadable nature of our programs, and considerations of Intellectual Property, refunds will not be granted for any training programs or educational programs.
How to Download the Program?
Programs within the Surf Athlete can be downloaded so you can access them offline.

Program content is downloaded to within the app. Separate files are not downloaded to your phone or laptop. Files are saved within the app itself, so they can be accessed offline.

This function works for the web app on your desktop / laptop, and also the phone app.

How Bad is Your Pop Up?

Is it setting you up to flow, or flailing in the whitewash?

Failed Pop Ups are incredibly frustrating, and ultimately limit your surfing. You don't have to fail and fumble with your takeoffs anymore. Think of how radically this could change your surfing.

Better Pop Ups = Better Waves.

The Entire Program
US$77.00  US$46.20 
Life-Time Access

US$77.00  US$46.20 

What others are saying

  1. Brad B.

    Brad B. (verified owner)

    Pop up

    Live the pop up program by Cris Mills , it is really helping me improve my surfing , thank you so much Brad Blue

    Rating :

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  2. E B.

    E B. (verified owner)

    Clear, insightful, and helpful

    First of all the app and user interface is top notch. But more importantly the content is clear, insightful and helpful. Even before the physical improvements hit me, the conceptual teaching had me stoked and surprised I hadn’t heard it explained so well, even though I’ve listened to lots of other people try to explain the simplicity of a good pop-up. The exercises are on point and produce near instant results. This was my first program but won’t be my last.

    Rating :

    Read More
  3. Heath B.

    Heath B. (verified owner)

    totally awesome

    Thanks Chris!!! This program has helped me re train the bad habits of a lifetime. 3 weeks in I can feel the difference!!

    Rating :

    Read More
  4. Rebekah B.

    Rebekah B. (verified owner)

    Exceptional Value

    Always interesting to me how much bad advice, coaching of teaching can damage progress, in some cases for years. That has certainly been my experience. So, if you’re in the same boat, and want to reverse that experience relatively quickly, then this would be a great course. Dare I say in this age of over used hyperbole – exceptional.

    You’ll need to do the work, but if you do that I would guarantee progress. I’m early 50s, a relative newcomer to surfing and bad coaching has hampered my progress, not to mention enjoyment. This Pop Up course is a refreshing experience in a sea of bad advice. Face it, if you can’t pop up well, then you’re not going far. Give yourself a treat.

    Great course Cris.

    Rating :

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  5. Robert M.

    Robert M. (verified owner)

    Cris is doing amazing work with the content he create and share with abundance. 
    His passion for educating in the field of human health, performance, athleticism and specifically in surfing is inspiring.
    The creativity he implement in the content influences to “adapt and overcome” during challenging times in order to maintain a healthy routine despite the circumstances and the daily stress.

    Rating :

    Read More
  6. Dan S.

    Dan S. (verified owner)

    Pop Up Program

    After turning 70 and going through literally years of abuse and injuries including 3 broken necks ( crushed C 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7), 2 herniated discs (L4, 5), a double inguinal hernia surgery, and prostate cancer resulting in a radical prostatectomy 2 years ago, I had to retire from being a boat captain and scuba instructor. Now I am trying to get back surfing which I have been doing my whole life. The injuries have cut or removed all of my core strength. Now with this pop up program, I am getting it back slowly. It is a painful, frustrating process but there is significant progress. 2 1/2 weeks into the 6 week program I had a session with nearly normal pop ups and a definitive progress towards what could be considered a “normal” pop up. Thank you Chris and your crew for helping this old surf rat to get back to the lineup! My appreciation is beyond words! Much Aloha!!

    Rating :

    Read More
  7. Mike M.

    Mike M. (verified owner)

    Great program

    Truly a great program. I was struggling with trying to find the most effective pop up method for 2.5 years, and after I watched this video, I fixed my pop up in the water almost immediately. This is worth the investment.

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  8. David W.

    David W. (verified owner)

    Phenomenal program- Great instructor

    I purchased the surf strength program and I’m very happy with my decision. The passion of Cris to pass along his knowledge and try and improve all aspects of your surfing in and out of the water is really amazing. I was hesitant because of the nature of a one size fits all training program seems difficult but the way Cris walks you through the movements and acknowledges personal limitations had me confident to try and perfect these movements and get the most out of my workouts. There’s a tremendous amount of content and it’s really exciting to try out new programs and new movements and feeling my flexibility, rotations, and other movements improve daily has me feeling better physically and mentally. My favorite thing in the training program for body weight is in the intro when Cris outlines that “hey you have a life and other things pop up and that Surfing always takes priority to the training”, it took out the rigidity you see from most programs and the feeling that you are getting behind. I’m still working through all of the many videos but I am seeing improvement in my surf and just paying attention to different things in the water (without overthinking) I’ve found even more enjoyment in the ocean.

    Thanks for all your insight and guidance

    Aloha,
    Dave

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  9. Mariesa I.

    Mariesa I. (verified owner)

    You probably need it...so just get it.

    I’ve been wanting to fix my bad surfing habits for quite some time, but never knew where to start. Picked up the Perfect Pop Up program in an effort to change what should have been changed long ago and I couldn’t be happier. Cris takes the time to fully explain everything in great detail, which for me is key….from joint specific stretches, to how your brain gets rewired and the fitness required in order to fix your bad habits. I’m still working on changing my bad habits but there’s definitely an improvement and I credit this program for it.

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  10. Simon R.

    Simon R. (verified owner)

    The perfect pop up

    4 weeks in quarantine with nothing to do! I thought I would finally do something about my pop up. Talk about instant improvement, the perfect pop up program has delivered immediate results. Money well spent.
    Simon R

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  11. Stephen P.

    Stephen P. (verified owner)

    Pop ups

    I have only had a couple of surfs since starting the program,but have found that already getting to my feet is becoming easier.I have surfed for over 50 years but found over the last few years,due to injuries that my standing up was becoming increasingly harder to do,so frustrating.But by following this program I am seeing benefits and am standing up a lot fluider,just need to practise it now so I can get quicker. Thankyou Cris

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  12. Michael d.

    Michael d. (verified owner)

    Old Guys Rule…their bodies don’t

    As an old surfer from DURBAN, South Africa, I’ve been living in the UK for the past 20 years not surfing…no much surf & the sea is freezing. But in Bristol, we now have the Wave.com wave pool…and I saw my arse there trying to surf for the first time in years.
    Turns out my body physically cannot perform a pop up…something that came naturally as a young man.
    Enter Surf Strength Coach.
    Chris’s walk up approach, stretching & training techniques have given me back what I thought I’d lost forever…the ability to surf once more…thank you 🙏 Awesome App…highly recommend this for anyone, any age & any ability!

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  13. Chris G.

    Chris G. (verified owner)

    Functional training means strength as well!!!!

    Cris Mills is the real deal . I absolutely love the program the videos are without a doubt my favourite part of the training program . The passion he has for helping is infectious . I can’t believe that all this training has enormously increased my strength as well. I surfed today and felt just how far my body has come along way since embracing this type of training . Had the best surf in ages .
    Highly highly recommend to anyone!!!!!
    Thanks for the wisdom Cris .

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  14. Nick D.

    Nick D. (verified owner)

    Just what I’ve been looking for
    Great programs
    After 45 years of surfing just the tools I needed to get back into something I love
    I was very close to throwing in the towel
    Thanks Chris

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  15. Kamil T.

    Kamil T. (verified owner)

    Great program!

    I really enjoy the training. It really helps me understand the dynamics of popup and makes me feel more confident in the water.

    Strongly recommend.

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  16. William W.

    William W. (verified owner)

    Dream of a Lifetime

    I’m a fifty-one year old novice surfer. I’ve been stuck at novice since I was sixteen. I am now 220 pounds and six foot three and with the help of Surf Strength Coach, I finally feel like I am positioned to move to the next level. I work out a lot, but I have not been working on the right things. I knew core was important so as the pandemic raged on I bought a weight bench and a chin up bar and went to town. My core is stronger than ever, but my mobility is, ahem, rough. With the Perfect Pop Up sessions, I learned where I need to focus, and where I can make the biggest gains in the water and on the board. Now if I didn’t have to wait so long to go surf!

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  17. Geoff F.

    Geoff F. (verified owner)

    My wife and I love the program!

    Firstly I have been following you for years since I was a student at uni studying physio. You are doing such a great job helping surfers get fit and perform better in and out of the water.

    Chris, I purchased your pop up program for my wife for Christmas after a colleague of mine John Moore recommended it to me. We jumped onto the program soon after purchase and were really impressed by it but with two kids under 2, my wife decided to review it when she had more time (and the waves became a little smaller here on the sunny coast). We were about to start it up again.

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  18. Phil D.

    Phil D. (verified owner)

    Legit!

    I’ve been working on the pop up program for awhile now . it’s as you have said (legit) . all your your apps are excellent and I will continue with them as long as I can . thank you

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  19. Romain M.

    Romain M. (verified owner)

    Essential

    All surfers need it even if you you’re a confirmed surfer!

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  20. Paul M.

    Paul M. (verified owner)

    I love the app

    The programs I’ve purchased are top quality. I’m working on the pop up program and it is first class. I’m 46 years old, a beginner surfer, but have a very active job, and in the last couple of weeks my flexibility has increased dramatically thanks to you. I’ve seen a fantastic improvement at work!

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  21. Vanessa V.

    Vanessa V. (verified owner)

    I always got problems with the pop up being too slow. I know i have strenght issues, but also the technical part. This program was the first one to help me realize where it was my technical issue by myself (going a little bit for the side too much instead of going front). Already trying to test it in water and it’s improving. Keeping up with the strenght but that one is also covered at the progran, and it needs a bit of time.

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  22. Dmitry S.

    Dmitry S. (verified owner)

    Awesome programs and the app

    Cris makes really good product. Love his trainings some much!

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  23. Rebecca F.

    Rebecca F. (verified owner)

    Stoked that this program was recommended to me!

    I started watching Surf Strength Coach videos online and was super stoked to come across the pop-up program. I am very new to surfing and found some frustration with ‘pop ups’ , being an athletic person and not getting it quickly. After reviewing videos, I have learned SO much about things that I was missing and doing incorrectly. I love how in his videos, it is called ‘the walk up’. That language in itself, puts less pressure on this idea of a quick snap up and encourages me to trust the process and to be kinder to myself. The ankle and hip mobility exercises are super helpful too! I have had limited range of motion in my ankle due to a previous injury. So I have bee working away at trying to improve this. I am currently recovering from a sprained ankle and am stoked to get back to my program. Did I also mention that I love your sense of humor Cris ?!! So good! Many thanks 🙂

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  24. Tricia T.

    Tricia T. (verified owner)

    The Perfect Pop Up

    I love that Cris has a different approach with the pop up. It has changed my thought process and approach to how I can perfect my skills with my pop up. Every time I swim I use his in water upper body movements for strength. I have a surf trip planned for November, I think I’m gonna make huge strides this trip. Gonna “Run”! Thank you so much Cris!

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  25. Mal M.

    Mal M. (verified owner)

    A short thank-you for the Pop Up program!

    You explain the biomechanics of the PopUp beautifully. I’m a retired school teacher so I can recognise a well structured program when I se one . I have had to spend time unlearning some bad habits I have acquired over 49 plus years of surfing. Thankyou for pointing them out so well. I think you have added years to my surfing. I can’t thank you enough.

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  26. mark smale s.

    mark smale s. (verified owner)

    Great Program

    This course opens up so much about the pop up which is
    made so easy you just walk up less pressure on your joints
    when you pop up and the eyes up head up and arms as really
    opened up my surfing to a different level would definitely recommend
    to everyone at all levels well worth the investment and time

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  27. Flipens L.

    Flipens L. (verified owner)

    Love the program!

    After first week I’ve already feeling improvements in my technique which is pretty satisfying!

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  28. sean h.

    sean h. (verified owner)

    Pop up program delivers

    Been learning to surf for four years now. Starting at the ripe age 50 years old. My biggest wall was my pop up. More that I couldn’t get my front foot forward enough. Long story short my pop up was not engaging and my frustration was. I researched as much as I could find had a lesson and advice but it wasn’t until I jumped in and thought let’s give this surf strength coach dude a go. Hands down best investment for me to date that has helped with my pop up and surfing. Now this is just the pop up program. So now I’m seriously looking into Chris’ other programs. Well explained lessons. Very informative on techniques and tips and just as informative on the human form and required motor mechanics to increase your wave count. Following the pop up program (less than 2 weeks I might add) has changed everything. 10 out of 10. My surf crew noticed after 2 sessions. Thanks Chris

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  29. Ben G.

    Ben G. (verified owner)

    Perfect Popup

    I got involved with the perfect pop up programme after seriously relating to Cris’s videos on YouTube.

    The info, assessments, training and mobilisation work is really helping me unlock those years of stiffness from sitting down. Breaking down the pop up into its base movements so you can relearn has been a game changer, and as soon as we get some swell in the U.K. I can’t wait to see how this helps my surfing.

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  30. Nathan R.

    Nathan R. (verified owner)

    It’s helped me form a process to surfing, to make it flow easier and make it similar every time, rather than just wingin’ it and hoping for the best. Highly recommended !!

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  31. Lucas W.

    Lucas W. (verified owner)

    Excellent training program

    I recently completed the surf athlete program, which was amazing. The amount of content in there is crazy. So after that I thought I’d give the perfect pop up a go, I must say I was a little sceptical about it at first but once I dived into the program it changed the way I looked at my own pop and really mad me think about the positioning of my body. It was a big learning curve for me but it has definitely help my surfing as well as my general fitness and mobility. I’m now combining the perfect pop up with the surf athlete program and I feel they work together really.
    Weather you surf or not there’s something for everyone in Chris’s programs, they are well structured with more then enough information even for beginners.
    Keep the Stoke coming yewww.

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  32. Jarrad G.

    Jarrad G. (verified owner)

    Middle aged

    Love this program, really helping me unlearn 15+ years of bad habits.
    I have terrible hip flexibility due to working in the office environment but this program has really helped me loosen up.

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  33. Jarrad G.

    Jarrad G. (verified owner)

    Middle aged

    Love this program, really helping me unlearn 15+ years of bad habits.
    I have terrible hip flexibility due to working in the office environment but this program has really helped me loosen up.

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  34. Brennon B.

    Brennon B. (verified owner)

    Beginner Surfer Review

    This product has been so incredibly useful in so many ways. I started off trying to teach myself how to surf via YouTube videos, however a lot of the time bits and pieces were left out to fully understand the pop up motion. So it was always hard for me to progress because I didn’t have anyone to tell me the small but critical techniques I was missing; one of the biggest being the Oreo biscuit technique. But getting this program has improved my understanding exponentially and multiplied my experience in the water tenfold. Based off teaching myself via YouTube, I had surfed 7 days with as short board and didn’t ride one green wave, but after the purchase of the program and even following it for half as long as was recommended, I was able to ride my first green wave on short board only a few days into surfing, not to mention the countless times I caught waves via the Oreo biscuit technique.

    So the program overall has increased my understanding of surfing to a level much higher than I could have gotten out of YouTube!!

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  35. Uzi S.

    Uzi S. (verified owner)

    A must for every surfer

    I started surfing a year ago, at the age of 45. I just switched from my soft-board to a hard 6’11”. I would have NEVER made it so far without the Surf Athlete program. Cris is an absolute professional- thorough, precise and clear. The program has taught my body so many new and important ways to stretch and move, I literally wait for my daily morning routine. I just purchased “The Perfect Pop Up” program and am looking forward to starting it! Thank you Cris!

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  36. Andy M.

    Andy M. (verified owner)

    Well done!

    Well done on ten years and long may it continue. I’m just back from a few weeks surfing along the north coast. Good waves and enjoyable, thanks in part to your program. Love the new format!

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  37. Joe M.

    Joe M. (verified owner)

    Thanks Cris!

    I picked up Surf Athlete this AM. Keep up the great work. You’re making a positive impact in the lives of many; improving quality of life by providing smart guided training goes beyond just getting in shape. Impacts all aspects of leading a balanced and happy life.

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  38. Nick D.

    Nick D. (verified owner)

    Catch more waves!

    For context, I\’m a 47 year old first time newbie surfer. I\’m reasonably fit with above average mobility for my age from several years of (trying) learning to hand balance and general bodyweight movement stuff. So focusing on motor patterns and skill development is where I\’m happy and this course delivers! As the movement pattern for the long board walk up becomes more natural, it\’s getting quicker and I can now focus much more consciously on weight distribution in my feet for drive, hip orientation & hand position. I can also say that if you don\’t have the requisite mobility and strength to make your pop up easy and pretty, the drills and training included here will definitely help you get there. I say that because these are exactly the type of exercises and mobility drills that have taken me from stiff as a plank to pop up flexible! Great stuff.

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  39. Andrew K.

    Andrew K.

    Thank you, Cris!

    A quick message to say how great I think your content is. 2 weeks into the perfect pop up and it has already nearly sorted the crappy pop up I had developed following a back problem years ago (I’m 42 years old – surfing since my 20s, bodyboarding for a decade before that). I think half the problem was in my head (plus tight hamstrings!) but I needed something to give me focus.

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  40. Paul H.

    Paul H. (verified owner)

    Everything gets better witth this!

    LOTS of people, including me, use your app and your training. We understand them and how our bodies get them.  We need them for our bodies but also for our minds, because as we unlock our stiff bodies, our minds feel better and we surf better and everything is better.  
    You’ve been doing this for 10 years and you’re getting better at it and the programs and app get better and better. Well done!

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  41. Camron C.

    Camron C. (verified owner)

    Effective and Informative!

    All of the insights and coaching you provide are effective and informative in an entertaining format with some good humor infused throughout.
    Your program has already helped me immensely and I appreciate all the sacrifices you have made to make the SSC what it is and has been to me and so many others. Thank you again and keep up the great work !

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  42. Mauro M.

    Mauro M. (verified owner)

    Super insightfull

    I was struggling with my pop-up due to previous bad habits and no people to help me to improve. As I started the pop-up program, everything was clear to me. I’ve been doing this all wrong! I was trying to jump (which led me to put my foot wrongly at the same time, making the board unstable) instead of walking and making sure I always have the triangle support at any time. Will continue with the strength program and the results can already be seen!

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  43. Michael Stoten .

    Michael Stoten .

    Pop Up program worked wonders

    been surfing over 30 years and due to not surfing as much and sitting down too much, my pop ups began to suffer (never thought about them before). After only a week of the program they were getting easier again and now I’m back to not thinking of them.

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  44. Mark W.

    Mark W. (verified owner)

    Relearning Pop Ups

    After 45 years of surfing I managed to break a hip and ended up with one leg shorter than the other. When it comes to pop ups this changes everything. This program has given me the opportunity to rebuild my body as well as a method to rewire my brain and adapt to my new reality. At this age second chances don’t come often, now I have gotten one. I am stoked I found this!!

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  45. Paul S.

    Paul S. (verified owner)

    You do all your work with a genuine enthusiasm.

    Man, you thought of everything, and what’s more, the sequence is so well-thought out. People can learn the physiology and the techniques to gain (or regain) proper range of motion and flexibility to slowly strengthen the joints and muscles.

    You are the master of surfing physiology. Your video instruction is so succinct. Fully explained, clearly demonstrated. Very impressive. Plus, you’re just a regular dude who loves the ocean and gives what he knows back to help the rest of us keep moving at a higher level. And you do it all with a genuine enthusiasm.

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  46. Richard G.

    Richard G. (verified owner)

    Super effective for me and a ton of fun!

    I’m a 51 year old trying to work out why I never learnt to surf properly earlier in my life and using everything available to start he journey now. I truly believe Cris’s programme is the answer. I only discovered Cris’s website about a month ago but was really impressed with how comprehensive the content is. He has amalgamated a wealth of skills, information and techniques to produce videos that appear to cover every possible aspect of learning to surf. Having spent the past 20 years dabbling in yoga, pilates, and cross training I love the way Cris has distilled out surf specific exercises for the most effective progression. I’m three weeks in to the Perfect Pop Up and loving it. Already seeing increases in strength and slow improvments in mobility. I have an arthritic hip with FAI, a topic Cris addresses directly in his hip mobility videos. The exercises give me relief from discomfort and now I’m doing them most days. The pop up and stance drills really work too. Last couple of waves I caught I found I had both hands forward automatically and was already lowering my stance. I love learning new skills and this coaching is proving to be super effective for me and a ton of fun.

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  47. Nick S.

    Nick S. (verified owner)

    Game changer

    Signed up as I wanted to smooth out my pop-up, get more consistent and feel in more control. I can honestly say I could FEEL the difference after just one week. More waves, more speed, more control, and most importantly, more FUN! The technical advice is illuminating, and the assessments have helped me pin point the areas to focus on. Total game changer for me and has allowed me to focus on building on this and looking forward to further progress my surfing. I guess a good pop-up is more likely to set you up for a good wave!!! Game changer. Thank you Cris!

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  48. Nicola V.

    Nicola V. (verified owner)

    Great program!

    I am halfway through the program and I have already seen improvement in my pop-up!

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  49. Kevin J.

    Kevin J. (verified owner)

    Great content.

    I’ve been surfing for years without realising how many bad habits I had picked up along the way. The Pop-Up program really helped me to reevaluate my technique.

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  50. Steven C.

    Steven C. (verified owner)

    I highly recommend this program!

    After using Cris’ surf coaching app for a year, I decided to contact him for help addressing my back injuries.

    Cris provided valuable knowledge on how to strengthen specific muscles and provided specific exercises and routines. Following our private coaching session, he emailed an outline of what we discussed and provided great resources to improve my back and surfing.

    I highly recommend his surf coaching app, and his personal coaching sessions, to anyone looking for longevity in the water and improvement in surfing.

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  51. Hilton S.

    Hilton S. (verified owner)

    Really stoked bru

    After one week mainly tissue work and stretching and techniques and I felt amazing in the water! In fact honestly haven’t felt that good in a while. I couldn’t believe it.

    In fact as in my review, one of the dudes I surfed with asked if I am on a training programming after our surf because I was all over it.

    Been a bit slow on the strengthening stuff as I have a shoulder issue.

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  52. L C.

    L C. (verified owner)

    Amazing!

    Excellent breakdown of exactly how you should be moving during workouts and how it should feel in the water. I cannot emphasize enough how well I feel even after a few weeks. I swam and played water polo for over a decade and as cliche as it is, my shoulders feel stronger than ever. Cris is dedicated to his craft and continually looking to improve the products even after I have purchased them

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  53. william c.

    william c. (verified owner)

    Great Total Body Workout!!

    As an aging surfer with loads of previous sports injuries/surgeries, I decided to try the “Surf Athlete” program in an attempt to work through some knee/back/shoulder issues that were keeping me out of the water. I was pleasantly surprised at how much better I felt in terms of strength and flexibility within just a few weeks. I was impressed at how comprehensive the workout was and how the stretches, flow movements, and strength training helped me feel way better functionally, not just for surfing but for my other recreational activities as well. Highly recommended!

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  54. Hilton S.

    Hilton S. (verified owner)

    "Dude, are you on a training program?"

    One week into this program and that is what someone asked me on the beach yesterday. I haven’t nearly mastered the technique and have the worst take off in the world. But after one week mainly focusing on getting the body flexible I immediately felt the difference in my surfing, especially in the speed of my take off on a punchy beachy. The tissue and band work along with the stretching definitely gets you nice and loose to move a lot quicker. Stoked so far and amped to keep going. Cheers Cris and team

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  55. Carlo M.

    Carlo M. (verified owner)

    I really love your program!

    Walk up! It is the greatest advice I have ever received! I stopped jumping like a monkey on my board, feeling embarrassed by my own style.
    Everything starts to be more fluid. As I pop up I get more speed.
    I’m a lower intermediate surfer, living in the Swiss alps, practicing one/two day per week (yes: now we can surf also in Switzerland having a brand new surf garden in Sion!!)
    I was stuck! I was trying to do some progress, but I was late on my take-off, and too much in a snowboard/side position.
    With your advice, everything is getting more natural. I’m doing half the effort, and I don’t feel any more like a sort of robokop!
    I’ll keep on training and practicing the exercises on a daily basis, but for the moment I have to say that your method is amazing!!

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  56. Thomas G.

    Thomas G. (verified owner)

    Great stuff!

    Your programs have already begun to have a positive impact, by the way. While I haven’t transitioned any of it to the water just yet (I hope to in the next few days), the joint mobility and strength guidance is positively affecting my life generally – improving my joint health and mobility, improving my posture when I play guitar, improving my agility and strength in jits, hell just helping me sit, stand, and breathe better. Great stuff.

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    Awesome program.

    Big fan of the attention detail. Super helpful, gonna be stoked to get back in for sure.

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  58. Tim C.

    Tim C. (verified owner)

    Pop up technique and related strength in one program

    The pop up shown as it should be done. The “walk up vs pop up is awesome! And the strength/body mobility exercises combined with the pop up makes it just great.

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  59. Florence T.

    Florence T. (verified owner)

    Trust the process!

    This program is worth way more than what it sells for. BUT to get the most of out it, you will need to adjust your behavior and expectations a bit, especially if you have been surfing for a while. After 15 years of doing it wrong, I had some seriously engrained bad habits to undo, but I stuck it out and I am really glad I did. First, don’t expect that you will magically nail the perfect pop up the next time in the water after following the program for a couple of weeks. You might, but that is not a reasonable expectation. Prior to following the program, on a shortboard, my pop ups took a lot of energy and would get me in a decent posture to surf about 30% of the time. I hated training for them on land. I was stuck. This program unstuck me. My pop ups on a longboard improved very quickly after starting the program, but I still struggled on the shortboard. But at least, I now actually enjoyed training for it, and that helped a lot. I just stuck with the program and eventually everything started coming together on the water. So, be reasonable in what you expect and be patient. As Cris says: trust the process. As to behavior, if you struggle following the program, try to approach this a little different. At first, I was trying to follow the program to the letter. But that did not work for me. At all. it would take me an hour to get in my workout clothes, do the exercises for the day, shower. That was just taking too long. I would end up doing it once a week at best. But I could see how each exercise fit in and how combined they could make a difference. So I just started doing what I felt like doing whenever I had a few minutes: 10 minutes for lunch? squeeze in a set of Mobility and Flexibility. 20 minutes free before dinner? squeeze in 2 set of strengths. After 2 weeks of doing it this way, I could already see a big difference. Now I do the mobility & flexibility exercises at least once a day, either as part of a warm up for surfing or for helping me wake up, or for stretching after a long day. And yes that includes 10 or so reps of pop ups. and I enjoy doing them. This program has not only improved my surfing and my enjoyment of it but it has improves my fitness overall. So stop fretting and reading reviews, just get it. It’s worth every penny.

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  60. Matthew C.

    Matthew C. (verified owner)

    It is a dope program!

    Thank you for everything you are putting out.  Been surfing for 20 years and absolutely sucked.  Last year (pre-pandemic) I decided to get my shit together and really focus on it, so I bought your program.  I’ve always been a runner and weightlifter but that never translated well into the water.  After a solid year of doing your program and getting out in the water every chance, I could get I’ve improved significantly so thank you!
    Also, I was watching when you were taking questions and answering them, and something you said really stuck with me.  Someone asked what to do to get over the “fear” of dropping in on bigger waves and you said something along the lines of “You just need to keep taking a pounding until you get used to it.”  So I paddled out into surf that was a little above my abilities that I normally wouldn’t (about 6 feet) and totally got worked for about 2 hours.  Didn’t catch a damn thing.  But got way more comfortable with being uncomfortable.  Between that and the breathing exercises, I noticed the other day that my mentality had switched from “Please don’t eat shit” to “Paddle paddle paddle I’m going to catch this”.
    Anyway, keep doing what you’re doing. It is a dope program!

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  61. Krein J.

    Krein J. (verified owner)

    My new pop-up mantra...

    Great program! As clear as it gets. My new mantra as I’m gliding into a wave is… “soft and light”… thanks Chris

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  62. Russ G.

    Russ G. (verified owner)

    Walk this way!

    Hey Cris,
    I’ve been away with work for couple of wks and had that time to increase my flexibility and follow your training. Have targeted the areas I’m needing some tissue work on after watching your vids showing what to look out for – mainly the hips and ankles for me. Plus keeping those stretch routines up and swimming a lot while I can’t get near any waves.

    Just spent the past 3 days out in fun size surf back home and practicing the walk up. Mate, some great moments. Really feels good, my fitness has rocketed. Solid 2hr sessions. Taking time to stretch down when I get in after a refuel. My osteoarthritis has subsided since last year and things are falling into place.

    I know i see people’s reviews on sites and they give it the ‘this program is amazing wow, can’t thank you enough’ but I honestly believe what you’re offering to people is the way to go to improve the individual’s fitness, surfing and mobility health. I would’ve probably rejoined the gym n done the old faithful routine again if Covid hadn’t made me think twice. This is some solid legit training. So, ‘mate, wow. Can’t thank you enough!’
    Peace!
    Russ.

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  63. Dave L.

    Dave L. (verified owner)

    Great stuff here, the mobility and recovery is great before and after surf sessions. And love doing the full workout for when the oceans flat !!

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  64. Rod N.

    Rod N. (verified owner)

    Thanks Cris!

    This program is the best! It’s full of awesome strength, flexibility, mobility & recovery routines. It has changed everything for me, I wish somebody told me all of this in my 20s instead of my 40s!
    The app works great and everything is presented so well.

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  65. Douglas B.

    Douglas B. (verified owner)

    Good stuff

    This program is a bit expensive but I added it on to the Surf Strength program so the adder was well worth it. You’re not going to find information like this anywhere on the internet unless you have a good surf coach that is highly knowledgeable in kinesiology. Cris knows his shit. I’d consider myself hovering in the lower percentile of the advanced range but towards the end of my sessions I’d feel like an absolute kook because my hips would lock up when I’d get cold and fatigued. I’ve been battling tight hips/hip impingement for many years now and thought I had it under control except for when I’d get stiff and cold in the lineup and go for my pop up – I could hardly get my front foot under me with out intense pain in my front hip, which usually resulted in a fall. After watching this program I realized the problem was that my glutes/hamstrings were super tight and knotted up which prevented hip flexion. Before I only focused on loosening up my hip flexors but I had it all wrong. I have only had this program for a little over a month now and have noticed significant improvement in not only my hips but also my technique. I’ve always had a similar form as Cris calls “the walk-up” but I never practiced it on land and struggled on my back hand because sometimes (on hollow racing beach breaks) my torso would be facing the beach rather than down the line. If you’re self motivated and open for change, then you will like Cris’ programs. This is not for the person that wants a quick fix and forget about it. Thanks Cris for making this information readily available to guys like me who don’t have the time or money for a personal coach or trainer.

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  66. Steve S.

    Steve S. (verified owner)

    The best program!

    Hi Cris, I just wanted to let you know that I think your program is the best I have ever seen and done. You really know your stuff

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  67. Fred K.

    Fred K. (verified owner)

    Well thought out

    Hi Cris, I have a NASM certification but my flexibility is limited and I realized that during my first surf lesson and immediately bought a few of your products. They work. Your email speaks to me. I am just really getting into the programs. I have been doing some new things I learned in terms of flexibility and dude you are a rockstar. Great communicator, first class instruction. Well thought out. I can’t begin to compliment you enough and I wish we were neighbors, you are my kind of guy. So yes, I am in, all the way. Thank you for creating a system that is bringing joy to my life.

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  68. Ted P.

    Ted P. (verified owner)

    you are helping people like me.

    Hey Cris, just wanted to say thank you. Your encouragement in one of your videos seems to have been the motivation that got me to be serious about losing weight and I have lost 20 lbs (215 to 195). Turns out EVERYTHING (with the possible exception of duck diving) in surfing is easier with less weight: paddling, generating speed, popping up…. Thanks man. I am on my way down to a surf camp in Costa Rica in a couple of weeks in a much better way than I was a few months ago. Keep doing what you are doing …. you are helping people like me.

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  69. Karen B.

    Karen B. (verified owner)

    You are a real deal!

    Thank you for your help with my surf training. I decided to learn to surf three years ago at age 50. I found your videos on YouTube and they were the only ones with solid science-based information all of which were completely in tune with what I believed. The thing that was a game-changer for me was the perfect pop-up. You gave so many different examples but they all lead to the same place. When I got to my Surf With Amigas retreat in southern Costa Rica a lot of the girls were struggling with their pop up’s. For the first time, I was not one of them. My pop-ups were so fluid and smooth it was hard to believe that after years it was one of the things I was doing well. I actually was able to give the girls some tips I had learned from you I also recommended you and the course to a few of the girls there. As a CSCS who is a Myofascial release therapist assured them that you were the real deal. I told them how impressed I was by your cautions and advice as to when to see a healthcare practitioner. I really just wanted to thank you for your help. I love your positivity and the supportive vibe you have. I have really enjoyed watching your videos progress and this website is totally rad. Keep sending all the healthy positive vibrations out there. It makes a huge difference and wanted to let you know how much I have appreciated it. Peace and love my friend.

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  70. Bryan G.

    Bryan G. (verified owner)

    this has been perfect

    Hey Cris, I really enjoy your program, this has been perfect. I really like that each exercise/stretch has its own video with instructions on form. To be honest, I had been using the free content on your app for a few months, and wasnt really sure that paying for a program would be worthwhile, since you have so much rad free content on the app! But I’m really glad I did. I’m stoked to progress through each of the phases and look forward to seeing the results when I get to surf (hopefully sooner than later).

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  71. Eitan S.

    Eitan S. (verified owner)

    Love this!

    Love what you’re doing and how you changed my perspective on surfing and fitness

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  72. Phillip C.

    Phillip C. (verified owner)

    game changer

    Cris Mills surf athlete app has been a game changer for me.

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  73. Andy H.

    Andy H. (verified owner)

    Epic

    Your program is epic! I use your program for flexibility run through ensuring I roll out my muscles and move my joints properly along with various workouts of his for home workouts when I can’t leave the house. I also do yoga for night time/morning time stretch and go to the gym 2-3 times a week. All in moderation is my belief, don’t go pump iron like a body builder and get massive, no harm in getting a solid muscle mass to remain strong and healthy.

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  74. Dean B.

    Dean B. (verified owner)

    A massive thanks for your help!

    Aloha Cris
    I want to take a well-deserved moment to say a massive thanks for your help via your program, and regular Instagram motivation which has also improved my approach and outcomes to cooking too. Things have been gradually improving and coming together since I started with your program, and…….. I had an awesome surf a couple of days ago, where a few things aligned and I got a bunch of waves and rode them with more focused awareness resulting in better positioning, more confidence, quicker take-offs, more rail time, and longer rides……… so stoked!!!! It’s been many years, and I specifically attribute 99.99% of turning the clock back to my significantly improved SSC training program (including the cardboard surfer) and surf knowledge and awareness that I have learnt in the last 6 months from you
    I’m still working my way slowly through the programs so there is still heaps more knowledge and skill work to tap into and I’m loving it. Thanks heaps, and all the best,

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  75. Gordon M.

    Gordon M. (verified owner)

    It is fantastic!

    I just wanted to let you know how massively chuffed I am at the program it has been a complete change in my life over the last few months. As a 59-year-old I wish I’d come across you years ago. Your explanations and videos are fantastic clear to understand underproduced fantastic results. Thanks buddy

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  76. Ben C.

    Ben C. (verified owner)

    Thank you so much for creating this program

    Done! The app rocks. It’s helping me more than any physical practice yet, and that is translating to many things in life.
    Thank you so much for creating this program and app, and for the generous discount!

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  77. Kevin K.

    Kevin K. (verified owner)

    You're the man!

    I’ve never felt so good as I do after 2 months doing your surf athlete app program, it’s so addicting! You’re the man!

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  78. Carl C.

    Carl C. (verified owner)

    There is so much info to absorb!

    I’ve been a fan of Cris Mills for a while. As a lifelong surfer with a shitload of injuries I am always looking for knowledge to keep the body functioning. I can say Chris is legit. He seems to care about everything he speaks about. There is so much info to absorb you almost don’t know where to begin. I recommend the program to most of my clients.

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  79. Bernie Carrozza C.

    Bernie Carrozza C. (verified owner)

    your program is amazing

    Thanks again Cris, your program is amazing. Thanks for all your hard work and quick replies. Can’t wait to share them with my kid for years to come!

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  80. Scott D.

    Scott D. (verified owner)

    a heart felt thank you to you!

    Hey Chris! I just wanted to send you a personal note saying thank you! I am improving big time. I just wanted to say thanks man, tonight was a classic social sunset session, glass conditions, south + NW mix swell and cardiff reef was pumping. I was catching waves, going down line, making sections, making turns, and smiling ear to ear. As a coach myself, a heart felt thank you to you! My surfing has progressed more in the past four months then it had in the first 40 years of my life. I can’t wait to feel the progression over the course of the next decade… Not sure when we are going to get back down under or if you ever make it up to San Diego but one day I want to shake your hand, share a surf, and buy you a beer. Love your work dude! Respect!

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  81. Dean B.

    Dean B. (verified owner)

    HUGE THANKS!

    Thanks for the opportunity to get onboard this programm!ll Cheers!! I had another fun surf at my local today….again, another big thanks to you and your Surf Strength Coach programm for giving me the tools and roadmap to make this happen!!!! Mate, don’t sell yourself short….. Positive impact on my time in the ocean……..FK YEAH!!! SUPER POSITIVE IMPACT!!! HUGE THANKS!!! Positive impact on land, positive impact in the gym, positive impact in my mind, positive impact on my choices, positive impact on my diet, positive impact on life……. Also, ABSOLUTELY loved the passionate Instagram rant verbal download (and subsequent post) on paddling starnina and the required training and impact!!!

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  82. Anton C.

    Anton C. (verified owner)

    Learned so much from you!

    I have learned so much from your training videos that I have seen on Youtube. I am trying to speed up my pop up. I saw better surfers at my local break doing the both feet landing on the board at once type of pop up. At that point I was trying to copy them and it really screwed me up. I am so happy because your video confirms that I have been on the right track all along. All of the other details that enable a person to have the proper mobility really make a difference. I had been doing some of those exercises because of instructions that I got from your videos on Youtube. This course has it all in one place and I am so grateful for that. Thank you for being so meticulous in your presentation. Your mantra of building strength and mobility at home and then using them to surf better has been instrumental in getting me to where I am at today. Have a nice day!

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  83. Josh S.

    Josh S. (verified owner)

    Thanks for your work!

    Hey Cris, been smashing the Perfect Pop Up for about 10 weeks now and have never been as flexible as I am now absolutely frothing on it. I’ve doubled up on phase 2 deliberately but it’s working a treat man. Thanks for taking the time to put that content on the app it’s seriously changed my surfing.

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  84. Gavin W.

    Gavin W. (verified owner)

    Really enjoying working my way through your Perfect Pop Up!

    Hey Chris, Really enjoying working my way through your Perfect Pop Up! I’ve definitely needed some help, I’ve taken up surfing at the age of 55 but enjoying every minute. I’m hoping to keep going for another 10 or 15 years. Many thanks for all your good content and hope your 2021 is better than 2020.

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  85. Stuart Gasner G.

    Stuart Gasner G. (verified owner)

    Enjoyed Perfect Pop Up!

    Enjoyed perfect pop up. The concept of using my left knee as a lever to get my right foot first on the stomp pad and then walking up was revolutionary. I learned in the 60s as a long boarder and as I have transitioned to shorter and shorter boards I was not getting good results jumping to my feet, which were often in the wrong place. Now getting to my feet smoothly on a 6’0″ Pyzel almost all of the time. Kudos!

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  86. Stephen G.

    Stephen G. (verified owner)

    thanks for putting out an amazing program

    I’m a 54-year-old surfer living in San Francisco. Started when I was 14, lived on the North Shore of Oahu for three seasons and was pretty good in my 20s and early 30s before I had to start a career. I found it very difficult to get back into surfing after a number of years out of the water and struggled getting up especially when the water dropped under 55° in the winter. With boots and tight flexibility I found myself falling all over the place. Your pop up segment has helped me overcome my cold water issues as I’m up sooner with focused drive. Super Duper helpful in so many ways. Dryland walk up with two beers and dippi! thanks for putting out an amazing program. I’m sure many many of others have benefited.

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