Surf Better

Want to surf better? Of course, you do. We all do. But age has a way of running against the grain of experience. That’s why we’ve compiled the best people to help share ways for you to surf better for longer no matter which millennium you were born in. Dive into our yoga, fitness, technique and strength and conditioning well and reconnect with a younger you.

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Surf Coach: So, Just How Physically Demanding Is A Session At Raglan?

Dr Oliver Farley
It is well-documented: only a surfer knows that feeling … of utter exhaustion after a session at Raglan. But just how much physical exertion is involved? We put that question to surfer and exercise physiology expert Dr Oliver Farley. Here’s the breakdown … A surfer in a competitive heat at......
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The Tao of Johnny Ramone

Darren Eade
There is a place in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York, Bowery 315, where you can worship a sacred site: the birthplace of The Ramones, Blondie and Talking Heads. CBGBs was no bigger than two fish ‘n’ chip shops stuck together. The trouble is, that it’s now a......
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Surf Coach: Training Guide To Paddle Like A Pro

Dr Oliver Farley
Think about your last decent surf session. How much time did you spend surfing waves? How much time did you spend waiting for a wave? And how often during that surf were you paddling? Paddling fast, paddling slow, surfing is a sport that involves intermittent paddling bouts that vary in......
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How To: Pop Up Like The World’s Very Best

Derek Morrison
During the Founder’s Cup in 2018, YouTube star and photographer Brent Rose decided to film the event in slow motion. Analysing the footage afterward revealed some incredible insights into one of the most basic, yet most important techniques in surfing: the pop up. “I’ve always wanted to see the top......
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Three Tips To Build Speed From Your Pop Up

Matt Scorringe
Perfecting the basics can sometimes be the toughest part of surfing. Even something as simple as gaining a few more seconds on a wave isn’t actually that simple when you’re learning to surf. Professional surf coach, Matt Scorringe, of The Art Of Surfing, offers you his top three tips to bring you......
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Fiji Launchpad 2017: Four Rising Stars Versus Cloudbreak

Derek Morrison
Friday is our last day in Fiji. It is a day of mixed emotions. Firstly, it is sad to leave the friends we’ve made but nice to know we’ll soon return to our families and friends. Our boatman Felipé has a tear in his eye as he hugs each of......

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