Here’s a fact for you: 90% of surfing is rowing. It is necessary to rake into the ocean, one must choose the right place there, swim in priority and hold it, scoop into the wave, after which those blissful few seconds without rowing will follow, and then repeat everything again until you roll or spend all your strength. On how well and technically correct a person is rowing, his surfer efficiency directly depends, that is, how many waves he takes. Because to see a good wave is not enough, you also need to rake it.
Rowing is important!
Experienced surfers per second in the ocean calculate beginners precisely by rowing. When it seems from the side that a person is not rowing, but stroking his hands with his hands, it does not seem that he really does Continue reading
This is a guest article by a good friend of mine who has been involved in various extreme sports for many years and now lives in Bali, where, among other things, he enjoys surfing. The main thing I want to say about him is that he is a truly and deeply thinking person. Looking at surfing from the inside, I completely agree with his theses, as well as with the conclusion. So his word is:
To be able to see the dark sides of even the most positive phenomenon means to be able not to fall into the trap of illusions.
We all know that the medal has at least two sides (if you do not take into account the rib), and the stick has Continue reading
Surfing is not an easy sport, for success in it it is important not only and not so much physical health as psychological health. As practice shows, you can catch waves and have fun without legs and hands, but only with a clear mind and a positive attitude.
There are psychological traps waiting for each surfer in the ocean, you’ll get caught and risk stopping in progress, or even lose interest in surfing altogether. She wrote in detail and in detail about these traps, and how not to get into them.
Fear can become an engine of progress, and can irrevocably slow down the development of surfing. It all Continue reading