What do you think? Is movement key to everything in life?
There has been many discussions and comments on physical training for surfing and its effectiveness, as a surf coach and physical trainer of military groups I thought I would add my opinion to the mix.
The Maldives is a bucket list, Christmas list and must return list destination. I have visited this surfing Mecca so often but I still can recall every wave, every spot, every face I shared a surf trip with, memories worth keeping.
Justin West Coaching chats with British pro surfer Lucy Campbell and Portuguese pro Leonor Fragoso.
Both surfers joined JWC for a training camp in Madagascar, an opportunity to surf perfect uncrowded waves with no crowds and interruptions from the world.
Justin West Coaching notes from one session with surf instructor Dean Howe. The summary covers the main points of the session and highlights several critical points to practice and focus on during free surfs ready for next coaching session.
Curcumin caught my interest because of a new randomised controlled trial recently published. The study showed that a bioavailable form of curcumin improved memory in older people with mild memory complaints.
A good buddy of mine, Colin Byrne followed Michael Conlan and I around with his camera for a day. Mike was only 14 at the time and was already the U16 Algarve Champ and was staying with me for a training camp for two months.
In this blog Justin West Coaching highlights some of the key points to a successful take-off.
By implementing this advice and drilling with multiple repetitions you will see improvements in your overall surfing learning curve. As you increase your take off consistency it opens up greater opportunity to implement more advanced surfing techniques.