MOVEMENT
31. May 2021
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.

SURFING MALDIVES
03. March 2021
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.

JWC | CHAMPION BREAKFASTS
10. February 2021
Morning micronutrients. Eggs, sauteed kale, wild Alaskan salmon, and kiwi.

SURF COACHING | MIRNA BOELSMA & PEPIJN TIGGES
09. February 2021
First coaching session with Pepijn and Mirna, two surfers from the Netherlands in small, clean waves perfect for training repetition.

G R I T | GONY ZUBIZARETTA & MARLON LIPKE
09. February 2021
Grim day, rain squalls, wind up, down and sideways. Marlon sais, "I love winter, so much energy".

JWCAST | PRO SURFERS LUCY CAMPBELL & LEONOR FRAGOSO
09. February 2021
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.

SURF COACHING NOTES | DEAN HOWE
04. June 2020
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.

WHY TURMERIC ROOT?
07. May 2020
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.

21. April 2020
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.

TAKE OFF TIPS
25. March 2020
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.

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