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>We interview the best surfers in the world and the people behind them, so surfers can learn ways to improve their own surfing. The podcast is targeted to open-minded surfers who want to improve and progress their surfing as well as enhance their surf longevity & health. Each interview will educate the listener on ways to refine and progress their surfing and/or increase their surf longevity.

>We interview the best surfers in the world and the people behind them, so surfers can learn ways to improve their own surfing. The podcast is targeted to open-minded surfers who want to improve and progress their surfing as well as enhance their surf longevity & health. Each interview will educate the listener on ways to refine and progress their surfing and/or increase their surf longevity.
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Sydney, Australia

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>We interview the best surfers in the world and the people behind them, so surfers can learn ways to improve their own surfing. The podcast is targeted to open-minded surfers who want to improve and progress their surfing as well as enhance their surf longevity & health. Each interview will educate the listener on ways to refine and progress their surfing and/or increase their surf longevity.

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English


Episodes

034: ROB BAIN - Former World Tour Pro-Surfer.

9/19/2018
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Image by: Alex Brunton Rob Bain pro surfer from Manly Beach, AUS. Rob was ranked No. 5 in 1990 and finished in the top 10 ‘88-’91, won 4 events and even came 3rd at ‘93 longboard champs. He talks about what drove him to be one of the best, how he learnt to relax and focus in high pressure situations. Memories from his 3rd place in ‘93 Long Board champs and lessons from how riding other boards can help your short-boarding. Rob also weighs in on the state of surf coaching and individual...

Duration:01:09:14

033: Surfers are the Worst

9/13/2018
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Scott is the former editor of Surfer Magazine and now currently hosts The Boardroom Podcast - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-boardroom-podcast/id1387534637 Co-hosts SPIT Podcast - http://www.spitpodcast.com/ And hosts the The Boardroom Show every year https://boardroomshow.com/ In this episode: What is Style? Why Surfers are the WORST. The origin of surf podcasting, is surfing a sport? Why do we surf? + More. Are you the master of your surfing or is surfing your master?

Duration:01:50:59

032: MATT GRIGGS - Busting Through Terminal Mediocrity

5/29/2018
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In the Taylor Knox episode we touched on the feeling of surfing, in this episode we dive at lot deeper into the 'feeling' of surfing, and how Kelee Meditation can enhance the feeling of surfing, and the quality of your life. Show Notes: http://www.mattgriggs.com.au http://www.thekelee.org https://vimeo.com/239627002

Duration:01:01:54

031: TAYLOR KNOX - Awareness, feeling & connection.

5/22/2018
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Pro surfer Taylor Knox talks about surfing, Kelee meditation, life, and his upcoming Maldives trip with Matt Griggs. Show Notes: http://www.thekelee.org http://thekelee.com http://www.mattgriggs.com.au Taylors' Shaper: https://borstdesigns.com DNS: https://rehabps.com/REHABILITATION/Home.html FOMO - Fear Of Missing Out. https://www.humansleepscience.com/

Duration:01:25:18

030: MATT GRAINGER + Balter = Educational & Inspirational Surf Stories

5/2/2018
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Matt's passion and progressive attitude towards surfing and surf coaching shines through in the Balter fueled chat, he shares some stories from his younger days of charging big waves with a group of friends who were pushing each other - giving us some insight into the passion and attitude behind what it takes to get good at surfing. He opens up on how he has developed as a coach and is still learning new things to help his clients and friends. Lessons learnt from Tom Carroll, Nick Carroll,...

Duration:01:41:09

029: BARTON LYNCH - 1988 World Champ, Surf Coach.

4/26/2018
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Barton gives some insight into the recent Margret River WCT surfing event, shares with us the best drill to improve your small wave surfing. We also talk about the surf-skate connection, how surf coaches and surfers can use skateboarding to improve technique and fitness, and we discuss the best types of skateboards to use. Show Notes: http://www.streetboardz.net/ Streetboardz Kickstarter: http://kck.st/2Hs3tC8 Barton...

Duration:00:34:39

028: BARRY GREEN - Surf Coach

3/26/2018
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Barry brings a calm, intelligent and poetic perspective to the world of surf coaching, helping us to question our relationship to surfing, ourselves and the ocean. Making the Drop founder Barry Green has been surfing for 30 years and coaching surfing professionally since 1998. His vision for a technical & holistic approach to surf coaching grew while working with clients who were at a crossroads in their lives, using surfing as a practice to rediscover purpose and passion in life. He...

Duration:01:11:28

027: KYLE THIERMANN - Pro Surfer, Podcaster, Filmmaker.

3/22/2018
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Kyle Thiermann is a professional surfer, podcaster, and filmmaker from California. He creates gonzo-style mini-documentaries about current issues happening all over the world. Tune in to his podcast for conversations with fascinating people he meets along the way. Kyle rips small waves and charges big waves, and he wants to keep getting better. He shares some insights into how he got so good and how he plans to improve. Check out his podcast on iTunes or here:...

Duration:00:52:00

026: NAM BALDWIN - Flow, Flow State, "the Zone"

2/28/2018
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We discuss what Flow is, why some surfers get into 'the zone' more often and more easily than others. How do we train, warm-up and think in a way that elicits more flow. How to turn a bad surf into a great surf. http://www.equalize.com.au/ http://www.stealingfirebook.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1MHyyWsMeE https://www.bravermantest.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flow_(psychology) https://www.ted.com/talks/mihaly_csikszentmihalyi_on_flow

Duration:00:41:00

025: CLAYTON NIENABER - Surf Coach, Shaper, shredder.

12/4/2017
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Image: Shayne Nienaber Clayton shares some of his back-stories into how he became a world-class surfer, surf coach, and surfboard shaper. Clayton has a unique take on advanced surfing, he breaks it down very clearly, simplifying what to most surfers seems magical. We clarify the proper surf stance - squat or lunge? Or Squnge? We talk in depth about Kelly Slater, and even break down one of his waves on a very detailed level. This podcast will give you an in-depth look at the worlds best...

Duration:01:08:17

024: KALE BROCK - Author of 'The Gut Healing Protocol'

11/22/2017
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The link between health and performance is undeniable, so it makes perfect sense to optimise health in order to optimise surfing performance and enjoyment. Health begins in the gut, and in this episode, we discuss gut health and some simple strategies to optimise yours. For more info check out Kale via the links below. Kale Brock is an Award-nominated writer, producer and speaker. With a background in TV journalism, Kale has a passion for creative storytelling with a special interest in...

Duration:00:44:57

023: BUD FREITAS - Surf Coach & Shredder.

9/18/2017
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Bud Freitas grew up surfing in Santa Cruz county and has a vast amount of local knowledge in the Santa Cruz area to facilitate your santa cruz surf lessons from Surf School Santa Cruz. Bud spent every waking hour of his young life surfing and exploring the coast of Santa Cruz, and has 20+ years experience in the water surfing his butt off. His credentials on the WQS and other contests speak for itself, and if you want to watch Bud Freitas in action watch the video on the right side of this...

Duration:00:32:44

022: GEE CORMACK - Surf Coach & Founder of Chix Surf School

6/28/2017
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Gee Cormack is the founder and head surf coach at Chix Surf School in Sydney Australia. Gee coaches and speaks about surfing on a much deeper level than just technique and wave selection. She helps her clients discover why they surf, and what they want to achieve with their surfing. Helping surfers to find their own rhythm by developing and combining self-awareness with ocean-awareness. Gee rides - Weapon Surfboards - http://weaponsurfboards.com.au/ Wears - Ion Wetsuits -...

Duration:01:23:32

021: BEN MACARTNEY - Chief Surf Forecaster at Coastalwatch

4/6/2017
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Ben has been the Head forecaster at Coastalwatch for ten years. In this episode, he explains how waves are made, what he looks for when making surf predictions, dispels some common misbeliefs about reading synoptic charts, describes some of the nuances of swells and most importantly educates us on how to find the best waves. We also talk about how secondary and tertiary swells affect the primary swell and your local break. If you have never looked at a synoptic chart, isobar map, satellite...

Duration:01:18:59

020: MICHAEL GERVAIS - High Performance Psychologist

3/21/2017
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Michael talks about how your mind affects your surfing, as well as surfing's effect on our minds. Mindfulness, flow state, being present, living in the now, awareness, in the zone, in the pocket, focus on 'now', meditation, mind-set, surfing philosophy. It's all in here, and it's all relative to surfing. Show Notes http://findingmastery.net/

Duration:01:14:54

019: KARL ATTKINS - Big Wave Surfer

12/20/2016
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Karl Attkins grew up surfing and competing on Sydney's Northern Beaches, since finishing his competitive career Karl has been chasing big waves. Karl talks about the importance of being prepared before committing to a big wave surf. Preparation of body, mind, and equipment is essential before you step outside your comfort zone, and stepping outside your comfort zone is the key to progression. Karl also helps us to identify some of the subtleties around fear, intuition, and instinct, and...

Duration:01:05:52

018: RU HILL - Surf Coach and Founder of 'Surf Simply'

12/13/2016
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Ru Hill is originally from the U.K. where he worked teaching both conventional, entry-level surf lessons and also video coaching with young competitors. Ru’s vision was to create a scientifically informed coaching methodology which bridges the gap between the two extremes of beginner and competitor. In 2007 Ru moved to Nosara in Costa Rica, where he set up Surf Simply out of the back of his car. Ten years on Surf Simply has become a high-end coaching resort which books out a year in advance....

Duration:01:08:05

017: Dr. JOHN DEMARTINI - Performance and Behavior Specialist

11/10/2016
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Dr. John Demartini - Performance and Behavior Specialist. Dedicated to Maximizing Your Potential & Helping You to Love Your Life! John discusses the differences between good surfers and great surfers - those surfers who are truly on the path to surf mastery. What the greats do differently, how they get into flow states (the zone) more consistently and deeply than most surfers. How your emotions can affect your surfing, how to maximize your presence and awareness in the water. How to...

Duration:00:55:24

016: JARRED HANCOX - New Zealand National Champ (35+) 2016

8/29/2016
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Pic: Daniel Valaperta Jarred Hancox - Sponsored surfer from Taranaki New Zealand talks about how surf coaching, nutrition, training, and equipment refinement helped him go from a good surfer in his twenties to NZ (35+) National champ in his thirties. Results: New Zealand National Champion Over 28s in 2010 & 2011; New Zealand National Champion Over 35s in 2016; Taranaki Surfing Champs Winner 2012; 4 x Opunake Classic winner, 8 x New Plymouth Club Champs winner; 3 x Growcott Memorial Winner;...

Duration:01:24:58

015: NAM BALDWIN - Director of Breath Enhancement Training.

8/1/2016
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Nam educates us on how the way we breathe affects our nervous system and stress response - therefore our performance in the water. We also discuss breathing in relation to big wave surfing and hold-downs. Show Notes: http://www.bettraining.com/ Red Bull brain wave study: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/biomedical/imaging/neuroscience-gets-radical-how-to-study-surfers-brain-waves

Duration:00:40:27