surfing

October 2018

Shannon Reporting on Her Passion for Surfing and Empowering Women

By |2018-11-07T19:10:42+00:00October 30th, 2018|

This week's podcast is with Shannon Quirk - also known as Shannon Reporting. She is a television host, journalist, director, social media manager, and tour coordinator at the WSL Big Wave events. Our conversation is about Shannon's passion for surfing and following storms. She is doing all she can to empower driven women in [...]

Israel Llansola On The Benefits of Land-Based Surf-Training

By |2018-11-08T13:08:22+00:00October 29th, 2018|

Israel Llansola is the founder of Fetch, a surf training facility that offers an efficient and safe training program to improve surfing. During this conversation, Israel walks us through his passion for surfing and how it all began in his hometown in Spain. We talk about why land-based surf training is so important, learn [...]

July 2018

Understanding the Connection Between Body and Mind and How It Impacts Performance

By |2018-07-09T20:36:32+00:00July 9th, 2018|

We all know the saying "A healthy mind in a healthy body." This simple but very meaningful quote has a lot of wisdom in it. As we talked about in the previous article, your brain's health is depending on your nutrition; and so do the body and mind. But how does this connection works? Surfers [...]

How Growth Mindset And Fixed Mindset Affect Athlete’s Performance

By |2018-07-02T16:29:44+00:00July 2nd, 2018|

Surfers spend many hours of practice, focus, motivation, and resilience to learn how to ride waves, and then mastering and improving their surfing technique and style. Just like many other athletes, professional surfers use the same methodology to produce excellent results. In fact, the skills, tools, and resources that they use are the same [...]

June 2018

How To Prepare For a Sports Competition

By |2018-06-19T16:19:59+00:00June 19th, 2018|

Winning in sports starts from the preparation that happens years, months, and up to the last few hours before the competition. However, it is completely normal for the anxiety to intensify especially on the day before the event. There are mental and physical strategies to help reduce nervousness and enable athletes to perform at [...]

How Morning Routines Can Improve Your Surfing

By |2018-07-02T16:09:40+00:00June 18th, 2018|

We often hear people complaining about not having the time to do everything they want during the day. They wish for 26 hours days. People complain about not having time to go to the gym, not being able to take care of themselves and that their busy life and schedule doesn't allow them to [...]

Improve Your Surfing With Visualization

By |2018-07-02T16:33:21+00:00June 11th, 2018|

One good way to counter-effect the negative self-talk that you can have in competition or when having mental barriers due to step-backs is to use mental imagery, also known as visualization. Visualisation is a powerful mental skill that you can use to help you reach optimal performance levels. It is more important than what you [...]