How To Surf Big Waves With Polly Ralda You are into big wave surfing! How did this passion develop? Ever since I started surfing, back in Guatemala I always knew that if I ever had the chance to surf a big wave I definitely would. I moved to Hawaii to become a big wave rider. The funny part was that I had never surfed...

7 Things Intermediate Surfers Need To Do To Improve Quickly Now that you are past the beginners stage, the fun can really begin! However, with fun and success comes challenges. Here is a list of 7 things you need to do if you want to improve past the intermediate stage quickly. You need to be resilient Now that you...

Self Limiting Beliefs and Your Surfing – Are You Holding Your Self Back? In surfing we often spend a lot of time focussing on our technique. We focus on how to move our body to create more speed, how to compress to create better turns and so on and so on, but one thing that we often fail to consider is the power, the...

Can You Really Eat ‘Right’ For Surfing? We Ask A Nutritionist, We Get The Answers Hi Francesca, tell us a little about yourself. Hi, I’m Francesca Eldridge and I’m a registered clinical Nutritionist and beginner surfer living in Auckland. I ride a 7’4 Modern Blackfish, she goes by the nickname of Plummy. Food-wise, I eat...

How To Remain Calm During Wipeouts & Move Your Surfing To The Next Level Wipeouts are an inevitable part of the sport of surfing. Somebody once told me actually, that if you aren’t wiping out each session, you are not trying hard enough. Whether you are going over the falls, ditching your board upon the oncoming set, or...

The Most Common Mistakes In Performance Surfing Want to know how to surf faster, smoother and with more power? Then this video is for you!    This is the link on how to create and maintain speed! How To Generate Speed (and keep it too)

How To Stop Using Your Knee When You Pop Up A difficult habit to break, but it is possible, I promise. Follow a few of these tips below to create a consistent and swift pop up.

VIDEO: How To Feel More Confident In Larger, Scarier Surf This was such a popular article I decided to post it in a video version. Here we talk about how to make yourself feel safer and more confident in conditions that are scary and challenging. Try a couple of the points below next time you are presented with...

Is Travelling To Dangerous Countries For Surf Worth It? This post is close to my heart. I wanted to write this post for others, especially ladies, because I know first hand that this world is simply not as safe as we would like it to be. The media is a very powerful tool. It is used to frighten us, to control us, and...

How “Surfing With Your Boobs” will Make You A Better Surfer Alright hold up, what? Why are you taking about my boobs? And what have they got to do with my surfing? Well if we are going to get technical here… So before you want to slam me about making some form of sexist marketing line to get your attention, I will defend...