Surfer Teal Hogg Discusses “Surfing like a Girl” and Freedom of the Surfing Lifestyle   Hey Teal, tell us a little about yourself…  My full name is Teal Grace Hogg, most people call me either Tee or Tealo. I am a Umhlanga Rocks, Durban local through and through! I’ve been surfing ever since I can remember – My dad...

Why you Need to Train your Lower Body for Surfing (and how to do it)   How often is it that by the end of a long wave we suffer from “jelly legs.” Though nothing outrageous happened on that wave, even if you were simply cruising along…our bodies will let us know about it later. This indicates to us that our lower bodies...

Professional Surfer Georgia Fish Talks Holistic Health, Balance and Success in the Water Hey Georgia, introduce yourself. Who are ya, where are ya, and what are you doing these days? I’m Georgia, G to my closest and Gfish to some. I literally just touched back to Melbourne airport after an over night boat trip in the...

How to Really Get Up in the Morning – A Guide to Dawny Sessions   Dawnys , we love them, we hate them, we plan for them and then…we hit snooze and fall back to sleep. Waking up and abandoning your warm and cozy bed to jump into the often cooler ocean can be a slightly uninviting task. No matter how much you enjoy...

How To Get into Your Best “Zone” For Surfing   Have you ever had a surf where everything just seems to come together? Where things seem more effortless, more fluid, the dots just seem to connect. This is what I am going to refer to today as being in the “zone” – a place in which boundaries are pushed and progress is...

How to Survive and Improve your Surfing Through Winter For some the season of winter simply means larger swells and adding a one mill vest over that bikini of yours. For others like me, it means hoods, 4/3 booties, gloves and sickly ice-cream headaches. Keeping motivated to not only surf, but to make improvements...

Pro Surfer Paige Hareb Talks Training, Persistence and Mental Game. We caught up with professional surfer Paige Hareb, to explore her ideas around training, what persistence means for her and the importance of finding your own personal “weakness” in order to move to your next stage in surfing. Hey Paige, tell us a...

How to Get Waves in an Aggressive and Male Dominated Crowd More often than not, female surfers are having to deal with crowds dominated by males. The notion of “it’s a mans world” is still a very present attitude in the water. Not only is surfing in a crowd tough work, but battling for waves against surfers that have...

 How To Generate Speed (and keep it too)   Speed in surfing is simply essential. Like riding a bike, without speed you will come to a halt and fall off, every time. The faster you are going, the easier it will be to balance, to turn, and to keep your momentum. Below are a few common scenarios where surfers may begin to...

How to Improve on Land – the Visualisation Practice Surfing is a very technical and difficult sport in which requires great awareness of a persons body and mind. In an average surf it is likely that we would spend a few minutes of the entire session actually up and riding on the wave. But what if you could practice...