On this month’s Surf Ski Coach Podcast we ask you to see if you have one leg longer than the other. If the answer is yes, we give you a couple of ways to work this out as well as a simple solution.
In every sport, perfect posture is key. With perfect posture the body can generate and transfer power from perfect technique into speed. In this month’s Surf Ski Coach podcast, we explain what is poor posture, ways to understand / fix poor posture and a dry land exercise to help you improve poor posture. We are
On this month’s Surf Ski Coach podcast we talk about paddling over large, very step swells and why you should avoid launching your surf ski into the air. The aim is to keep you surf ski touching the water and paddle over the swell without separating your surf ski from the surface. We hope this
Following on from podcast #18, this month we will help you turn faster by using the same lateral control you have been practicing this past month. We will show you how to turn without using your pedals, have better control, tighter angles and much much faster. This will help with 180 degree turns as well
As beginner paddlers, our only focus is to stay upright. Improving lateral balance is the difference between staying dry or swimming. As your skills improve, lateral balance is a skill which will help you paddle faster is rougher conditions. In this month’s podcast, we teach you how to do this. We talk about how lateral
What is ‘Core Activation’ and how do you as a paddler turn it on and off? Welcome to 2019, in this episode we discuss the importance of activating your core not only when paddling but how to and why you need to activate it when paddling through the surf and catching swells during a downwind.
As a third generation surf life saver, I have been a member of a small Tasmanian surf club in addition to other surf clubs who have won Australian club championships. I have also been fortunate to coach development athletes as well as athletes who have gone on to become Australian champions. Over all my time
Ever wondered why you fall in at the exit of your paddling stroke? In this month’s podcast, we explain why this happens and what you can do through your paddling stroke to ensure it doesn’t happen again. As well as this, we are going to help you produce more power, be better balanced through your
This month’s Surf Ski Podcast is all about producing more power through the activation of our lat muscles. We at P2F see a lot of paddlers lifting their shoulders towards their ears when they pull the paddle past. This action deactivates the lat muscles with paddler switching to their trapezius muscles. In this podcast we
“Grip It and Rip It” what does this mean? In this month’s ‘Surf Ski Coach’ Podcast we explain the difference between gripping and grip pressure around the shaft both in the pull and push parts of the paddling stroke. For us at Paddle 2 Fitness with concentrate on two things … hip rotation & grip.