“She’s got balls!” exclaimed the guy on a shortboard paddling next to me at a Dominican Republic reef pass, as Anna Santoro started scratching into an oversized set wave.
A huge part of surfing at your optimal level of performance is turning off your negative self-talk. The thoughts in our head influence our behavior, attitude, and actions in every walk of life. They are either empowering and enable us to take positive actions or limiting and stop us from achieving our goals.
Surfing has become part of Airbnb in a big way: The home rental and travel company recently introduced more than 75 surfing-related activities in its Experiences category, a service where travelers can book activities and tours with Airbnb hosts in more than 20 destinations worldwide.
“In performance the essence is linkage and connections, not isolation. Therefore the training should reflect this and focus on muscle synergies and connections.”
Every coach has their own style – from the way they run tryouts to their demeanor on the sidelines and everything in between. That being said, there’s nothing wrong with comparing a few notes, coach to coach.
hat makes a serve float and how a server can maximize float. What follows might be more than you ever considered about serving a volleyball and perhaps information that might just make you a better player.
‘Cause Santa Barbara’s 22-year-old Conner Coffin has been waiting for this moment — CT qualification — for all his life…Oh, Lord. A moment that, for hundreds of other QS grinders, does not come easily. But after a little adapting to some crummy Brazilian and Portuguese beachies, Conner’s excited to surf the waves we all dream [tour] about. With one or two other guys out…Oh, Lord.
Planning is accelerating for the first Olympic-level World Beach Games for October 2019 in South Mission Beach, San Diego. 2 temporary stadiums will be built!
“It’s all about being ready and peaking at the right time,” Blanton said. “No one knows better about peaking at the right time than Eric and I because we had never won an international event until we won the Olympics, and we played our best volleyball at the right time.”
To everyone who pushes themselves at a rate that makes others uncomfortable. DO. NOT. STOP. You will live in places that they won’t even have the chance to visit. Test your limits. Live beyond average.