“If player focus is high, you don’t need to practice for a long time. If player focus is low, it doesn’t matter how long you practice.”
Rather than enter a deep dive of comparative self-hatred, I decided to use the time isolated at sea to learn the wisdoms of these masters of surf. Aka steal all their secrets.
Kerri Walsh Jennings is hoping to shake up the beach volleyball world with the creation of a new tour that is part volleyball competition, part music festival, part wellness expo.
Some young volleyball players feel these sensations when they step onto the court the first time, or they see that sign-up sheet in their school hallway. They feel nervous, anxious, and even fear!
EXAMINING SURFING AS A COPING MECHANISM, FROM THE LATEST ISSUE OF SURFER MAGAZINE.
New York is known for many things, but surfing is not one of them. yet there are a few hardy souls who brave the traffic and weather conditions here, and wouldn’t have it any other way.
Coaches often exhort their charges to ‘play together!’ or to ‘play as a team!’. The reasons for victory are often described as great ‘team play’ and losses are caused by ‘not playing together’. But what does that actually mean? How do you play together? How do you play as a team?
THE AWARD-WINNING PHOTOGRAPHER HAS BEEN SURFING SEASIDE FOR OVER 20 YEARS, SOMETIMES HE PULLS OUT A CAMERA TO TAKE A PHOTO OF IT.
“For a Brazilian, the perfect (football/soccer) match is one that finishes 1-0, with a disputed penalty in the injury time. Because that is the kind of match that ilicits the maximum emotion.”
Stories that objectify female sports stars often run under the guise of female empowerment. But branding some sports as ‘sexy’ means women’s talent is overlooked.