034: ROB BAIN - Former World Tour Pro-Surfer.

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Image by: Alex Brunton

Rob Bain pro surfer from Manly Beach, AUS. Rob was ranked No. 5 in 1990 and finished in the top 10 ‘88-’91, won 4 events and even came 3rd at ‘93 longboard champs.

He talks about what drove him to be one of the best, how he learnt to relax and focus in high pressure situations. Memories from his 3rd place in ‘93 Long Board champs and lessons from how riding other boards can help your short-boarding.

Rob also weighs in on the state of surf coaching and individual style, surfboard choice among intermediate surfers.

How to deal with the transition from being a ‘surfer’ to a ‘worker’ in the surf industry.

He also talks about how he recovered form an horrific surfing accident in 2009, and what he learnt form the experience.

His thoughts on mindset, rhythm, flow state, the zone, being in the moment and longevity of performance.

And stories from some of his surfing highlights.

An inspiring icon of Australian surfing.

Rob rides Simon Anderson boards and wears O’Neil wetsuits.

Instagram @bigbadbobbain

Rob also appears regularly on Aint That Swell Podcast. #utfs

Robs G-Land Tsunami near death experience:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_18a7rXtxM

033: Surfers are the Worst

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Scott is the former editor of Surfer Magazine and now currently hosts The Boardroom Podcast - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-boardroom-podcast/id1387534637

Co-hosts SPIT Podcast -  http://www.spitpodcast.com/

And hosts the The Boardroom Show every year https://boardroomshow.com/

In this episode: What is Style? Why Surfers are the WORST. The origin of surf podcasting, is surfing a sport? Why do we surf? + More.

Are you the master of your surfing or is surfing your master?

 

031: TAYLOR KNOX - Awareness, feeling & connection.

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Pro surfer Taylor Knox talks about surfing, Kelee meditation, life, and his upcoming Maldives trip with Matt Griggs.

029: BARTON LYNCH - 1988 World Champ, Surf Coach.

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Barton gives some insight into the recent Margret River WCT surfing event, shares with us the best drill to improve your small wave surfing. We also talk about the surf-skate connection, how surf coaches and surfers can use skateboarding to improve technique and fitness, and we discuss the best types of skateboards to use. 

Show Notes:

http://www.streetboardz.net/

Streetboardz Kickstarter:

http://kck.st/2Hs3tC8

Barton Lynch:

http://bartonlynch.com

https://www.hurley.com/us/en_us/c/hurley/surf-club

028: BARRY GREEN - Surf Coach

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Barry brings a calm, intelligent and poetic perspective to the world of surf coaching, helping us to question our relationship to surfing, ourselves and the ocean.

Making the Drop founder Barry Green has been surfing for 30 years and coaching surfing professionally since 1998. His vision for a technical & holistic approach to surf coaching grew while working with clients who were at a crossroads in their lives, using surfing as a practice to rediscover purpose and passion in life. He completed the Professional Coaching Course in Integral Coaching from New Ventures West in 2008, adding life coaching skills to an extensive background working with youth and adults as a counsellor, coach and experiential educator. He is blessed with three amazing daughters, and continues to find passion and purpose in helping all levels of surfers ride waves with style, grace and gratitude.

http://makingthedrop.com

 

Upcoming Surf Coaching Trip in Central America with Mike and Barry

Email mike@surfmastery.com & barry@makingthedrop.com to find out more.

 

 

027: KYLE THIERMANN - Pro Surfer, Podcaster, Filmmaker.

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Kyle Thiermann is a professional surfer, podcaster, and filmmaker from California. He creates gonzo-style mini-documentaries about current issues happening all over the world. Tune in to his podcast for conversations with fascinating people he meets along the way.

Kyle rips small waves and charges big waves, and he wants to keep getting better. He shares some insights into how he got so good and how he plans to improve.

Check out his podcast on iTunes or here:  http://www.kyle.surf/podcast/

Kyle's TED talk:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQIt2JUF-sg

http://surfingforchange.com/

 Kyle at Mavricks

Kyle at Mavricks

026: NAM BALDWIN - Flow, Flow State, "the Zone"

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We discuss what Flow is, why some surfers get into 'the zone' more often and more easily than others. How do we train, warm-up and think in a way that elicits more flow. How to turn a bad surf into a great surf. 

 

http://www.equalize.com.au/

http://www.stealingfirebook.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1MHyyWsMeE

https://www.bravermantest.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flow_(psychology)

https://www.ted.com/talks/mihaly_csikszentmihalyi_on_flow