013: RICHARD BENNETT - Performance Psychologist & Author of 'The Surfer's Mind'

Richard was the former WCT Surf Psychologist and shares some valuable tips and strategies to help you master your own 'surfer's mind'  

Show Notes:

Richard's websites:



Get your copy of The Surfer's Mind here: http://www.thesurfersmind.com/book/

011: CRIS MILLS - Surf Strength Coach

Cris and I talk about surfing, strength training for surfing, surf fitness, surfing injuries and rehab, health, nutrition, & diet. We also discuss how lifestyle choices like EMF exposure, water quality, sleep, blue light exposure & meditation all effect human health - therefore your surfing capacity, longevity & performance.

Show Notes:

Thoracic spine mobility: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=so9kxCJmbcE

Shoulder mobility https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_eFCw4oYOE

More about Yoga and surfing here: http://surfmastery.com/podcast/2016/5/8/008-peggy-hall-yoga-for-surfers-founder


Cris's Surf Training Success: http://www.surftrainingsuccess.com

More on the Paleo diet here: http://surfmastery.com/podcast/2016/4/12/006-pete-evans-chef-health-coach-author

Some thoughts on water and water filters: https://www.jackkruse.com/setting-up-your-water-system/

Learn more about EMF (electro magnetic frequencies) and health here:  http://www.emfandhealth.com

 ...and here: https://www.jackkruse.com/emf-5-what-are-the-biologic-effects-of-emf/

Paul Chek's '4 Dr's' vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh4qRD6nu1k

More on meditation here: http://surfmastery.com/podcast/2016/3/7/003-matt-griggs-elite-performance-coach

Blue light and sleep: https://chriskresser.com/how-artificial-light-is-wrecking-your-sleep-and-what-to-do-about-it/

f.lux: https://justgetflux.com/

Cris's Website: Surf Strength Coach: http://surfstrengthcoach.com/

010: TOM CARROLL - Big Wave Surfing & Surfers Ear

Big wave charger Tom Carroll talks about the do's and don'ts of big wave surfing, sharing his knowledge and experience so we can make it as safe as possible. We also talk about surfers ear (exostosis), its causes and how to prevent it.

Show Notes:

Previous Podcast with Tom HERE



Breath Training: http://www.bettraining.com/


Big Wave Boards: http://www.webstersurfboards.com.au/guns/


009: MARTIN DUNN - Surf Coach - Former Head Coach Team Australia ('09-'13)

Martin has 30 years experience as a surf coach, from beginners to WSL athletes. In this podcast Martin discusses the fundamentals of performance surfing and provides loads of tips for you to take your surfing to the next level.

Show Notes:

Martin's website:  http://www.martindunn.com.au/

Bottom Turn:


007: NATHAN HEDGE - Breaks down Bells Beach & performance surfing.

Hedgy talks about surfing Bells Beach, surf longevity and performance surfing.  Hedgy is one of the best backhand surfers to surf bells beach and talks about some of the nuances on how challenging it is surf. The speed of the wave and its many different moods, sections and conditions it works in. Rip curl pro bells beach happens every April.

Nathan also explains how he got to such a high level, and how he has maintained his level into his thirties. Also tells us how he bet Kelly Slater in a heat.


Hedgy likes: