Great Surfers are Strong and Flexible
Back in the early 70’s Gerry Lopez was known as the, ‘King of Pipeline’ – he had flow, timing and style to become the, ‘worlds best tube rider’. Today, nearly 50 years on, Gerry surfs fresh powder in big mountains and yoga helps him maintain his strength and his flow. He may have been one of the first surfers to truly benefit from yoga.
Today many athletes including some of the worlds greatest surfers implement yoga practices into their surf training regimes. Yoga enhances surfing performance by improving postural balance, flexibility and breath mechanics – all vital for surfers. Yoga also improves moods and the ability focus – hugely beneficial for all surfers.
Yoga For Surfers - The Benefits
Physical yoga is based on stability and flexibility – which is the foundation of all athletic ability. From beginners through to professional surfers, adding stability and flexibility exercises into your surf training will improve how your body moves, both in and out of the water.
NB: Some Yoga can be dangerous, particularly if you have spinal or joint issues, so personalized flexibility and stretching with personalized strength conditioning is best. It’s probably not wise to rock up to an advanced yoga class off the bat.
20 Minute Yoga For Surfers Class (Video Below)
Please note the following prior to performing the Yoga for surfers video below.
- This is a Yin yoga class so the first 3 minutes are very slow.
- Yin Yoga is designed to slow down the central nervous system to allow deep relaxation and enhanced flexibility.
- Any dizziness or sharp pains stop immediately and consult physician.
- It’s recommended to perform in a warm environment.
- Best when watched on a large screen or monitor.
- Stay hydrated & simply follow along with Jack from Yoga Republic.
Yoga Teacher Jack Farris from Yoga Republic
The video above is one of the Yoga sessions from the Surf Training Secrets – Fast Surfing Fitness program, which also includes body weight training and pool training videos for surfers. Grab it now with your Christmas / New Year discount so that you move better in the surf throughout 2019. 50% off – now only. Use the discount code: Xmas.
Jack Farras teaches the Yoga in the program and has ten thousand hours of teaching around Bali and South East Asia. He is the first one to tell you that surfing athletes will benefit greatly from incorporating yoga into their surf training regimes. Jack himself started with Yoga to help with injuries and constant pain from unmindful fitness approaches.
I practice with Jack and highly recommend some yoga to improve surfing performance. Kick start your 2019 with a stronger surfing body, better flexibility and more waves. 50% off the Fast Surfing Fitness program for the New Year period only. Finishes Jan 5th.
Yoga for Surfers - Some of the Benefits
With the right instructor and practice your surf training just got better;
* More flow and better timing
* Enhanced range of motion through turns when you surf
* Better joint stability and mobility
* Stronger focus and improved breath mechanics
* Less injuries and stronger core function
* Enhanced well-being of mind – body – spirit
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