Category Archives: Surf Training

Thankful That I Still Got Stoke!

First off, what do myself, Jason Apprecio, Chris Makris, and Jimmy Parker all have in common? We were all pro surfers. Traveling together and not always getting the win or the big cash check. Just guys trying to fulfill their … Continue reading

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Improve Your Surfing – And More! Pt. 2

  So by now you have been thinking if improving your surfing is what you want to do. After some mulling and after being cut off by a 12 year old girl on a bodyboard; you have decided that the … Continue reading

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Improve Your Surfing – And More! Pt. 1

  Surfing is not an easy sport. So I will start off with the disclaimer: If you are out of shape or have an injury; please consult a professional and get it done the correct way. Do not wing it … Continue reading

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The Winning Warrior

  A good friend of mine set me a picture just after Owen Wright won the first WCT event for the 2017 season. The event was held at Snapper Rocks in Australia. The picture he took was just before the … Continue reading

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Eyes Ahead!

This is a very poor picture but it really illustrates a point that separates¬† we hero surfers on Mount Olympus and the sad masses below that are doomed to a life of blowing turns and struggling in the surf. As … Continue reading

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Take the High Road Redux

Back in the early years of The Side Wedge, I wrote a helpful post to help people better understand which line is the best to take when you need speed. I am THAT guy. The guy on the 2 foot … Continue reading

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Cutting Back -Avoid the Bog.

As a coach and a former pro surfer, I find myself watching a lot of posted videos and checking out photos of surfers on various websites. Some are young upcoming kids, some are people on trips, and others are videos … Continue reading

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