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Postby cjmeadows » Sun Aug 09, 2015 7:43 pm

I know there are loads of this type of post, but wanted to get some help. I have recently returned back to surfing and along with my waistline and general fitness my flexability has also disapeared. My pop up is more of a amble up and currently can only get to my feet via my knees, my issue is that I have returned and decided to start my second surfing life at woolie which requires a bit more speed. Any tips on getting to my feet on a work around for older surfers who have lost a little flexibility.

Thank you in advance
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Re: Help

Postby roberdy » Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:52 pm

go to vinyasa yoga and do some pilates, get fit to surf, don't surf to get fit.
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Re: Help

Postby Black » Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:14 am

Ironically catching a steeper wave helps, as the board drops away from you its easier to get your feet on it.
If I was using both my knees I'd try hard just to use the back knee only and get the front foot through.
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