The Pop Up technique is the motion of moving from a paddling position to a surfing stance. This requires all sorts of skills; upper body strength, flexibility, strong core muscles and strong legs. When you are just starting to surf, it can be quite hard to get on your feet quickly on an unstable surfboard. So try to practice the Pop Up on land before you hit the water.
As surfers we spend much more time paddling than actually riding the wave. So it makes sense to focus on our surf paddling technique. If you want to surf better, you need to catch more waves, if you want to catch more waves you need to paddle better. Here are the basics you should know … Read more