About Martin

  • IMG_7420Martin Dunn is a surf coach with over 30 years of on-the-beach experience.
  • He has coached at all level of surfer performance. Beginner – WCT performers
  • Development coach to 20 WCT world tour qualifiers
  • Head Coach – Team Australia 2009 – 2013
  • Creator and content producer for Surfing Australia and the International Surfing Association’s [ISA] Level 2 Surf Coach course
  • Presenter coach development seminars [Spain 2009, New Zealand, 2010]
  • Creator of 15 surfing instructional products
  • Creator of surf training website – Surfcoach.com [ 150+ videos filmed, scripted, and edited by Martin ]
  • Developer of coaching techniques and training methods used throughout the surfing world
  • Presenter at Surfing Australia’s “Greenroom Surf Coaches Conference” 2011 – 2012
  • National Coaching Director – Surfing Australia   2011 – 2013
  • National Coach Development Manager – Surfing Australia    2013 –
  • Consultant to surfers and coaches globally through video reviews and online training

Over 30 years on-the-beach surf coaching experience

WCT Trained Surfers

  • Beau Emerton,
  • Darren O’Rafferty
  • Lee Winkler
  • Phillip MacDonald
  • Tom Whittaker
  • Shaun Cansdell
  • Adrian Buchan
  • Daniel Ross
  • Ben Dunn
  • Julian Wilson
  • Neridah Falconer
  • Chelsea Hedges [nee Georgeson]
  • Jessi Miley-Dyer
  • Rebecca Woods
  • Amee Donahoe
  • Laura MacGrath
  • Nicola Atherton
  • Sally Fitzgibbon
  • Nikki van Dijk
  • Dimity Stoyle

Australian Head Coach

  • 2009 – Junior team – Ecuador – Gold medal
  • 2010 – Junior team – New Zealand – Gold medal
  • 2010 – Open team – Peru – Silver Medal
  • 2011 – Junior Team – Peru – Bronze medal
  • 2011 – Open team – Panama – Gold Medal
  • 2012 – Junior team – Panama – Silver medal
  • 2012 – Open team – China – Gold Medal\
  • 2013 – Junior team – Nicaragua – Gold Medal
  • 2013 – Open team – China – Gold Medal

Instructional Products

  • “Fitness for surfing” – 40 page booklet
  • “Ripstix” stickers – 8x manoeuvre stickers
  • “Secrets of Power Surfing” – Video
  • “The Beginner Surfer” – Video
  • “The Winning Formula” – Video
  • “Quality Wave Selection” – Video
  • “Swissball Training for Surfers” – Video
  • “Winning Thoughts” – Video
  • “Drill Book for Surf Coaches” – 80 page booklet
  • Scenario Training cards – 12x training cards
  • High Performance Training cards – 10x training cards
  • Strategy Training cards – 12x training cards
  • Progress Booklet – Training diary
  • Surfcoach.com – 150+ videos
  • National Curriculum for Surfing Australia
  • Mental Quiver Series – 5x videos
  • Monthly case study videos for surf coaches
  • “12 Secrets to Surfing Success” – E-book

With Martin’s knowledge, dedication, and passion for coaching athletes, I am convinced he could improve the abilities of any Surfer. Martin emphasises technique as one of the most crucial components in surfing, which I believe has lead numerous competitive surfers to highly successful careers. I was coached by Martin throughout my professional surfing career and I have also had the privilege of coaching along side Martin. Coaching some the world’s best male and female Surfers with Martin, I have seen first hand the progression and results that come from his coaching techniques.

Chelsea Hedges [ Georgeson ]
2005 ASP World Women’s Champion

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