Better surfing just doesn’t happen, it takes focus and perseverance, as amongst the successes a surfer experiences along the way, frequent failures are also all too real.
Talent is a gift from our parents. Skill is learned and created though deliberate practise. Skill is often more elusive than talent, as skill is earned.
The reality of the training process is that it can be a hard with lots of frustrations, but for those surfers that persist, when success becomes more common, those frustrations turn into joy and a sense of achievement. Working on your surfing can be FUN for those who really want to be the best they can be.
Surfers will simply not try to finish their waves because of their learned experience that says – “Don’t even try to finish, you won’t make it”
To rectify these pop-up errors, surfers should work on creating a fast pop-up action. A fast action is one where the surfer jumps to their feet, so that both feet land simultaneously on the surfboard’s stringer – shoulder width apart.
Motivated surfers need to understand that not all online instruction is designed to help them surf better. In many cases it’s all about creating content to just build a larger audience, pure and simple.