Stress Test Your Paddle Surfing, Surf your SUP without a Paddle!

I coined the term paddle enhanced surfing two years ago when I was trying to define proper paddle surfing.  The term, paddle enhanced surfing, puts the emphasis on surfing – where it should be.  And while I’ve deeply bought into this idea for years, it hasn’t been until the last few months that I’ve internalized […]

7.2 JP thoughts, Larry Cain Stoke Drilling and Charleston Film notes

We have had an amazing time on our East Coast tour.  Charleston put it on for us, Mex1 and Morgan did it right and the film played to a packed house. It’s tough to evaluate how good something is in reality when everyone tells you it’s great.  I’m a natural contrarian and if everyone is […]

Random Session Notes

Featured photo shows one of my favorite coaching techniques, surfing behind someone, just behind the wave, allows me to see footwork, paddle technique and the line drawn much better than photos or video.  It’s a first person perspective that allows immediate feedback.  Trevor is a solid intermediate surfer who is making big changes to paddling technique, […]

Coaching Jason Podcast

Meet Jason.  Jason is software developer and web marketer from Santa Monica.  He started kite surfing in 2007 and in 2011 found paddle surfing.  About a year ago he stumbled across paddlewoo, listening to the podcast and reading the journal he decided that for his 40th birthday he’d like to come train at Blue Zone […]