Dropping In Surf Show Podcast
Ep 20 – Non-Surfing Spouse Perspective, Relationships, Balance

Ep 20 – Non-Surfing Spouse Perspective, Relationships, Balance

January 20, 2021

Dropping In Surf Show, Episode 20 features Rob’s wife Laurie, a non-surfing spouse, and her hilarious view of living with an obsessed surfer.  Laurie answers questions posed from listeners about her non-surfer perspective of surfing, how best to balance a surfer/non-surfer relationship, how she grew to respect surfers, and funny stories about her own experiences. 

Ep 19 – Defying Odds, A Champion’s Mindset, Fear Motivation

Ep 19 – Defying Odds, A Champion’s Mindset, Fear Motivation

December 7, 2020

Dropping In Surf Show, Episode 19 features 1965 World Surfing Champion, Longevity expert, and Activist Felipe Pomar.  Rob, Jim and Felipe discuss longevity, motivation, becoming a champion, banishing the aging myth, and more.  Sit back and enjoy Felipe’s stories!

To learn more about Felipe Pomar’s Surf Till 100 program and trips visit https://home.surftill100.com/

Ep 18 – Surfing Rehab, Enhancing Performance, Body Characteristics

Ep 18 – Surfing Rehab, Enhancing Performance, Body Characteristics

November 18, 2020

Dropping In Surf Show, Episode 18 features Physiotherapist Scott Johnstone, practicing in Gold Coast, Australia.  Rob, Jim and Scott discuss common injury patterns, sustainable plans for body maintenance and recovery, rehab vs performance training, the importance of objective measurement, motor patterning, body characteristics, training for high torque turns, and preparation for surfing big waves.

Ep 17 – Magic Boards, How to Progress, Biggest Mistakes

Ep 17 – Magic Boards, How to Progress, Biggest Mistakes

October 29, 2020

Dropping In Surf Show, Episode 17 features Surf Coach Dan Mori, former WQS surfer and Owner of Fulcrum Surf in Del Mar, California.  Rob, Jim and Dan discuss the most important aspect of the surfboard you choose, riding and coaching at Kelly’s wave, what makes a board a magic board, technical aspects of maneuvers, how to react to falling, and more.  To learn more about Dan Mori’s Fulcrum Surf Coaching visit https://fulcrumsurf.com/

Ep 16 - Psychology in Surfing, Stress Management, Rhythm

Ep 16 - Psychology in Surfing, Stress Management, Rhythm

October 20, 2020

In Episode 16 of the Dropping In Surf Show, Rob and Jim sit down with Barry Green, Surf Coach and Life Coach located in Santa Cruz, CA.  Barry has a unique approach to surf coaching and a rare ability to pull out the best not only in your surfing, but in yourself in general.  We dive into topics such as responding to stimuli with grace, surfing as a practice, strategies for crowds, stress management, and more. 

Ep 15 Part 2 – Mistakes, Equipment, Mindset

Ep 15 Part 2 – Mistakes, Equipment, Mindset

September 29, 2020

In Part 2, Ep 15 of the Dropping In Surf Show, Rob and Jim continue the conversation with surf coach and amazing human being Clayton Nienaber.  They discuss common mistakes and solutions, learning from cavemen, the trick to surfing more relaxed, fast twitch vs slow twitch muscles, importance of timing vs force, should you slow down or speed up, the unimportance of fins, ocean knowledge vs equipment, matching the style of surfing to the type of rail on the board, board buying recommendations, the type of feedback to give to your shaper that will help you, DIPI, social fear limiting performance, waves of progression, growth vs fixed mindset, onshore days, finless surfing, board design in relation to progression, board dimensions’ impact on turning, and proper relationships between shaper and surfer.

To learn more about Clayton’s Amanzi Surf Online Program - https://amanzisurf.com/?ref=9

Ep 15 Part 1 – Rail Turns, Secrets From Pros, Metaphors

Ep 15 Part 1 – Rail Turns, Secrets From Pros, Metaphors

September 23, 2020

This week on the Dropping In Surf Show, Rob and Jim have a conversation with surf coach, surfboard shaper, and former QS surfer Clayton Nienaber.  They talk about magical secrets to Kelly Slater’s surfing, shaping surfboards to help clients improve, board design vs skill acquisition, how to surf on rail, the moment Clayton figured out how to surf effortlessly, how to “feel” more when surfing, lessons from Dane Reynolds, Kelly Slater and Taylor Knox secret conversations about surf technique, biomechanical movement translation to common terms that help, tapping into the wave’s energy, turning using centrifugal force, thoughts on riding single fins and twin fins, focus on moving the body well, and surfing illusions.  To learn more about Clayton’s Amanzi Surf Online Program - https://amanzisurf.com/?ref=9

Ep 14 – Turn Physics, Mick’s ACL Injury Analysis, and Average Surfer Training

Ep 14 – Turn Physics, Mick’s ACL Injury Analysis, and Average Surfer Training

September 4, 2020

Rob and Jim debate the possible causes of Mick’s ACL Injury, analyze the physics behind a layback turn, and share the passion behind a new board obsession on this week's Dropping In Surf Show.

Ep 13 - Faster Learning, Local Vibing, Exercises for Progression

Ep 13 - Faster Learning, Local Vibing, Exercises for Progression

August 20, 2020

This week on the Dropping In Surf Show, Rob and Jim discuss the brain’s processing speed and how it impacts surf performance, talk about locals vibing surfers, and share simple exercises all surfers can use to improve the brain’s motor movements. 

Ep 12: Dr. Steven Duhig and Pere Campistol, Paddling Research, Improving Surf Ability, Surf Research

Ep 12: Dr. Steven Duhig and Pere Campistol, Paddling Research, Improving Surf Ability, Surf Research

July 31, 2020

Joining Rob and Jim this week is Dr. Steven Duhig, Lecturer, Researcher and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Griffith University, and Pere Campistol, creator of The Surf Pentagon, a program designed to help surfers become better surfers.  They discuss paddling research studies, ways surfers can improve their overall surf ability, the future of surf research, the Olympics, and more.

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