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Spring surfing in Europe

In the first part of the series I wrote about spots in Europe where you can catch some sun and waves in Winter. In this part I suggest which European spots are worth considering as a Spring surfing destination.

Surfing workout: posture and balance

Here’s the first part of 10 exercises training plan that can help you prepare your key muscles for intense surfing (during your next surf trip). For starters, the absolute basis: exercise for proper posture and balance.

Surfing destinations: Galicia, part 1

Raw and challenging. Beautiful and unique. I’ve experienced those two faces of Galicia. Here’s the story of non-Spanish speaking kook trying to survive in one of Europe’s best surfing destinations.

Muscles involved in surfing

Which muscles are involved in surfing? Here is a visual guide showing the most important muscles used to catch waves.

Old but gold

If you’ve been an old pool for some time you can miss the water but never the vibe.

5 rules of a perfect surfing lesson

Since my first surf trip in 2015 I’ve had a bunch of surfing lessons. Based on that I prepared a list of 5 rules that in my opinion make up a perfect surfing lesson.

(Inland) surfing workout: lake paddling

Nothing will replace the real waves, but it is still possible to practice some aspects of surfing away from the ocean, such as paddling. I, for example, do that on my favorite lake near Cracow. Check it out!

How to progress after a longer break

Here are 4 exercises that will increase your confidence and control in the water after a break, coming to you straight from Sagres – Portugal’s best surfing spot (at least according to locals).

Winter surfing in Europe

Living in Europe, you can surf all year round. Here’s my subjective list of European spots depending on the season. Part 1: Winter.