The Art of Surfing: A Training Manual for the Developing and Competitive Surfer
What They Say - Surfing has evolved from a relatively obscure past time to one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Today, there are millions of surfers across the globe. In his new book, competitive surfing coach and Olympic Ski Team coach, Raul Guisado presents the first-ever guide to avail participants, both beginner and advanced, with the same training and coaching principles of the more established and traditional sports. This book will empower both recreational and competitive surfers to improve their technique, expand their repertoire, and prepare themselves to catch the best waves. It covers boards and other equipment, the anatomy of waves, body position and stance, and techniques for everything from paddling to "walking the nose". Special chapters on competition, training, biomechanics, and psychology round out this comprehensive training guide to the sport.
What We Say - If you are serious about surfing then this book is well worth a look.