Next Surfer’s Academy: 1 October, Wellington, New Zealand

Next Surfer’s Academy: 1 October, Wellington, New Zealand

The next Surfer’s Academy will be held 1st of October 2016 Wellington New Zealand in cooperation with the University of Otago, Wellington. Morning Programme: Registration 08:15-08:45 Lecture Programme 09:00-12:30 Workshop Surf Life Support (Lyall Bay Beach)...
NOPLASTICSINMYBODY Campaign

NOPLASTICSINMYBODY Campaign

Call for action on research on how plastics effects the human body.   Surfing Medicine International partnered with the Plastic Soup Foundation, and WEMOS to campaign for more research on how plastic effects the human body. On 28 August we ask the attention for...
Plastic Soup foundation

Plastic Soup foundation

SMI VIDEO LIBRARY Maria Westerbos, Founder and Director of the plastic soup foundation, runs through the devastating impact of plastics on human and surfer's health. Save the ocean, save yourself is the message of Maria. Plastic is one of the major pollutive threats...
Sunscreens and Water quality

Sunscreens and Water quality

SMI VIDEO LIBRARY An impressive overview of the protective and damaging effects of sunscreen on human health and its detrimental effects on coral reefs and water quality. Suzie is an advocate for human and ocean health and presents an excellent overview of her work,...
The need for training, support and education

The need for training, support and education

SMI VIDEO LIBRARY Oliver shares his experience of working with surfers and surf athletes including his vision on how to professionalize the education and training programs in surfing and why this is needed. Speaker: Recorded at: Lenght of video: Download pdf You might...
Skill development & Gymnastics

Skill development & Gymnastics

SMI VIDEO LIBRARY Lecture on utilising gymnastics and dance components to develop coordination and control in Surfers. Rebecca is a PhD candidate on the topic of investigating the effects of surfing experience on the development of ankle proprioception and beyond. She...
Surfer’s Mind & Performance

Surfer’s Mind & Performance

SMI VIDEO LIBRARY Richy Bennet shares his extensive experiences in psychology and sports psychology of his book "the surfers mind". The theory gives you a model that you can use to improve your balance in every situation of your life, from normal challenges to high...
Training & Programming for Surfers of all ages

Training & Programming for Surfers of all ages

SMI VIDEO LIBRARY Optimal training strategies to improve surfers. Discussing everything from physical training, mindset to team effort, all things necessary to bring surfers to top level. Speaker: Recorded at: Lenght of video: Download pdf You might also be interested...
Surf Coaching Education and professionalization

Surf Coaching Education and professionalization

SMI VIDEO LIBRARY An overview of the evolution in surf coaching is presented. Miguel Moreira further dives into the optimal strategies for coaches to mentor their surfers and get the best performance, along with the scientific backgrounds behind it Speaker: Recorded...
Waves of Wellness Foundation

Waves of Wellness Foundation

SMI VIDEO LIBRARY Joel Pilgrim delves into the positive effects of surfing on mental health and wellbeing, which have lead him to start the Waves of Wellness foundation to support people with various mental health issues. Speaker: Recorded at: Lenght of video:...
Ross Clarke-Jones ACL Case Study

Ross Clarke-Jones ACL Case Study

SMI VIDEO LIBRARY Richard will take us through the rehabilitation of the ACL injury of Big Wave Surfer Ross Clark-Jones, providing insight in specific working with extreme sports athletes and displays his work with the Kieser method for rehabilitation and strength &...

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