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COACHING & PERFORMANCE

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 explains the basics of surfers movements and discusses the dominant movement patterns in surfing.
Speaker: Rebecca Dowse
Recorded at: WCSM19 Torquay, Victoria, Australia
Lenght of video: 15:25

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Surf Coaching Education and professionalization

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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 performance.

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A case series is presented of drowning incidents in Victoria, Australia. Discussing local experiences, risk factors and differences between fatal and non-fatal drowning cases.

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Surfing and wildlife: Supporting conservation through citizen science

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