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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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