Surf Mastery with Clayton Nienaber

Listen to Ep 25 of Surf Mastery with Clayton Nienaber Who is Clayton Nienaber…? Listen here at ASP Surf. Clayton is an ex-South African pro, plus surfboard shaper, plus coach, plus the owner of a [...]

Understanding Your Rail Game

Deconstructing The Purpose Of Surfboard Rails Surfing requires us to have a good rail game, but has anyone ever told you what that actually is? Whenever your board is flat the bottom rocker will [...]

Striking For Speed

Ultimately when your surfing nearly every turn you do should create speed (not lose speed) it is the reason why we do turns. If you are looking down the line, it means you’re not turning and not [...]

Power Zones: The Biggest Secret in Surfing

The Biggest Secret in Surfing is the Power Zones The most visible power or energy zone on a wave comes from generating speed off the top of a wave, or as gravity pulls you down the face. From [...]

Get Fuller and More Complete Turns Done of Every Wave

The Strike Range Many surfers look too far down the line and try to attack sections that are three, four, five metres ahead of them. Directly in front of them, one metre away, there is a lip that [...]

Clayton Nienaber Interviewed on Surf Mastery

Maven Surf on Surf Mastery Maven Surf, Head Coach, Ex-Pro Surfer and Surfboard Shaper Clayton Nienaber shares his unique perspective on advanced surfing techniques, surfboard function and reading [...]

The Importance of Correct Compression In Surfing

Don’t Look To Far Down The Line

A lot of surfers look to far down the line and try to attack sections that are three, four, five metres ahead of them. Whereas directly in front of them, one metre away there is a lip that is an [...]

Use The Whole Wave Face

Most surfers drop in and race as fast as they can down the line, mid face, and never set anything up. You have to take off, go straight to the bottom and hold your bottom turn all the way up top [...]

Are You Surfing To Fast!!

Surfing to fast messes with your technique! It takes you out of the pocket and into the flat part of the wave. It also has a tendency to make you want to keep on surfing fast, otherwise you lose [...]

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