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  • Photo of Online Surf Coaching EP. 2 – Surf Movements Coordination

    Greetings from Bali and from Brasil, simultaneously, as we present you the 2nd episode on how to improve your surfing at home.  In this second episode, you will learn”: 1 – The Monkey Position and how to bring awareness to your surf movements (Jump to 14.45 mins in English & 12.00 in Spanish) 2 – How to coordinate upper &…

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  • Photo of Online Surf Coaching Ep. 1 – Introduction to Power Surf and Mobility Exercises

    In this first episode, Rodrigo is giving an introduction to what are the Power Surf techniques as well as a 9-minutes course of mobility exercices. We hope you enjoy those 9 minutes that can be used as a warm up before surfing. During the first part of the video that is in Portuguese, Rodrigo introduces himself as well as the…

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  • Photo of Best Surf Trip in Indonesia?

    Re-written post, initially posted on MagicSeaWeed. A year ago, we had the chance to cross paths with the owner of an off-the-grid eco lodge located in middle of nowhere in one of most isolated parts of Indonesia. Here we found a literal slice of heaven with a perfectly peeling right-hander situated straight out front. The owner has been exploring the…

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  • Photo of Surf Coaching Retreats in 2020 – Empty Waves with a Surf Coach

    Surf Coaching Retreats in 2020 Firstly, we want to thank all our 2019 guests who’ve made this dream happen. We have witnessed incredible transformations and lived magical moments where most of us have had the waves of their lives. Our main goal is on making sure our students improve their surfing, letting them with a new set of skills that…

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  • Photo of Where to shop for a surfboard in Bali? (Responsibly)

    Where to shop for a surf-board in Bali? Today’s surfboard context Most of the surfboards we use today are built with techniques developed back in the ’50s, when the environment was less of a concern. Materials involved in the making are mostly derived from petroleum, particularly hard to recycle, shipped halfway around the world and virtually half of it all…

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  • Photo of What Makes You Surf Better?

    What makes your surf better? We’ve just ended another surf coaching retreat in Indonesia. This time, we were in Rote, at the southernmost tip of Indonesia, surfing the long left hander of T-Land. It’s been amazing to witness such transformations in the surfing of our students, but also outside of the water. Too many times, we see people ending a…

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  • Photo of How to pack for your surf-trip in 2020? – Sustainable Surf Travel Checklist

    PACK CONSCIOUSLY FOR YOUR NEXT SURF-TRIP As a surfer, whether a complete newbie or a well salted sea dog, there are very few things in life more exciting than going on a surf trip… The elation and stoke that comes from hitting the open road or flying to an exotic foreign land with a bunch of friends to search for…

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  • Photo of 10-Days to Improve Your Surfing As You Would in 365-Days

    10-Days to Improve Your Surfing As You Would in 365-Days We’ve just ended our first surf coaching retreat on a remote island of Sumatra. We can’t be more grateful to have hosted such a beautiful group of human beings while Mother Nature had our backs and treated us with days of swell. Below is a video that sums up the…

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  • Photo of Surfing Mentawais – Where to Stay? When to go? What to pack?

    Surfing Mentawais – Surf Travel Guide For The First Time Ments-Traveler The Mentawais is a legendary chain of large and small islands, about 150 kilometres off the coast of West Sumatra. It’s fabled for its uncrowded waves, exceptional fishing and warm tropical water year-round. Hollow-trees, Thunders, Macaronis and Lances are just a few of the 25+ world-renowned left and right…

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  • Photo of A Mentawai Local with a World-Class wave in his Backyard

    A Mentawai Local with a World-Class wave in his backyard Meet Ade Multilingual, Carpenter, Surfer, Entrepreneur, and Owner of the only locally-owned upscale resort in the Mentawai islands. Growing Up in the Mentawai islands, Far from any phone or internet signal Born and bred on the island of Siberut. Ade grew up in a different world than most of us…

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