Prescribing an Annual Plan for the Competitive Surf Athlete: Optimal Methods and Barriers to Implementation
As the sport of surfing continues to gain support, the need for a sound strength and conditioning program is paramount. With a season lasting upward of 8 months and traveling all over the world, programming for the sport of surfing quickly becomes a challenge. Therefore, the aim of this article is to provide a brief introduction into the technical and physiological aspects of the sport before providing a detailed annual plan the strength coach or surf athlete can modify for their own use.
Bernards, Jake; Blaisdell, Robert; Light, Thaddeus J.; and Stone, Michael H.. 2017. Prescribing an Annual Plan for the Competitive Surf Athlete: Optimal Methods and Barriers to Implementation. Strength and Conditioning Journal. Vol.39(6). 36-45. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000335 ISSN: 1524-1602