December 01, 2017

Holding your breath is crucial to surfing and other athletic disciplines. We have all been pounded by a wave and been underwater a lot longer than we really wanted. These exercises can help you learn to relax and hold your breath longer. This not only helps in all athletic endeavors but is especially useful when you find yourself underwater longer than you had anticipated. 


How Implementing Breath-Hold Training Can Make You a More Confident Surfer


Winter is on its way, which for many of us means bigger waves. With big waves comes big fun, but also the potential for big hold-downs. So, to prepare for those times when the ocean doesn’t seem to want to let you go, it helps to train yourself to hold your breath and to remain calm.

One of the easiest ways to do breath hold training is to use training tables, and the best part is that you can use them to train for surfing without having to leave your house. Training tables are basically sequences of timed breath holds meant to put stress on the body and force it to adapt.

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