Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique

Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana / One legged wheel pose
Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana / One legged wheel pose
Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana / One legged wheel pose

An advanced Yoga posture which requires back flexibility, strength and a lot of balance on a SUP! Set yourself up for bridge pose by lying on your back with bent knees with the handle positioned in the middle of your back. Placing your hands on either side of your head fingers facing your shoulders and your elbows pointing upwards. Lifting…

Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Dhanurasana / Bow pose
Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Dhanurasana / Bow pose
Dhanurasana / Bow pose

Bow pose can be done facing either the length of the board facing the nose or on the short edge as demonstrated. Lie on your stomach with your feet apart, bend your knees and hold onto your ankles or the top of your feet, which ever you can reach! Breathe in and lift your chest off the board and pull…

Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Purvottanasana / Upward plank pose
Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Purvottanasana / Upward plank pose
Purvottanasana / Upward plank pose

This is a great SUP Yoga pose for tight shoulders and chest and to build core muscles. Initially try it on the long else of the board facing the nose and for an added challenge try it on the short edge. Begin seated with your legs extended out in front of you. Place your hands behind you with fingertips pointing…

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Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Phalakasana - Plank Pose - Beginner
Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Phalakasana - Plank Pose - Beginner
Phalakasana - Plank Pose - Beginner

This is a good pose for beginners as it is low to gravity and a relatively stable SUP Yoga pose. It’s perfect for building shoulder, arm and core strength. For those still building up strength, try a modified version by dropping your knees on the board for more support. In either version, it’s important to have a long spine, to…

Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Pre-foiling Prep
Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Pre-foiling Prep
Pre-foiling Prep

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’re most likely aware that recently there have been a few well-off gents flying up to the edge of space, dressed as Thunderbirds, who have then returned to earth with big grins to pop corks and shower their teams in Champagne. Your Wing foiling journey will have many similarities. You aim to leave…

Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Dhanurasana / Bow pose
Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Dhanurasana / Bow pose
Dhanurasana / Bow pose

Bow pose can be done facing either the length of the board facing the nose or on the short edge as demonstrated. Lie on your stomach with your feet apart, bend your knees and hold onto your ankles or the top of your feet, which ever you can reach! Breathe in and lift your chest off the board and pull…

Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Introduction to Board Selection
Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Introduction to Board Selection
Introduction to Board Selection

Given the ever, “exponentially expanding” variety of products available on the current market (the list seems to be growing, almost on a fortnightly basis) you'd be forgiven for being confused when it comes to choosing your first board. Disciplines range from yoga, long board vs. short board surfing, touring, flat water, open water race, downwinder, river, foil and group SUP…

Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Dandasana - Stick Pose - Beginner
Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Dandasana - Stick Pose - Beginner
Dandasana - Stick Pose - Beginner

This seated pose has low gravity therefore is stable on a Stand Up Paddelboard making it accessible to all levels. To achieve this pose, ensure you are seated directly over the handle in the middle of the board. Extend the legs out straight pushing through your heals engaging the quad muscles. Sit up straight with a long spine, extending the…

Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Bumps, Curves and Rites of Passage - Part 1
Wings Foils SUP Surf Technique - Bumps, Curves and Rites of Passage - Part 1
Bumps, Curves and Rites of Passage - Part 1

An to Long Boards, Shortboards and Wave Riding SUP’s Venturing into the surf from flat-water paddling for the very first time, albeit exciting - can be both daunting and dangerous, for yourself as well as other water users. Especially if you have no idea what you are doing with no preliminary background understanding of waves, currents, tides and differing breaks.…