Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique

Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Foiling Foot Switch, Toe to Heel
Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Foiling Foot Switch, Toe to Heel
Foiling Foot Switch, Toe to Heel

If you’ve been following this Wing Foil series, you’ve likely been through the heel-to-toe foot switch. Now, ladies and Gentlemen, it’s time for the other one! The Toe to Heel. This member of the family is equally useful. You can call on it any time you’re toeside to return to heelside. Whether after a gybe or tack, you’ll have the...

Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Tack Off The Foil
Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Tack Off The Foil
Tack Off The Foil

Today’s the day, Ladies and Gents! Your first foray into the world of tacking. If you’re unsure what a tack is, think of it as changing direction 180 by steering up into and through the wind. It’s the opposite of the gybe. The tack has a few advantages over the gybe: if you’re trying to make ground upwind, you won’t...

Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - First Foiling Foot Switch, Heel to Toe
Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - First Foiling Foot Switch, Heel to Toe
First Foiling Foot Switch, Heel to Toe

As the title suggests, this is intended as your very first foiling foot change. We say this as there are a myriad of methods and possibilities, both simple and more advanced. However, we rate this technique and order as one of the simplest and most useful which will stand you in good stead. We’re assuming that you have already changed...

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Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - All in the Prep
Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - All in the Prep
All in the 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...

Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Tack Off The Foil
Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Tack Off The Foil
Tack Off The Foil

Today’s the day, Ladies and Gents! Your first foray into the world of tacking. If you’re unsure what a tack is, think of it as changing direction 180 by steering up into and through the wind. It’s the opposite of the gybe. The tack has a few advantages over the gybe: if you’re trying to make ground upwind, you won’t...

Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Phalakasana - Plank Pose - Beginner
Wing Foiling, SUP and 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...

Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Bumps, Curves and Rites of Passage - Part 2
Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Bumps, Curves and Rites of Passage - Part 2
Bumps, Curves and Rites of Passage - Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our to Wave Riding! In part one Bryn James talked you through the fundamentals to learn before you hit the water. There is a lot of safety, awareness of other water users and many other factors to consider before you first get wet. If you've not read Part 1 yet CLICK HERE to get the...

Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Get Up on the Foil
Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Get Up on the Foil
Get Up on the Foil

If you’re reading this, we hope that you’ve already had a chance to watch our Wing Foil #1 All in the Prep video on the Tonic Mag channel. This issue we’re going to get up on the foil. We’re looking to have enough wind, so that getting up on the foil is doable without pumping the wing or the board....

Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Vashistasana - Side Plank - Intermediate
Wing Foiling, SUP and Surf Technique - Vashistasana - Side Plank - Intermediate
Vashistasana - Side Plank - Intermediate

A dynamic and challenging arm balance which builds strength, endurance and a very strong core! This pose aims to give you a sense of feeling long from the top of the head right down to the feet. Press into the heel of the hand, spreading the fingers widely to ensure a steady foundation. The sternum lifts, the hips are neutral,...