How to Get a Quicker Pop-Up


Yoga Sequence to get a Quicker Pop-Up

The quicker your pop up, the quicker you get to your feet, and the quicker you can get into the critical section of the wave.

Most surfers — regardless of their level and experience — want to get a quicker pop up.

The problem is that tight hips and a tight back can lead to an awkward pop-up.

Below you’ll see one of my favorite sequences to stretch your hips and your back and work on your coordination to get to you to your feet faster.

This video of mine on youtube as nearly 45,000 views!

Now you can view it right here as part of the YFS Fridays Series.

NOTE: This is a “blast from the past” as I filmed it a few years ago — but you know the saying, “It’s an oldie-but-goodie”!

My three-step sequence should help you get to your feet faster so you can surf more of the wave — and NOT get hung up on the lip!

Let me know what YOUR tips are for a faster pop-up. Share in a comment at the end of this page and you’re sure to inspire others!

3 Steps to Get to Your Feet Faster


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Peggy Hall, Creator of Yoga for Surfers

Peggy Hall, Creator of Yoga for Surfers

Avid surfer and certified yoga instructor Peggy Hall has been inspiring thousands of surfers to surf better — and live better — since 2002. Her upbeat energy, down-to-earth teaching style and positive encouragement will get you fit, focused and fearless on the waves, and in your life!

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