KookCast: Surf Education
The best podcast for beginner surfers! Tune in to The Surf Continuum's Coach Chris, Coach Evan and their guests talking about how they learned the hard (and often hilarious) way to be a little less kooky--or in some cases, just embrace it!
info_outline Surf Care with Nick Stolz 02/16/2021
Surf Care with Nick Stolz This week on the show, Coach Chris is talking with Nick Stolz, co-partner of the team that started Surf Care, which is basically insurance for your surfboard ! Pretty sweet we thought, so Nick came on the show to talk a little about it. Enjoy.
info_outline Managing Your Expectations 02/09/2021
Managing Your Expectations Did you know, 85% of bad surf sessions are due to mismanaged expectations? Ok, that stat is total poppycock, but Coach Chris and Coach Evan wouldn't be surprised if it were true! Your two favorite surf coaches are back, and this week they're rappin' about managing expectations. If you're not figuring out how to manage em', recognize it's at your own peril.
info_outline San Diego Surf History with Cole Olson 02/02/2021
San Diego Surf History with Cole Olson Coach Chris and Cole Olson had a day ! From a surfboard swap, to Bird's Shed, and then checking out some local surf spots, the two homies always have a great time hanging. In this episode, Coach Chris is visiting San Diego, cruising around with Cole and taking full advantage of the knowledge stored in that rad surfer's head. Enjoy. Yew !
info_outline How NOT to Kook It On a Surf Trip with Phil Kampfer 01/20/2021
How NOT to Kook It On a Surf Trip with Phil Kampfer This week on Kookcast, we're recounting an epic camping/surf trip down the Baja peninsula we just returned from, and a few of the lessons we learned or were reminded of along the way. Be sure to find the bonus content we attached to this episode of Coach Chris and Coach Evan going into further detail about a day they're claiming was "the best waves we've ever surfed".
info_outline The Power Within (Your Surfboard) 12/31/2020
The Power Within (Your Surfboard) Beginners eventually notice there is a big difference between the way good surfers move through the water, and the way they themselves do. But what is that difference? For some, it's devastating to consider yourself a fit and athletic person, yet many surfers still out pace you in the water--effortlessly at that! In this episode Coach Chris and Coach Evan dig into one of those differences and hope to help you reach that "ah-ha" moment where you realize an important quality you should be trying to cultivate.
info_outline The Caretaker of Surfing History with Matt Warshaw 11/20/2020
The Caretaker of Surfing History with Matt Warshaw Surfing's very own and only surf historian gets on the horn with Coach Chris to have a casual chat about learning how to surf, The Encyclopedia of Surfing, life after surfing, and of course, his kook-iest moment. Now be a dear and donate to ensure we don't lose this invaluable resource: eos.surf/donate.
info_outline More Than Riding Waves 10/27/2020
More Than Riding Waves If you heard them say it once, you've heard them say it a thousand times. Surfing is more than riding waves. This is another one of those sappy episodes Coach Chris and Coach Evan recorded praising all the parts of surfing that don't include riding a wave.
info_outline No Sand in House with Kenny Angiulo 10/06/2020
No Sand in House with Kenny Angiulo Growing up, Kenny was blessed to have one of the best beaches on the East Coast right out of his grandmothers front door. And they didn't just keep it to themselves either...they generously shared their home with many surfers that came from far wide. Fast forward to today and nothing has changed. Kenny is still a father to many lost boys looking for surf.
info_outline Fin Theory 09/24/2020
Fin Theory You'll have to excuse us missing a week of publishing KookCast...the surf has been PUMPING in the North East for the last two weeks. Of course you understand. This week, Coach Chris is joined by Coach Ev and Cole to discuss fin theory. Stick around towards the end for a mind blowing conclusion.
info_outline "First You're Laughing, Then You're Crying" with Uncle Freestyle 09/08/2020
"First You're Laughing, Then You're Crying" with Uncle Freestyle This week on Kookcast, Coach Evan breaks down a situation that happened between him and Uncle Freestyle that could have ended in disaster ! Fortunately, both parties came out alive and well with nothing more than a little board damage and a great story to discuss on record.
info_outline Surfboard Shopping: How to Choose a Good Used Board 09/01/2020
Surfboard Shopping: How to Choose a Good Used Board This week on Kookcast, Coach Ev gives us some guidance on how to choose a decent used surfboard by talking about three major surfboard flaws/issues/dings that you should be on the look out for when shopping for your next used board.
info_outline "See You Tomorrow" with James Badge Dale 08/26/2020
"See You Tomorrow" with James Badge Dale Badge is one cool cat, and he's got all the right ingredients that make a proper surfer...surfs every condition, drinks any beer, and when he's had a rough session, he shows up again the next day. Make sure you stick around to the end of this episode for a good life lesson and to find out why this one is called, "See You Tomorrow".
info_outline It's Not The Wand, It's The Wizard 08/18/2020
It's Not The Wand, It's The Wizard You could find a thousand different ways to say it, but the point of this episode is to discuss how good or bad surfing has little to do with the board. It's the surfer who's responsible. Tune in as we break this idea down.
info_outline Just Taking It All In with Tom Casse 07/28/2020
Just Taking It All In with Tom Casse One of the most positive and optimistic of surfers, he will help you see light in the darkness and find a wave during a flat spell. An epic surfer and great friend, Coach Chris is claiming he's probably surfed the smallest of waves and biggest with episode 111's guest, Tom Casse.
info_outline Caught Outside 07/21/2020
Caught Outside We recently did an episode about getting caught inside, and it can be an annoying, arduous, and stressful situation...but have you ever been caught outside? You know, when the waves are pumping and somehow you underestimated the ocean and got yourself out the back only to then realize you should NOT be out there? It's TERRIBLE. Tune in kooks, it's happened to us all.
info_outline Why We Coach You One-On-One 07/07/2020
Why We Coach You One-On-One In this episode, Coach Chris and Coach Evan discuss why we almost always coach our students one-on-one and not in groups. Other surf instructors have asked us, "why?" with a puzzled look, business focused minds made their case for why we should teach groups and maximize our profits, students have begged us to let their friends join us for a session, but we refuse. This episode explains why.
info_outline A Boat Ride with "Captain" Dave 07/01/2020
A Boat Ride with "Captain" Dave One of the best surf sessions Coach Chris & Coach Evan have ever had didn't happen without one hell of an adventure before & after. This isn't our version though. In this episode, Coach Chris talks with Captain Dave on the phone to hear his perspective on the chain of events that led to us scoring the best session of our lives. Soon enough we're going to get the whole crew of boys that scored it with us to tell you the TRUE version of this story, for now, enjoy this little teaser from our kooky Captain Dave
info_outline Serenity Now! Managing Your Anxiety in the Water 06/23/2020
Serenity Now! Managing Your Anxiety in the Water Anxiety in surfing is a real thing. Between the waves and the crowd, what's meant to be a pleasant and spiritual experience can transform you into a nervous wreck real fast. Tune in this week to hear Coach Chris and Coach Evan's thoughts on dealing with your anxiousness and finding your peace.