To teach surfers what to think when there is a “lull” in the sets in a heat situation.
The surfers should be taught that a “lull” in a competitive heat isa time when critical errors can be made by surfers who do not think the correct thoughts.
NOTES TO THE COACH
When a “lull” occurs the surfer should:
If the surfer feels that they are starting to lose focus if the “lull” continues, simply advise the surfer to start the process over again.
This strategy is designed to maintain focus on the process needed to advance into the next round and stop the surfer making poor decisions in this stressful time in competitive heats.