How to train for surfing big waves….There are 3 parts to training to big wave surfing. The first is ocean and wave knowledge; understanding currents, tides and the waves themselves. This kind of knowledge is usually learned by spending many hours and years in the ocean. The second element in training to surf big waves is physical conditioning, this includes both strength and cardio; both of which require basic hard work and commitment. The third element is psychological so that you don’t panic. You have to learn how to take your fear out of your frontal lob, look at it acknowledge it and then put it on a shelf in the back of your mind so that you can focus on what you need to do to stay alive in big waves….