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Kelly Starrett's Waterman 2.0
« on: June 18, 2021, 09:12:39 AM »
Has anyone on this forum had a chance to read the book Waterman 2.0: Optimized Movement for Lifelong, Pain-free Paddling and Surfing?
Foreword by Laird Hamilton: The Way of the Waterman
Kelly’s Story: Confessions of a River Rat
Chapter 1: Becoming a Lifetime Waterman
Chapter 2: Mobility 101
Chapter 3: Meet the Standards
Chapter 4: The Spine and Hips
Standard #1: Can you achieve and maintain a stable spine?
Standard #2: Can you hinge from the hips without sacrificing trunk stiffness?
Standard #3: Can you maintain trunk stability while squatting?
Chapter 5: The Shoulders
Standard #4: Do you have full overhead capacity?
Standard #5: Can you achieve and maintain a stable shoulder and spine in the press archetype?
Standard #6: Can you achieve optimal shoulder positioning in the hang archetype?
Chapter 6: The Feet and Ankles
Standard #7: Are you standing, walking, running, stepping and jumping with neutral feet?
Standard #8: Can you perform a lunge and master Warrior Pose II?
Chapter 7: The Hands, Wrists, Elbows and Arms
Standard #9: Do you have full wrist flexion?
Standard #10: Can you fully articulate your hands when your elbows are extended?
Chapter 8: Preparation and Recovery
Standard #11: Do you have an appropriate hydration and fueling strategy?
Standard #12: Are you physically prepared to get on the water?
Standard #13: Are you recovering effectively?
Mobilizations Appendix
Waterman Wisdom: Tips from the Pros

It has been on my wish list. 
I really liked Kelly's other books Becoming a Supple Leopard and Ready to Run.
« Last Edit: June 18, 2021, 09:16:51 AM by sflinux »
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