Often I face a lack of motivation in my life. Everything seems to have no profound meaning, and even though I enjoy the activities, it doesn’t make sense when I look at it from a higher perspective. This type of thinking applies to everything I’m not forced to do, such…

Many times I asked myself a question about what could be the reason for stagnation. Usually, I explain it by lack of motivation, self-confidence and action. That might be correct, but all of this is also coming from somewhere. …

The ocean carries a tremendous amount of energy that travels hundreds or even thousands of miles and can offer you a great ride and a lot of fun while surfing if you only use it in the right way. Of course, the first thing is to be in the right…

I was writing a simple app to present a surf forecast for my local spot some time ago. I started by showing the swell size, wind speed and direction, and everything I could find in MSW API that makes sense to me in predicting if the surf is good or…

Surfing is a complex sport. However, it seems simple, from a high level, you catch a wave, get some speed, use the wave face to do some maneuvers, and finally finish the ride with a big splash. In reality, it is way more complicated and depends on multiple factors that…

Recently I’ve been trying to work on my surfing a bit more consciously by looking into the fundamental elements of the sport. By better understanding the basic concepts, I try to develop patterns that will burn into my muscle memory and subconscious thinking. I’ve been exploring quite a few tutorials…

This week I want to write something a bit more specific than I usually do. For few weeks I’ve been actively working on my surfing popups and by searching through the resources, exercising and practising I came to some interesting, at least for me, conclusions.

First of all, why do…

Since childhood, I was addicted to two things: water and adrenaline. Because I was born far away from the ocean coast, I couldn’t experience beautiful life around the water as much as would desire. I was a natural swimmer though, learning how to behave in the liquid medium very early…

In today’s writing, I will start with a little story. Around a month ago, I bought a fish tank and a little goldfish for my daughter’s second birthday. Obviously, I am taking care of the fish and I am responsible for its survival by changing the water, setting up the…

Kamil Tałanda

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