Full article and VIDEO here by Brianna Steinhilber / Oct. 5, 2018 (Above: Photo Credit Ultimate Waterman)

While I was in New York City for the City Paddle Festival, I connected with the team at NBC News. Thank you for the great interview and article.

I was happy to share my strategies to balance my optimism with a grounded, calm head space. That plays a major role in both my success during competition, and for anyone in life or business. In my book released in November 2017, “Beneath the Surface,” I share the life practices that I credit for the positive attitude and mental strength that has gotten me through my toughest obstacles.

As Brianna Steinhilber writes, “The good news? Schweitzer says that whether you’re surfing a huge wave in Hawaii or headed to an important business meeting, his strategies for mentally preparing before a high-stakes competition ring true. Here are some of his go-to practices for remaining calm under pressure, using the ocean as therapy and how we can all benefit from the Hawaiian practice of Ho’oponopono.”

Read the full article here.

Zane Kekoa Schweitzer – Photo by Matty Schweitzer – 2014 SUP Champion Stand up paddle maui aloha surf

While I am on the road across Hawaii, throughout the mainland and Canada and many stops around the globe I give as many clinics as possible. By staying in touch with me through my newsletter, Instagram and Twitter feed you can see where I will be.If you want to start from the beginning with standup paddling, surfing, or foiling, there is always an opportunity for that.

On the expert side, I am happy to match your needs with my expertise and teaching style. You can always contact me for my schedule or to answer your questions.