Training question

I got this question from a follower. I feel I should post this for all to see so we are all on the same page about my training philosophy and my views on progressing safely, and having fun. I’m doing your workouts for 3 times a week. I’ve a couple of questions: 1. How many… Read More »

Off the Hook Extreme Catches aired last Sunday

Off the Hook Extreme Catches, the episode where I bring Eric Young spearfishing under the ice aired on Sunday at 8pm eastern time on Animal Planet! http://www.animalplanet.ca/showpage.aspx?sid=50448 The show is on the Animal Planet website if you are in the US. Outside you may have to download it from a torrent, look for “off the… Read More »

Production of an Episode of Off the Hook, Extreme Catches with Eric Young and me.

Last year I spent a four days on Block Island with Professional Wrestler Eric Young. My challenge was  to prepare him to spearfish at the Race. Obviously, the Race is not a place where you take new freedivers. Actually, no one should dive there given the speed of the current, the darkness of the water, the dept,… Read More »

Fun with TBAR speargun prototype

Here is the Tbar speargun prototype test video. This speargun was built for entertainment value alone. I do believe this sort of off the wall design helps me rethink my spearguns. Spearfishing with this prototype is quite feasible though. I don’t thing spearfishermen would hesitate one second to bring this thing spearfishing. The prototype was… Read More »

Training for spearfishing.

Some people keep asking about my training advise. I had written something a while back. It’s still pretty much what I would suggest today. Here it goes: Reaching for the bottom on one’s breath is an enjoyable exercise of defiance in a society that values more security and comfort than living. It also defies the… Read More »