Cory Moore is a volunteer lifeguard, surfing coach and the founder of Little Frothers surfing school, a surf school that is all about having fun and enjoying youth.
Cory is blessed to live in beautiful Burleigh Heads, the Northernmost headland in the series of point breaks that make up the Gold Coast.
He uses his 25 years experience surfing and the memory of how much he frothed over surfing as a kid to fuel his passion in teaching not only kids but big kids at heart to improve their surfing not only in the ocean but on land as well.
He is ardent about life, sports and the ocean, he has invested a shit ton of his time travelling to major surf breaks all over the world, however he still believes that the best barrel of his life was in his own backyard with the 12 foot tube at Burleigh!
Cory left a well paid job and started a wonderful school in one of the most amazing surfing spots in the world for all of those who want to learn how to surf in a captivating and exciting environment. He learned a lot in the way and recognizes that starting a business requires a lot of time, work and effort, but deeply believes that a lot of it depends on the attitude and enthusiasm you face it with. If you are struggling to get your things done, check this 6 week Get Shit Done Plan: https://www.barrelsandbusiness.com/6weeksprint
In this episode we chat about how coaching in any area of your life helps you accelerate your performance to no end.
We also talk about how Cory spotted a gap in the market, how he pivoted his business to survive Covid, and his best coping techniques to deal with the loss of a loved one. Furthermore, we dive into how you can serve your customer better by thinking what is best for them and adding additional revenue streams to your business, and we go over the top three tips on how to build your mindset and keep yourself motivated.
00:01:02 - About Cory’s best barrel ever & Little Frothers00:11:29 - Swapping income to be able to have the lifestyle desired00:21:17 - Advice for groms when dealing with variables at sea00:23:02 - SmoothStar as a marketing affiliate for a revenue support00:25:37 - SmoothStar surf skate to teach surfing biomechanics on land00:30:14 - Teaching different levels and teaching patterns00:33:57 - Mindset to organize a business leaving negativity behind00:37:06 - What keeps Cory motivated? 00:44:57 - Finding a gap in the market to do surf coaching00:47:33 - About Cory’s positive mindset during covid crisis and how he keeps moving forward00:55:04 - The reason why Cory has a positive lense on life01:03:19 - Three top tips from Cory
Key Takeaways & Quotes
Create your coaching business in an attractive way so that people want to come back. “The experience I can create for people is why they come back”Generate income in your business by offering more things to your clients. “If I have one frother, what else can I offer him?”Learn the biomechanics of surfing by using surf skates on land. “Bogging the rail in surf is quite common, I want to be able to show that on land”. Success is about happiness and health, and that depends on a positive attitude. Stay focused with what you want to do and avoid negative people.“Learn when to say no and when to say yes”Become a good coach by relating in a positive and personal way with people. “Staying focussed comes down to how good at coaching you can be to somebody, how you can relate to somebody in a sense to make them feel comfortable”Having a coach can help you improve your performance in any sport or any specific task in your career “As a little boy I didn’t have someone come with me surfing and I have realized how long it took me to get good”If you always focus on what you don’t have, you will never have enough. Covid time is a great opportunity to re-energize and discover what we really want to do and can do. “Look