Todays interview is with Jared Rosenberg, probably the fittest man ever to join us on the podcast! Strength and conditioning coach and frothing spearo, he is joining forces with us to help create our SpearReady program! Do spearos need strength and conditioning training? Jared makes a pretty good argument to say yes! As spearos, we use our whole body in ways that don’t fit into the normal gym or exercise routine – Jared solves this problem with his awesome business Earth and Ocean Fit which helps all sorts of people get fit and strong for their needs. We chat about the advantages of strength training for spearos, funny stories and the usual banter you’ve come to expect!
Todays interview is with Ben Rupnik & Tom Sandstrom as we chat all about the 2024 Australian Spearfishing Nationals, 20-26 April 2024! Shrek and Tom are teaming up for this true pairs spearfishing competition and today they chat to Ben Rupnik, the AUF WA Spearfishing Chairperson for tips, tricks and local knowledge. This is a shoredive based comp with a huge hunting ground, fitness, technique and the right gear are going to be essential to success here. Find out what target species they will be hunting, where they should be looking, what gear they need to bring along and loads of other interesting things about the spearfishing nationals!
Todays interview is with Straddie Spearo Course Legends who attended our beginner course 4 and 5 as well as the group that joined our intermediate spearfishing course! Hear stories from each of the courses and meet the legends that joined us! From big first’s to PB’s, stories of success and struggle and everything in between, listen in on the conversation and join in the stoke! A massive thanks to everyone that joined us over these trips! If you want to join us on the next one, visit SpearfishingCourses.com.au!
Todays interview is with Matty Turner from the Becoming A Bowhunter Podcast! The on-land equivalent of Noob Spearo, the BAB Podcast aims to help Noob bowhunters get into the sport, get equipped and become more effective hunters. Hear some epic stories from hunts, the struggles of learning to stalk animals, what to do when things don’t go to plan and so much more! We also chat about butchering, packing and eating wild meat. There are some definite similarities and differences in bowhunting vs spearfishing but both sports can learn from each other, get first hand info on everything you wanted to know about becoming A Bowhunter!
Todays interview is with Prime Hall, a former MARSOC Raider, an Entrepreneur, Founder, CEO and Master Trainer | Coach, underwater fanatic and pioneer of Deep End Fitness and a new underwater sport: Underwater Torpedo League! Although he doesn’t do much spearfishing, Prime has some unbelievable stories and experiences from his time in the military and how that shaped the man he is today. He runs Deep End Fitness which hosts underwater training and runs the UTL: think undewater rugby + hockey. Prime was also a guest on the Sean Ryan Show, hear the advice he has for dealing with mental health, going through trauma and overcoming difficulty. A bit of a different episode but full of great life advice!
05:00 Welcome Prime Hall!
09:30 What has shaped your life and given you a love for the water?
13:20 Machine guns to pool training
16:30 Deep End Fitness
23:20 Your military history, trauma and a buddy system
Todays interview is with Dave Scholefield! President of the South Australia Gulf Skindivers club and a frothing competition spearo, he has a bunch of great tips to improve your spearfishing, find better fish and be a more effective spearo. Some hilarious stories of his rivalry with Rob Torelli, inspiration to get your own kids into the water and so much more! Another great guest to interview, thank you all so much for supporting the Noob Spearo podcast in 2023, we will be back next year with loads more!
06:25 Welcome South Australia Gulf Skindivers president: Dave!
06:55 Tell us about South Australian diving!
09:50 Tell us about the Gulf Skindivers spearfishing club!
14:30 Club culture and competitions, value of being in a club
20:20 Shorediving in SA: do you need a boat?
24:40 SA target species and great eating fish
33:05 Harlequin Fish and self-regulation
38:45 Torelli and crayfish diving in SA
45:20 Cray size limits
48:35 Commercial abalone diving
52:45 Competition spearfishing
01:00:20 Family man spearfishing: diving with your family
01:05:10 How to take your kids spearfishing
01:16:35 Your favourite species to hunt: Flathead
01:21:10 State titles story: rivalry between you and Rob Torelli
01:26:30 Finding landmarks and navigating to scouted spots
01:28:30 How do you scout spots?
01:33:00 Physical fitness and preparation for a comp
01:36:55 Overturning of a spearfishing ban in Adelaide!