Our experiences in the ocean combined with our sports science, educational and lifeguarding background truly places you in a knowledgeable and safe hands. With as sense of adventure a healthy does of respect of the ocean and sense of fun your experience with us will leave you not only more skilled but with a new found sense of confidence to tackle more challenging conditions. The focus of this clinic is to develop open water paddling helping you to hone a wide range of ocean paddling skills. If downwind paddling is what you want to do you can book our downwind SUP clinic by select downwind from the ocean skills clinic menu and click on SUP.
The Ocean Sports Centre will be our base. Situated on the beach (literally) we will take the opportunity to refuel and rest between paddles and cover topics a wide variety of topics from hydration to popping waves or turning race buoys. We have WiFi and can access the latest paddling content online, watching some of the best paddling from around the world.
Some of the topics we will include are:
- negotiating shore break and surf line
- rough water paddling techniques
- dealing with head & side winds
- Racing starts
- buoy turns
- race tactics
For the performance oriented paddler go to our Performance section for details of our functional sports science testing packages. SUP surfing options can also be selected from the the drop down menu in the ocean skills clinic section.