Introductory paddle technique session info


putting the Elite through it's paces, Shanklin

  • Group ratios: 6 to one coach max
  • Instructor is Surf Lifesaving GB rescue and 1st Aid qualified
  • Area and activities are risk assessed.
  • Introduction

Background, what specifically would you like to know about?

The primary aims for paddling

  • The paddle is the most important

The Importance of the right paddle

Type, size, length

Look at other people’s paddles for suitability

Try out different types and sizes

Get the length right

  • Principles of effective paddling:

  • Movement fundamentals for paddling effectively

  • Movements practice with video and analysis.

  • Further actions post course.