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Wow sessions!

Surf Steps WOW (Walk on water) sessions.

Introduction to a variety of Watersports-surfing, Paddleboarding , surf lifesaving sport and rescue over  6 one hour per week sessions for 8-18 year olds.

Introductory  6 week block is an amazing £30 p.p! (if you bring your own wetgear) and £60 without.

  • Tuesday and Wednesday 5-6pm at Surf Steps
  • Ages 8-18
  • Equipment for hire for parents/guardians  if you want to get on the water while the sessions are on.
  • Turn up, suit up and ready to go for 5pm.
  • Introductory 1st six weeks  £30 (bring your own suitable gloves/booties/wetsuit) or £60 including hire.

 

For further info or to book, contact Surf Steps 07733895538 or info@surfsteps.co.uk

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Pigs did fly! South Coast Classic Surf Comp

Nice little write up on the comp we ran on Saturday 

Paddle technique video-“Catch before drive”

Hi all, great little video from paddle technical training on Saturday. Rob twinged his back so was coach and videographer. He did a smashing job, great analysis and feedback on the footage.

This was so helpful for my improving my catch phase and worth a watch if you’re serious about SUP!

for more info and/or training with us:

robstewartfitness

andyjoyce.info/sup-paddle-coaching/

Icon Classic Open Ocean Ski Race-A stand-up’s eye view

Blown out to sea!-had to tack back to shore, not so easy for a little guy on a big 17'6" board:-)

Blown out to sea!-had to tack back to shore, not so easy for a little guy on a big 17’6″ board:-)

“The (Icon) Classic course doesn’t come without its challenges. Morte-Point (French for Death Point) didn’t get its name without good reason! This headland has a dark history of ship wrecking on its sharp jagged rocks and should only be navigated at certain times of the tide….”  (Extracted from http://iconsports.eu/icon-classic-2015/ )

Read on……if ye dare!

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Please read and share-it may save your life or others

Cold water SUP-wetsuit, leash and some people nearby!

Cold water SUP-wetsuit, leash and people nearby!

Hi all, small water safety article I wrote this week, please spread the word: http://www.paddlenation.co.uk/#!Cold-Water-Shock-Please-SUP Safely/c1sa2/558044ce0cf2997278212992 

Stretching my understanding-now I know why yoga is important (finally)!

The position you put your body in is essential to good paddling perfomance. There’s still a bit of work to do here:-) but where and how?

“Power is nothing without control” -John Morris

Focus should be on the correct technique first and foremost. Using yoga tailored to your sport is a good way of doing this………REALLY?

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Pushing the boundaries-The Head of the Dart race 12/4/2015

Billed as the "World Fastest Paddle Board-ever!" Is it?

Billed as the “World Fastest Paddle Board-ever!” Is it? Read on and judge for yourself.

Last September after the Starboard conference, I got in my head to try the sprint unlimited
in a race, how fast is it? Do something that perhaps hasn’t been done before, push the boundaries!The opportunity to do a race in the UK and overseas (perhaps) on an unlimited board is very limited:-) How about the Head Of The Dart (HOTD)?

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