About Wanda Nippers Training
Wanda Nippers offers a wide range of training session – free to all our registered nippers.
- Beginner to advanced levels catered for (except surf board riding)
- Nippers attending water sessions must be proficient (pool and ocean swim completed)
- Nippers attending training must be in the applicable age groups for the current season - ie only proficient u9-u13 nippers can attend board sessions
- Parents with a bronze medallion, who attend a water session, must assist with water safety
- Parents must remain with children at training sessions
- Nipper must wear pink high-vis rashie at water sessions, inlcuding wade
- Nippers who arrive late or leave early, must let the coaches know.
Please note - most training sessions have now finished for the season. Saturday sandhill sessions will still continue with the Jock Athletic team - these are open to any u9+ (and parents!), why not come along and give them a go?
||Current Training Schedule|
u9+ Beach sprint training - 4.30pm at Wanda: starts, technique and maximum speed
u9+ 1km & 2km run training - 5.15pm at Wanda: sand efficiency running, longer to mid intervals and boosting anaerobi threshold and race tactics, suitable for beachies and iron person competitors
Both sessions run by the Jock Athletic team
u9-u13* Board training - 4.30pm at Gunnamatta Bay with Nathan Smith's Star Academy team and Club Coach Todd Lester
u9-u13* Board training - 6.00am at Wanda with Nathan Smith's Star Academy team
u9+ Track training - 5.30pm at Sylvania Athletics Track with the Jock Athletic team: starts, explosive speed and technique
u7-u8 Wade training - 4.30pm at Wanda with Club Coaches Jason and Tim
u9-u13* Board training - 4.30pm at Wanda with Nathan Smith's Star Academy team
u11-u13* Iron training - 6.00am at Wanda with Nathan Smith's Star Academy team
u9+ Sandhills training for sprinters & flaggers - meet 6.55am at Greenhills carpark: resisted speed work and explosive speed, great for increasing your starting strength and accelearation phase
u14 2km beach runners training - meet 6.55am at Greenhills carpark: speed endurance, lactate tolerance, resisted speed work and soft sand efficiency
Both sessions run by the Jock Athletic Team
u9-u13 Surf swim technique training - 8.00am at Wanda with Club Coach Pat Warn: wave catching technique and learning to become quicker in and out of the water
u9+ Beach sprints relay training - meet 8.45am at Wanda, at the sprint track
u11+ Board rescue training - meet 11.00am after nippers at the waters edge
State march past training - meet 8.00am at Wanda on the beach
A number of other training sessions are provided throughout the season - please check back regularly for updates on when these sessions will commence.
SURF BOARD RIDING
for u10-u14 who are proficient (pool and ocean swim complete)
Nippers attending this training must already be able to surf and be interested in competing in surf board riding - this is not a learn to surf session