Training

Training schedule as at 26 August 2018.  Please refer to the latest Wanda Nipper News email for training changes.
 
  September Training Schedule
Tuesday

u9-u10* Board training - 4.15pm with Todd Lester

u11-u13* Board training - 4.15pm with Star Academy 

Location to be advised

Thursday

u9-u10* Board training - 4.15pm with Todd Lester

u11-u13* Board training - 4.15pm with Star Academy 

Location to be advised

Saturday

u10+ Sandhills training - 6.55am at Greenhills carpark with Jock Athletic

Sunday

u9-u10* Board training - 9.00am at Wanda with Todd Lester

u11-u13* Board training - 9.00am at Wanda with Star Academy 

 
*It is important that all u9-u13's are doing at least 2 swim sessions per week in addition to board training.
 
u9-u10 BOARD TRAINING with Todd Lester
for u9-u10 who are proficient (pool and ocean swim completed)
- any parent attending board training, who has their Bronze, must help with water safety. If your child regularly attends training, consider getting your Bronze so you can assist too. Contact lifesaving@wandanippers.com.au to find out when the next course is.
 
u11-u13 BOARD TRAINING with Star Academy
for all u11-u13 who are proficient 
- any parent attending board training, who has their Bronze, must help with water safety 
 
BEACH TRAINING with Jock Athlethic
for all u10+
- this training continues year round and is great for all sprinters, flaggers, 1km and 2km runners and water athletes alike
 
BEACH SPRINTS AND FLAGS TRAINING
for u8-u14's
- now finished for the season, please check back for updates
 
SURF SWIM TRAINING
for u9-u14's who are proficient (pool and ocean swim completed)
- now finished for the season, please check back for updates
 
WADE TRAINING
for u8's who are proficient (pool swim completed)
- now finished for the season, please check back for updates once the 2018/2019 season commences
 
SURF BOARD RIDING
for u10-u14 who are proficient (pool and ocean swim complete)
- now finished for the season, please check back for updates once the 2018/2019 season commences
- for nippers who can already surf and are interested in competing in surf board riding - this is not a learn to surf session
 
u12+ R&R
for u11+
- now finished for the season, please check back for updates once the 2018/2019 season commences 
 
MARCH PAST TRAINING
- now finished for the season, please check back for updates once the 2018/19 season commences 

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)
  • 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 vest at water sessions
  • Nippers who arrive late or leave early, must let the coaches know (esp in water).
Board and ironperson training
For u9-u14 proficient nippers
Runs all year round. Number of session per week varies according to the time of year.
Board and ironperson training builds fitness and teaches nippers board skills including starts, popping and rolling, catching waves, bunny hopping and finishing.
 
Wade training
For u8+ proficient nippers
Runs during the season
Wade training will teach your child starts, wading, porpoising, wave jumping, wave diving and resurfacing, finishing and baton changing for relays.
 
Surf swim skills training
For u9-u14 proficient nippers
Runs during the season
Build surf swimming fitness and skills
 
Surf board riding
For u10-u14 proficient nippers, who can already ride a surfboard
Nippers must bring a surfboard with legrope
Nippers will learn correct surf etiquette as well as some heat strategies and a few tips along the way.
 
Board rescue training
For u11-u14 proficient nippers
Runs during the season
 
Sandhills
For u10+ nippers
Runs all year round every Saturday morning
 
Flags and sprint training
For u8+ nippers
Runs during the season
 
Beach relay training
Run during the season in the lead up to specific carnivals
 
R&R training
Run during the season
 
March Past training
To be advised
 
Pool Rescue
Run May - July each year
Pool Rescue is a surf sport discipline open to u12-u14 nippers. Pool Rescue events nippers can take part in include: Obstacle race, Line throw, 50m Manikin Carry, 50m Brick Carry, Patient Tow (instead of manikin tow) and 50m fins race.

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