Waka Ama Technique Clinic, 27 June, for Intermediate Level Paddlers

Tunui a te Ika and Hikoikoi are jointly hosting a waka ama technique clinic as part of a strategy to support our members and paddlers within the Wellington region to excel in the sport of Waka Ama. Depending on interest further clinics may be held.

These workshops are free to Tunui and Hikoikoi members; a small fee applies to non-members ($10 includes sausage sizzle). All welcome.

The clinic will be held on Sunday 27 June at Hikoikoi, Petone from 9.30am ending at 3pm. Cancellation will be by text, please provide your contact number on the attached registration form.

The day will include land and water training including:

  • Video analysis of paddling technique
  • Mechanics of stroke
  • Dynamics of Team
  • OC1 and OC6 paddling
  • Boat run
  • Training percentages 50/70/80/100
  • Question time

No reira e te whānau waka ama, register your interest now by completing the registration form and sending to Niks Grace (Tunui Secretary) nicola.grace@vuw.ac.nz or 0276946362. All enquires can be directed to Niks also.

The coaches that will be running the workshops are Graham Finch and Lyall Reedy.

This is a great opportunity for coaching and networking with paddlers in the Wellington region, not to mention a fun day out on the water!