Surf Squad presented by SunSmart is a surf sports coaching program run by Surf Life Saving WA and open to members aged U12 – U15 from any WA Surf Life Saving Club.

Surf Squad provides specialised board, surf swimming, and Ironman coaching and training in a fun and supportive environment, from some of Western Australia’s top surf sports athletes.

WHAT WILL PARTICIPANTS LEARN?

Topics and skills covered in the program will include;

  • correct technique
  • board handling
  • race transitioning
  • training knowledge
  • racing tips; and
  • pre-race preparation

WHO IS SURF SQUAD FOR?

Surf Squad is for any SLSWA member in age groups U12 – U15 interested in improving their surf sports skills in a fun, supportive environment.

PROGRAMMING & COACHES

Surf Squad is coordinated and programmed by SLSWA High Performance Officer Andrew Mosel, who is also a former Nutri-Grain Ironman Series competitor; and SLSWA Surf Sports Officer and ASTCA Bronze Licence Swim Coach Graham Snook.

The training sessions will be coached by experienced Western Suns state team members and champion WA athletes Soraya Lee and Matt Colliss.

WHEN & WHERE

Surf Squad presented by SunSmart will first launch with an October school holiday program and continue into Term 4.

Programs will run through until the SunSmart WA Surf Life Saving Championships in March.

October School Holiday Program

Registrations now OPEN – Register here.

Location:    Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club
Cost:$70 per child (GST inclusive) 2 weeks / 6 sessions
$40 per child (GST Inclusive) 1 week / 3 sessions
Registrations:Register HERE
Dates:  
Week 129th, 30th Sep and 1st October 20209.00am -10.00am (U/12 & U/13)

10.15am – 11.15am (U/14 & U/15)

Week 26th 7th & 8th October 20209.00am -10.00am (U/12 & U/13)

10.15am – 11.15am (U/14 & U/15)

*Participants can register for the full two-week program, or Week 1 or Week 2.

Program Sessions

DaySession Objective
TuesdayTechnique
WednesdaySurf skills and board handling
ThursdayTransitional work & pre-race tips

Term 4 Program (5 x week block)

Registrations now OPEN – Register here.

Locations:Fremantle SLSC & Mullaloo SLSC
Cost:$100 per child (GST inclusive) 5 weeks of 2 sessions/week
$60 per child (GST inclusive) 5 weeks of 1 session/week
Registrations:Register HERE
Dates:
Term 413th October – 12th November 2020

Tuesday & Thursday

4.30pm – 5.30pm (U/12 – U/15)

Enquiries, please contact Surf Sports.

All participants must be SLSWA members and have completed their 2019/20 competition evaluation.

Please note participants will be required to provide their own board, hi-vis vest and drink bottle. We also recommend participates bring a wide brim hat and wear a long sleeve rash vest under their hi-vis vest.