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Stand Up Paddle Board - 5 week programme

Monday 15 May 2017

After a very successful Come & Try Event on the 6th May, Cork Sports Partnership and Atlantic Offshore Adventures are delighted to announce that registrations are now open for a 5 week Stand Up Paddle Boarding Programme beginning Saturday May 20th 2017,  Lee Fields, Carrigrohane Straight, Cork City. This programme is open to the general public and those who particpated in the Come and Try event. The two timeslots available are limited to 8 places, so secure your place by registering below. All equipment is provided so bring your adventurous side and can do attitude!!

Programme itinerary:
  • Week 1: Forward Paddling. Reverse Paddling. Intro to J Stroke (Paddle Skill)
  • Week 2: Stopping. Forward Paddling Straight Line. Steering while underway
  • Week 3: Movement on the board. Becoming more relaxed on the board. Improving strokes learned
  • Week 4: Introduction to Pivot Turn. Using the Pivot Turn on a course.
  • Week 5: Recap of all skills/Different Types of Boards and Paddles. Intro to self-rescue and assisted rescue. Any questions and where to next.
  • Dates: May 20th, May 27th, June 10th, June 17th, June 21st (please note one week break for June Bank holiday weekend)
  • Where: Lee Fields
  • Timeslots: 14:00-15:00 or 15:15 - 16:15
  • Cost: €50 per person
  • Contact: James - jkirby@corksports.ie or call 021-4347096


What do participants need to bring:
  • Old Shoes
  • Swim Wear
  • Towel Fleece/Jumper
  • Water/Snacks etc.
  • A can do attitude



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