Paddling Training Clinics 2020

Take your paddling to the next level with Takapuna Boating Club's  6-month training clinic programme.

Led by former Olympian and World Surfski Champion Teneale Hatton and CRNZ Coach of the year Gavin Elmiger, as well as special guest instructors and presenters, this is a not to be missed opportunity to learn from the best and advance your paddling whatever level and type of paddler you are.

This programme includes 6x on-water sessions and 6x land-based clinics over 6 months and will cover everything from paddling technique to training programmes, strength and flexibility for paddling and race tips to get you performing to your potential.

Dates: Click here for the full schedule including topics and presenters


Classroom clinics (Wednesdays 6.30pm- 8pm)

On- water clinic (Sunday 2pm-4pm)

Session 1

Wed 24th June

Paddling technique part 1 with Craig Mustard

Sunday 28th June

Session 2

Wed 22nd  July

Paddling technique part 2 with Craig Mustard

Sunday 26th July

Session 3

Wed 19th August

How to train well with Gavin Elmiger

Sunday 23rd August

Session 4

Wed 23rd  September

Stretching/Flexibility for paddling with Teneale Hatton

Sunday 27th September

Session 5

Wed 14th  October

Strength training for paddling with Gavin Elmiger

Sunday 18th October

Session 6

Wed 18th November

How to Race- tactics & nutrition with Teneale Hatton

Sunday 22nd November


Who: Whilst targeted at intermediate level surfski paddlers, this programme will be beneficial whatever type or level of paddler. You need to have a boat that you are comfortable in on the ocean.

Cost: Takapuna Boating Club members $300, Non-members $600

Limited to 25 paddlers so get in quick.
Register now


If you have any questions, please contact Danika at or 021 202 6154