Kanocentrum Arjan Bloem PaddleLife Surfski Workshop - Amsterdam

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

Poelweg 1-B, 1531 MD Wormer, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands


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PaddleLife Workshop - Amsterdam (FULL Day) Partial Approval -€120.00

Surfski workshop with Sean Rice

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Sunday, 23 April 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

About the Events


PaddleLife is back in Amsterdam and we can't wait!



PaddleLife, along with the support of it's sponsors, presents, The PaddleLife World Tour 2017!

An extensive tour of the world dedicated to spreading the sport and lifestyle of surfski paddling to as many people as possible. We have some awesome events and workshops lined up. 


All workshops are conducted by international surfski champion, Sean Rice. Sean is an extremely experienced surfski coach and conducts his workshops in a friendly and relaxed manner. Each paddler will come away with a whole new field of surfski knowledge and will experience an unforgettable day on the water with one of the best in the sport. 


PaddleLife prides itself on offering a high quality learning experience. All workshops are limited to a small group of participants to ensure everyone gets one-on-one experience. Each workshop is adjusted accordingly to suit the level and speed of the group. This workshop will be a full day of fun and consists of land based theory and water-based drills. The workshop is suitable for ALL levels.


Break down of the days activities:

09:00 coffee at Kanocentrum Arjan Bloem

09:30-12:00 Technique session and flat water practice

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-16:00 Session on the sea (Downwind, open water paddling techniques etc)



Topics covered in the workshop:

- Setting up and optimising your boat to suit you

- Paddle Stroke Technique for Surfski

- Run riding, downwind and surf skills

- Stability drills and techniques

- Remounting and safety on the water

- Race tactics

- Training tips and information

- Training motivation

- Pre and post-race nutrition

- Racing "tricks of the trade"

- Pre and post race preparation

& much more!


After the workshop, there will time for more "surfski chat". We can cover any topic you like and encourage questions!


This workshop is not to be missed!  Any level of paddler will benefit from attending the workshop and will have an evening of FUN and a super learning experience! We look forward to seeing you!


If you don't have gear then not to worry! We will have a range of surfskis available for any level of paddler to try.  So bring along a friend! Just let us know before!


Please note: 

Safety - all safety equipment is required: a PFD and a leg leash is compulsory

Please bring your own surfski and paddle (If you do not have these, please contact us and we will see what we can do!)

If you have any questions regarding anything to do with the above workshop or just anything to do with surfski paddling - contact Sean directly on:info@yourpaddlelife.com

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About the Organizer

PaddleLife is an organisation run by Sean Rice, international surfski champion. PaddleLife offers specialised surfski workshops and lesssons around the world. Our aim is to promote surfski paddling as much as possible.

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