Canoe Slalom

Canoe Slalom - How to get involved - Titans Sports - Tauranga Boys' College

TEACHER IN CHARGE: Mr. R. Sperling
ASST TEACHER IN CHARGE:  Ms Abby Sorrenson
 
TRAINING:
All training is done through Canoe Slalom BOP. They have full time coaches and look after all paddlers in the Bay.  

You can contact Mr. Sperling r.sperling@tbc.school.nz or coachmatt@canoeslalombop.co.nz


VENUES:  
Y9 & 10 Novice paddlers starting Kayaking
Training at Waimarino Adventure Park after school from 4-5pm for 2 nights per week per Term.

Contact coachmatt@canoeslalombop.co.nz

For the most up to date nights that coaches are running sessions. Once the paddlers become more confident they move up to training on the Carters slalom site in Judea.

Transport from TBC to Waimarino after school by using school bus or by car pooling. CSBOP sometimes have a van transport service if enough paddlers require it.

Y9-13 Existing Team Members
Kaituna and Tarawera River’s for more advanced paddlers, plus other rivers around the North Island. Morning training is at Waimarino or at the Carters Building slalom site in Judea.  Plus training camps, special coaching sessions, senior mentoring, river rescue and other social days not included in price.

UNIFORM:  Members of the Kayaking team that attend Secondary Schools competitions will be issued with a Titans tracksuit. 

EQUIPMENT:  Y9 & 10 Novice paddlers starting in the sport 
All kayaking gear is provided at the beginner level for the Waimarino training. 
Personal gear required is togs and towel plus warm clothes after any sessions.

Y9-13 Existing Team Members
Own gear and boats required or hire from school. Some boats such as C1 and C2 are supplied by the school.

COSTS:  
Tauranga Boys' College Titans Kayaking Administration Fee $20 for all paddlers.
This covers school administration, maintenance of boats and storage costs of our equipment and travel expenses for the teacher in charge to get to some of the training sessions.

COACHING FEES:

Current costs are around $15.50 for 1-3 sessions a week, $7.75 for any extra sessions. Rolling is separate and charged at $10 per session. These can change. See Canoe Slalom BOP for the most up to date costs.

These are invoiced on a term-by-term basis directly by Canoe Slalom BOP.

EVENT DATES:

Sat 24 Feb        BOP Canoe Slalom Champs

Sun 11 Mar       North Island Canoe Slalom Champs

24-29 Mar         New Zealand Secondary School CAnoe Slalom/Boatercross/Freestyle Champs

INTERESTED:

Students that are interested in Kayaking are to meet with Mr Sperling in the Academy R15 next to the hockey turf Friday lunch time (or any other lunch time if they forget).