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5. HEALTH & FITNESS » Watersports

DRAGON BOATING

Course ID 41776
Price $90.00 (GST included)
Status Module is finished.
Location FFB Dragonboat Club, Bank Street Pyrmont
Tutor FFB Dragon Boat Club
Sessions 3 sessions of 2.4 hours
Start date Saturday, 14 October 2017
Finish date Saturday, 28 October 2017
Time 7.00am - 9.15am

Dragon boating is an energetic water sport, and a great way to work out and get fit while having fun and meeting new people on the waters of beautiful Sydney Harbour. If you want to get on the water, be part of a social group and work on your fitness levels then come and give dragon boating a go.

This 3 week taster course will give you the opportunity to join a team of 20 paddlers on a dragon boat and learn the basics of the sport. You will learn to engage muscles in different parts of your body, timing with the rest of the team and a range of dragon boat paddle strokes and calls. Putting all this together you will experience the excitement of racing with your team against another boat.

Dragon Boat racing is one of the fastest growing team sports in Australia that allows almost everyone to get involved all that is required is a sense of fun, being part of a team and the motivation to get fit or even fitter!

Materials

What to Bring:

We supply the paddle. You’ll need:
*A short sleeve T-shirt or rashie
*Board shorts or exercise shorts
*Covered shoes (that you won’t mind getting wet)
*A water bottle
*Sun protection (inc a cap and sunblock)
*A towel and dry change of clothes

Please advise of any pre-existing medical conditions prior to class.

Other Information:

Meet at the car park at 2 Bank St Pyrmont, which is located under Anzac Bridge, about 300 metres past the Sydney Fish Markets. There is on street meter parking available. For more information go to www.myffb.com.au

About the presenter

FFB Dragon Boat Club - get peddleing
FFB Dragon Boat Club - get paddling

Our coaches are accredited with Dragon Boats NSW.

FFB Dragon Boat Club Inc is a social and competitive club located at Bank St in Pyrmont, on Blackwattle Bay. Our coaching team Ken Tinyow, Jenny Kerswill and Anthony Pun are accredited coaches and between them have over 30 years of coaching experience. They are passionate about sharing their love for this sport and the fitness, fun and sense of community that it brings to all involved.


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