How does Coasting work?
Coasting is a Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) program for women to help them start their journey to a healthier more active life. Coasting is an initiative of VicHealth which falls under the “Changing the Game initiative. It offers the chance to experience Stand Up Paddleboarding and helps provide an avenue for continued participation in SUP. Coasting offers participants a chance to embark on “your journey,” to get out on the water and try a new emerging activity that is SUP. The program consists of 3 phases that include an introduction to equipment, how to use the paddle, how to correctly stand on the board and paddle, turns, water safety and much more!
- Holding the Paddle
- How to Paddle
- Mounting and Dismounting Safely
- How to stay safe whilst on a SUP
- Basic Warm Ups
- Turning your SUP
- Different Paddling Techniques
- Putting everything into practice
- Different types of SUP
- Linking turns effectively
The most important part of the Coasting program is that you get out there and have fun!
Surfing Victoria Run Sessions:
Torquay (Cosy Corner) - 4th November 2017 - ENTER HERE
Aireys Inlet - 5th December 2017 - ENTER HERE
Williamstown - 9th December - ENTER HERE
Sandridge - 12th December - ENTER HERE
STAY TUNED FOR MORE SESSIONS TO COME!
Get Involved at a Coasting Delivery Centre
Surfing Victoria’s network of affiliated SUP Schools will provide female specific Coasting Sessions to further your SUP skills and meet new people. The schools are located all around Victoria along with some targeted sessions in locations that dont have SUP schools. Check the map below for your closest centre and get involved today!