Elite Training DivisionMatt Grainger, Christo Hall and Shane Conwell currently run elite training programs for surfers of all ages and groups.
Elite Junior Surf Training Course
15th - 20th of January at Long Reef beach run by Matt Grainger, Cooper Chapman and Christian Cook (QBC Champ) focusing on technique, contest strategy and fitness. Bring a USB stick, wetsuit and board. Call 9977 6977 to book. Total cost $200.
Elite Training DivisionCongrats to Cooper Chapman (Manly Surf school student) for winning the 2008 Australian Title!!!
The program focuses on improving each surfers individual technique through video analysis and specific drills.
Other programs offered:
- Contest strategies
- Wave Selection
- Surfing fitness and injury prevention
- Sports Psychology
- Contest Assistance
- Healthy Lifestyle Concepts
- Sponsorship Management
Matt has trained the NSW State at the Australian titles for four years. He was nominated by Surfing Australia as Head Coach for the Mark Richards Australian Elite Training Camp in 2004, and was also Head Coach for Sydney, in the NSW Institute of Sport Program. He has trained Tom Whitaker (current top 10 World tour) and Chelsea Georgeson (World Champ 2005). He is currently Surfing NSW Coaching Director, and is a current trainer for Surfing Australia’s Level 1 and 2 training coaching courses and has won a NSW State Title. He also continues to push big wave surfing within Australia every swell he can get his hands on.
Shane is an Avalon Beach club champion, Northern Beaches, and NSW finalist. He is Head Coach of Palm Beach Surf School which he has successfully run for the past 8 years. Shane is a Level 2 Coach, currently getting good results training Long Reef ripper Robbie France.
Christo has competed on the WQS circuit for the past ten years with solid results. He is a Northern Beaches Champion and North Narrabeen Champion of Champions. He currently trains Laura Eneva, Davey Cathels and Dave Vlugg and is a Level 2 Coach.