Training

Nobby’s Beach SLSC offers a training program catering for members who wish to keep fit and healthy whilst also improving their surf lifesaving skills across a range of disciplines. The Club caters for a range of abilities from elite athletes to beginners. All members are encouraged to attend training sessions tailored to specific groups accordingly. The program aims to encourage club unity and has a ‘team focus’ to foster the development of participants both socially and competitively within the club.

The program is progressive throughout the season and builds towards major competition at the end of the season. The overall structure of the program is developed to cater for surf sports competitors in our club from nippers through to masters. Weekly plans generally consist of morning and afternoon sessions at a variety of locations. 


Coaching Team

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Nick Marshall - Head Coach

Background:

  • Previous Australian Junior Development Team Assistant Coach

  • Current South Coast Branch Interbranch Team Coach

  • Current SLSQ High Performance Development Team Coach

  • Current Director of Medical Services for the Australian Lifesaving Team

  • Physiotherapist for the Australian Lifesaving Team, QLD Cyclones Interstate Team

  • Previous coach at Kurrawa SLSC and Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park SLSC

MURDOCH FINCH - Beach Coach

Background:

  • Former Australian and World Beach Flag Medalist

  • New Zealand HP Squad Member & Current International Representative

  • Current South Coast Branch Interbranch Team Coach

  • 2017/2018 South Coast Branch Rookie Coach of the Year

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Matt Roser - Surf Ski Advisory Coach

Background:

  • Former Assistant Coach of the Australian Men's 1000m Sprint Canoeing (Kayak) Squad based at Australian Institute of Sport facility at Pizzey Park.

  • Substantial knowledge working with athletes competing at international and Olympic level

  • Previous National Sprint Canoeing Medalist

  • Previous Ski Coach at Surfers Paradise SLSC and Palm Beach SLSC

To stay up to date with all surf sports related training info, members should join the Nobby’s Beach SLSC Surf Sports Training Group on Facebook. For further enquiries, please contact Nobby’s Beach Surf Sports Officer John Buckley.