Sprint Development Programme Open Session & Try-Outs

Saturday 8th September, 10am-1pm.

This session is open to all to paddlers and coaches with an interest in Sprint racing and we welcome you to join us to observe or take part! The Sprint Development Programme has made significant progress this season and are positioning themselves well to continue building on their achievements next season; we are looking to take more paddlers along for the ride!

If you are interested in attending or have any questions please contact Kieran; please indicate if you would like to attend as a coach or a paddlers. If you’re wanting to take your Sprint training and racing to the next level and join the Sprint Development Programme be sure to mention it!


Paddlers who are successful in their application/try-out to join the Sprint Development Squad will benefit from;

  • Free training for September and November
  • Strength testing and gym programming
  • An information session focussed on nutrition for performance with a Sport NI Nutritionist

Members of the Sprint Development Program;

  • Have access to CANI Sprint Equipment for training and racing
  • Complete a full sprint-focussed training program, with individualised gym programs, running 6 days per week
  • Have subsidised race fees for crew-boat entries at sprint regattas
  • Access app-based daily monitoring of physical condition (sleep, hydration, fatigue, etc.) and training schedule

The Sprint Development Squad will also be joining our Sprint Futures Programme a training camp in February in Portugal (planning for camp currently underway).


If you are unable to make the session but are interested in seeing how the squad is run and/or want to try-out for the programme please contact Kieran to arrange joining in on another session.

Saturday 8th September, 10am-1pm.

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