Anna Wood presents a Coaches and Leaders Webinar on July 5th

PaddleNSW is investing in the future of paddle education in NSW with the PAQS Leaders and Coaches Webinar Series. These one-hour webinars share expertise from around the NSW and national paddling community, and are targeted to current and aspiring leaders and coaches with time for questions and discussion.

Sprint coach Anna Wood in a black T-shirt, smiling in front of a rack of kayaks in soft cases.
Sprinter and coach Anna Wood.

Next webinar topic: Coach and Sprinter Anna Wood

When: Tuesday 5th July, 19:30 AEST

Topic: We are really fortunate to have Anna Wood, Olympian and Coach Extraordinaire join us for the THIRD webinar in this series. Anna has managed to fit us into her busy schedule as she shuttles back and forth from Europe with the Australian Para-Canoe Team.

Anna will be sharing her experience and knowledge as a physiotherapist, paddler and coach. She will discuss growth in teenagers together with neuromuscular control and joint stability. Then Anna will extend this knowledge to how young bodies adapt to paddling activities and training and the consequences of some common errors and bad habits. This webinar is a MUST for any Paddle Educator who works with young people in kayaks.

Where: Online, please join Anna’s Webinar from your computer, tablet or smartphone via

Note: The aim is to keep these webinars to 1 hour. They will be recorded and posted on the PNSW Youtube site. Note that the online booking is for 1.5 hours as a precaution and to also facilitate those of you who wish to stay online and ask Anna further questions.

About Anna: Anna competed in four Olympics. winning two bronze medals together with three World Championship titles. She, together with her doubles partner Katrin Borchert, dominated women sprint kayaking in Australia through the 1990s. Anna has remained active in kayaking after retirement from competition. She has played a big role in inspiring and developing young paddlers, was Olympic Coach Rio 2016-Tokyo 2021; practises as a Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist; and is currently the National Paracanoe Pathways Coach/Coordinator for Paddle Australia.

Check out all previous and upcoming webinars at Leaders Coaching Webinars

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