Nippers Training

Junior Development Training Squad Program

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BMD Northcliffe Surf Club have what we believe is the best coaching facility in Australia. Our training program is available to all junior activities members in the U8-14 age groups who wish to improve their skills and fitness.

All sessions are free (include pool sessions) and are included in your membership.

    • Stroke correction, skills and race preparation
    • Some craft provided. Suggested that members purchase their own craft
    • No mals available for U14 members
    • May require wetsuit as temperatures decrease (Winter)
    • Sessions held at the club, Lake Hugh Muntz and Evandale lake.
  • SWIM
    • Must be able to swim 200m freestyle to attend sessions squad sessions
    • Stroke correction and fitness training
    • Will require goggles and flippers (other equipment is provided)
    • No squad / pool fees required
    • Sessions held at TSS (The Southport School)
    • Sprint, flag and relay training
    • Technique and race preparation
    • Sessions held at the club
  • IRON
    • Changeovers, transitions, ins & outs, body surfing and surf skills
    • Will require goggles and craft, running gear
    • Sessions held at the club, Broadwater
    • Running training including technique, stretching and core work
    • Will require running shoes, running gear and drink bottle
    • Sessions held from the club
  • SHP
    • School Holiday Program
    • Extra activities and training session, weekdays of the School Holidays
    • Sessions held at the club between 9-11.00am for U8-14 members


  • SURF CLUB   Cnr Thornton St & Garfield Tce, Surfers Paradise
  • THE SOUTHPORT SCHOOL (TSS)  Winchester St, Southport
  • RIVER   Sunshine Blvd, Opposite Oceanic Dr, Miami
  • BROADWATER ENCLOSURE  Washington Waters Park, Southport opposite Australia Fair

Below is a profile on our coaches.

Head Junior Coach

Chris joined our coaching team in 2010 guiding our members to their first ever Junior State Title. He joined Northcliffe in 1985 rowing boats before switching to individual board and iron competition winning numerous State and Australian Masters medals. He has over 6 years Junior coaching experience.
Contact Mob: 0424 257 112  Email:

Assistant Junior Coach

Tiarne has been involved in Surf Lifesaving since joining as an U/6 nipper in Sydney. Her favourite event was the board race where she picked up several State medals before competing in the board riding events. She is also the BMD Northcliffe Surf Club Junior Activities Co-ordinator.Highlights:
  • 17 x Masters Australian Gold medals
  • Australian Women's Short Board Riding Champion x 4
  • Australian Women's Long Board Riding Champion x 7
  • Australian Women's Board Rescue Champion 2001
Contact ph club : 07 5539 8091  Email :

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Cnr Garfield Terrace & Thornton Street,
Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217
Telephone: (07)5539 8091
Facsimile: (07) 5531 7071

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Postal Address:
BMD Northcliffe Surf Life Saving Club
Po Box 980, Surfers Paradise,
Queensland 4217,



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