Clearwater Beach Classic Clinics

Puakea Clinics at Clearwater Beach Classic

Friday, October 23rd 

OC-1, OC-2, OC-6, and Dragon Boat Stroke Technique Clinic

  • Time 
    • 12pm to 4pm (4 hours)
    • All paddlers to be on site and checked in between 11:30 and 11:45
  • Cost 
    • $80 Per Paddler
    • Must be Pre-Registered on PaddleGuru prior to the event
  • Location: 1001 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
  • Information: Johnny Puakea clinics are a combination of dry-land and on-water work will cover the key bio-mechanics to set you up for successful and injury free paddling, including a detailed analysis and correction of all aspects of your outrigger or dragon boat stroke
  • What’s Included 
    • Stroke mechanics. New facts vs old theories
    • Teamwork and importance of synergy in the canoe, how to think and have both
    • Training methods for both OC-1 and OC-6 and styles for long term goals
    • How to make the best of your equipment
    • Use of OC-6 canoes with a designated steersman
  • What’s Not Included 
    • Paddles
    • OC-1 or OC-2 – If you would like technique training on these types of paddling crafts please bring your own OC-1 or OC-2 with you.
    • Beverages – Make sure you bring hydration!
  • Notes 
    • Clinic will run approximately 4 hours
    • Video sessions available but the amount of paddlers in attendance will determine how much time we have to spend on video sessions
    • With detailed analysis, you will receive an individual stroke prescription for you to take home and practice in order to improve your overall paddling skills.


Saturday, October 24th

SUP Stroke Technique Clinic