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Seminar - Musculoskeletal issues / Ask a pilot

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Seminar - Musculoskeletal issues / Ask a pilot

  • Gateway Bowls Club Willingdon Road White Cliffs Business Park, Whitfield CT16 2JX England (map)

Musculoskeletal issues

Speaker:  Paul Massey

Firstly how to prevent issues.  Should you experience musculoskeletal injuries, what's the best approach to treating and restoring full function again? 

As a channel swimmer and physiotherapist with extensive sport related experience, Paul will share some of his top tips.


Advice from a pilot

Speakers:  Neil Streeter & Stuart Gleeson

This session will be more of an informal chat, no stand up presentation.  These are the sorts of things we'll cover, feel free to come armed with all your questions.

Choosing your crew

- How many do you need?

- What experience do they need?

- What is the role of the crew?

- How to work with the pilot and their crew?


Boat Facilities

Learn about what you can expect to find on board


Kit for the day

Less is more!  Learn what you really need to bring and what you should leave at home.  More about this next week.....


Weather, tides, start times, etc....

Your chance to find out what the arrangements for the day will be.  Use the opportunity to ask all those questions you're dying to ask.  Let's demystify the arrangements.