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training

Have you reached the end of your knowledge and know you still want more gains in preparing you physically for races through the year? Increasing your cardio provides you that extra fuel to get you over the finish line. The body weight workouts help your endurance and muscle conditioning when the tanks empty.

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technique

Do you find yourself overthinking through a long-distance race about technique and how to sustain energy and maintain the most efficient rate? Stroke into a strong headwind is long and strong, and you can feel and successfully ride waves in this condition. Our programs teach you to work smarter not harder!

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workouts

Do weather conditions disrupt consistency to your water training? Working the large muscle groups on land is a positive alternative. Legs, lateral, and core work are the best groups to focus and will deliver results. Our programs have a range of land workouts to focus on.

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programs

#trainlikeaking programs are selected based on your training history, current mileage, and goals for the future. Our programs are carefully structured using periodisation that builds your pyramid from the foundation up, putting you through different phases of training from endurance, to threshold, to maximal and race specific training. Complete our survey to find out which program best suits you.

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features

water training

Improving paddling performance through periodized training phases and detailed paddling workouts.

land training

Improving cardiovascular fitness through supplementary training that compliments on water performance.

fitness

Building specific muscular endurance, strength, power and stability for outrigger canoe paddling.

support

Get in touch with our support team for assistance with your training program via chat or email.

Train Like a King

NEXT LEVEL

If you’re looking to take your training and racing to the next level and Train like a King¬Ě, whatever your experience level, choose one of Tupu King’s training programme options. Programmes are affordably priced and taught by accomplished and experienced trainer King, who graduated from the University of Waikato with a Master of Sport and Leisure Studies. See more about King here.

 

online training programs

12 week programs

  • aotea program


    • Online Personalised Program
    • 12 week phased training
    • Long Distance event
    • On Water + land training sessions
    • Full Support team access
    • Weekly Video Tips + Guides
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  • Tainui Program


    • Online Personalised Program
    • 12 week phased training
    • Sprint Distance event
    • On Water + land training sessions
    • Full Support team access
    • Weekly Video Tips + Guides
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  • aoteawai program


    • Online Personalised Program
    • 12 week phased training
    • Long Distance event
    • On Water only training sessions
    • Full Support team access
    • Weekly Video Tips + Guides
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  • tainuiwai program


    • Online Personalised Program
    • 12 week phased training
    • Sprint Distance event
    • On Water only training sessions
    • Full Support team access
    • Weekly Video Tips + Guides
  • join us

16 week programs

  • aotea program


    • Online Personalised Program
    • 16 week phased training
    • Long Distance event
    • On Water + land training sessions
    • Full Support team access
    • Weekly Video Tips + Guides
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  • Tainui Program


    • Online Personalised Program
    • 16 week phased training
    • Sprint Distance event
    • On Water + land training sessions
    • Full Support team access
    • Weekly Video Tips + Guides
  • join us
  • aoteawai program


    • Online Personalised Program
    • 16 week phased training
    • Long Distance event
    • On Water only training sessions
    • Full Support team access
    • Weekly Video Tips + Guides
  • join us
  • tainuiwai program


    • Online Personalised Program
    • 16 week phased training
    • Sprint Distance event
    • On Water only training sessions
    • Full Support team access
    • Weekly Video Tips + Guides
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  • Kurahaupo Stroke analysis


    • A detailed stroke review and analysis via video submission
    • Techniques to improve your paddle stroke
    • General tips to help improve overall stroke efficiency
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to find out which program is best for you

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Testimonials

no stone unturned

Quite simply, if you want to become a faster more efficient paddler, you need this programme. Tupu leaves no stone unturned, giving you all the tools you need to take it to the next level. Not for the faint hearted but worth every penny.

Dave Farelly

I've seen the gains

I reached out to Tupu to get started and have not been disappointed. It's a heavy load but I've seen the gains I've made and am so glad I've taken this path. I look forward to working through Tupu's programs in the future.

Jess Vranjes

rewarding results

This program is designed to transform not only my overall fitness & physique but my focus. This program provides a realistic and achievable standard for rewarding results. I look forward to my growth as a competitive paddler.

Alley Laybourn

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