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Toa o le Tai®

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Toa o le Tai® - Surf Life Saving Sports & Jr Guard Training is a program founded by Bruckner Chase and Dr Michelle Evans-Chase. Toa o le Tai is Samoan for Ocean warriors and is the name of the program started with the ocean warriors on the South Pacific island of American Samoa. The Toa o le Tai® program is also in Camden, New Jersey to train its first group of ocean heroes on the East Coast of America.

Activities of the Toa o le Tai®[edit]

➢ Train, race and have fun learning open water swimming and paddleboarding skills used by ocean lifeguards in Australia, California, and South Jersey
➢ Train to compete in surf life saving races using rescue equipment, techniques and skills of ocean lifeguard athletes
➢ Learn how to be safe in and around the ocean and open water
➢ Discover the knowledge and skill required of ocean lifeguards, marine scientist and aquatic professionals

Location[edit]

The group trains at the Kroc Center of Camden Aquatic Center.

Requirements[edit]

The participants should be between 13 and 18 years old and able to pass a basic aquatic skill and comfort test.

Dates[edit]

  • open session tryouts: 28 February 2015
  • first 4-week program on Sundays between 8-29 March 2015

Mission[edit]

Empowering Athletes and Inspiring Ocean Conservation

Toa a le Tai Camden Introduction[edit]

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