New Sunday sessions well subscribed!

New Sunday sessions well subscribed!

News, Polo, Recreational, Uncategorized
Nomads practicing social distancing The second Sunday since Nomad's return to paddling was well subscribed with the first recreational session and the polo session both full and the second recreational session half full.As Chilly and the junior squad practiced on the polo pitch, the recreational groups paddled round Bury lake getting used to the feel of their boats (and themselves!) again before venturing further afield. This may not sound too exciting, but some games and high brace and skulling support practice livened it up considerably.The first opportunity for river paddling for confident paddlers will be on Sunday the 12th of July on the Thames trip at Henley.Please do renew your membership and sign up for the Sunday and Wednesday sessions and trips, which will run as much as possible depending…
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Development Polo – 0900 on Sundays

Development Polo – 0900 on Sundays

Polo
The Youth and Development Polo sessions commence again this Sunday the 24th May at 9am and will run every Sunday at this time until Sunday 19th July. Every sessions will conclude with at least two ten minute games after which participants are welcome to stay on for the general polo session at 10:30 or return to the clubhouse to get changed. The sessions will particularly focus on improving boat confidence, paddling proficiency, strength and ball handling skills later leading towards working as a team to maintain possession and scoring to win. Subject to how players get on, we plan to enter a youth and/or a development team to the London International Polo competition that takes place in South London over the weekend of 24/26 July. Please note that to attend…
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Rickmansworth Festival 16th/17th May 2015

Rickmansworth Festival 16th/17th May 2015

Event, News, Polo, Recreational
Next weekend is the Rickmansworth Festival and your club needs your help to promote the club and let festival goers know who we are and what we do. This means we can recruit more members and remain a healthy and active club. To promote the club, we will have an information stand at the clubhouse and we will be running ‘Come and Try’ sessions on Saturday 17th at 1pm, 3pm & 4.30pm and Sunday 18th 11.30am, 1pm & 3.30pm. There will also be Canoe Polo Demonstrations on both days at 2pm. Help is required from 10am on both days. Over the weekend there will be no formal recreational or polo sessions but there will be plenty of opportunity for all members to kayak at some stage during the weekend. How…
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Novice & Beginners Polo

Novice & Beginners Polo

Polo
Novice & Beginners Polo Training We are hosting polo training for novices and beginners every Saturday in October between 9am and 10.30am. You will need your usual change of clothes. Free for members of Nomads, the non-members charge is £5 a session. Novice & Beginners Polo League Do you want to play polo in competition with others of a similar ability, if so the Development League could be for you? Our first friendly tournament will be held in the aquadrome immediately after warm up training on Saturday 4th October and you are welcome to come along and watch or play. If you want to play please let Katherine, Malc or Chilly know before the day. Our second tournament is on Saturday 25th October in the evening at an indoor swimming…
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London International 2014 Results

London International 2014 Results

News, Polo
On the 26th and 27th July Nomad Kayak Club entered two teams into the 16th London International Canoe Polo Tournament 2014, hosted by Meridian Canoe Club. [caption id="attachment_1600" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 'Nomad Mixed' entered into Division 2, finishing in 4th place.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1601" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 'Nomad Others' entered into Division 3, finishing in 11th place.[/caption] The full results are below:
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Canoe Polo for Beginners

Canoe Polo for Beginners

News, Polo
The Nomad Kayak Club is actively looking to form and support a completely new development team. The team will be made up of club members that are complete beginners to canoe polo, guidance will be provided by our experienced squad members. This is a great opportunity to get involved in the sport, there will be a number of local competitions that the team will play in, all teams will be of a similar standard. The club will make the necessary equipment available to all involved. For more information, please contact: polo@nomadkayakclub.co.uk This is a great opportunity to experience canoe polo at a beginner level. Your club needs you… Malcolm Stagg Chairman, Nomad Kayak Club
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Newsletter 22/05/14

Newsletter 22/05/14

Event, Maintenance, News, Polo, Recreational
Rickmansworth Festival 2014 Feedback Across both Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of May the Rickmansworth Aquadrome hosted the annual Rickmansworth festival. The event is a prime opportunity for the Nomad Kayak Club to raise its profile, secure additional members and generally highlight the sport of canoeing. This year we were blessed with excellent weather which really made a difference, this good luck coupled with some fine planning from key members of the NKC committee saw us have probably our most successful event to date. Key statistics: 50+ NKC members helped across the weekend, many thanks to you all 75+ members of the public paid to ‘come and try’ canoeing A further 60+ members of the public are now keen to try canoeing at NKC This is all very promising and…
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Polo Team Results 2012/2013

Polo Team Results 2012/2013

Polo, Polo Reports, Reports
The Nomad Polo teams did well this year, with the ladies team winning every game and the 'A' team only just missing out promotion to division 1. Final positions are listed below. The full league tables can be found here. Nomad A – National Division 2, (ranked 13th from 100 teams in 2013) Nomad B – National Division 3, (ranked 39th from 100 teams in 2013) Nomad C – National Division 3, (ranked 37th from 100 teams in 2013) Nomad D – National Division 3, (ranked 59th from 100 teams in 2013) Nomad Ladies – National Division 1 Ladies, (ranked 9th from 15 teams in 2013) Nomad Youth – National Division 2 Youth, (ranked 9th from 13 teams in 2013)
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Canoe Polo Squads Review 2012-2013 Season

Canoe Polo Squads Review 2012-2013 Season

Polo, Polo Reports, Reports
Nomad A The clubs top players started the new season with renewed vigour, their aim to put last season’s missed opportunities behind them. They started well and created a platform from which to build – and build they did! Over the following six months they delivered a succession of mature performances that led them to the brink of success. Nomad A are now a force to be reckoned with, players at their peak who systematically destroy weaker opposition. The current team has been together for around five years; in that time everyone has progressed both in terms of fitness, agility, skills and guile. The 2012-2013 season needed to when everyone delivered, they did. April 28th saw Nomad A playing their last five games at the clubs home facility in the…
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