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As part of the Rebel Session 2017 we hosted the Waves for Change surf instructors from Muizenberg, Macassar and Monwabisi for a training session in search and rescue.They spent the day with NSRI Kommetjie on Saturday, today they visit the Air Sea Rescue team at Red Cross AMS and then they go to NSRI Simon's Town and NSRI Gordon's Bay. We have had a great time learning from each other and forging new friendships.Waves for Change provide safe spaces, caring mentors and weekly 'surf therapy' sessions to vulnerable children, giving them the skills to cope with stress, regulate behaviour, build healthy relationships and make positive life choices.Pictures ©Nic Bothma/RebelSessions2017 NSRI Kommetjie Station Commander welcomes the group and outlines the plans for the day Rebel Sessions 2017 - NSRI training day with Waves For Change coaches - photograph © nic bothma A Waves For Change coach simulates a rescue swim Charles McHelm from NSRI's WaterWise Yazi Ngamanzi joins the discussion Kitting up. Safety First.
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