4 x 2.5 Hour Sessions
This course Is for anyone who wants to improve certain aspects of kayaking flat water areas. Which will underpin the skills needed, if or when they wish to move onto other environments, be it moving water, touring or large bodies of open water.
During the course we step back to our beginnings, working through a range of skills to understand how they work. Enabling you to take the lessons you learn away and practise!
We will cover:
Connectivity and outfitting
How to get in and out at different landing points
Effective Forwards paddling
Keeping forwards momentum
A range of turns
Holding speed through turns
Effective Backwards Paddling
How to stop spinning
How your body position affects what you do
Different options for moving sideways
How to use spray decks
Simple rescues and quick fixes
What to carry
What equipment you need
How to check river levels
I’m aware this is a long list which is why this course is split into 4 x 2.5h sessions
This course is available to anyone from complete beginners and those who want to tweak a number of aspects in their paddling.
At the end of the course you will receive the British Canoeing Explore award!
Kit required for the course: (available on request subject to availability):
Optional Kit subject to availability:
As with all our courses we believe in High quality, Low ratio courses, therefore this course will run with a maximum of 4 candidates.
We do need a minimum of 2 candidates to run this course