Introduction to Whitewater

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2 Days
£180

This course is aimed at paddlers wanting to experience moving water or those who have paddled rivers graded 1-2 who are wishing to solidify their paddling skills. 

A roll is not necessary for this course. 

This course is split over 2 days.

Day 1 - Skill assessment and development on a river trip.

Day 2 - Skill development in a more advanced environment.

Skills Covered:

  • River reading

  • Effective use of paddling strokes

  • Effective use of eddies

  • Crossing the flow

  • Edge control 

  • Rescue Techniques

  • Basic use of surf waves​


Kit required for the course (available on request subject to availability):

  • Fully outfitted kayak

  • Quality kayak paddle

  • Whitewater helmet

  • Buoyancy aid

  • Cag 

  • Wetsuit 


If you own any of the above equipment please bring it along and let us know on the booking form.

Please note the price does not include:

  • Travel

  • Accommodation


You must bring:

  • Suitable footwear (trainers or wet shoes) no hiking boots

  • Layers of warm clothing 

  • Lunch 

  • Hot drink