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Moving Water Kayak Development Course

Moving Water Kayak Development Course

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Moving Water Kayak Development Course

This 2 day Course is aimed at paddlers that have the basics of kayaking but want to improve there skills and confidence on moving water

We will be working towards the British Canoeing White Water Kayak Personal Performance Award during this course, we will give you an action plan at the end of the course to show what you need to work on to become a better paddler.

If you are at the correct level we can give you the award

We have a maximum of 4 people attending the course so we can get the best

On Day One we will be based on a short section of moving water that we can run time and time again and we take a look at the following topics

  • Personal kit for paddling on moving water

  • Fitting your boat out for moving water

  • Group safety on the water

  • Body positioning and looking at future water

  • Planning a route down the river

  • Crossing the Flow

  • Exiting the flow

  • Using river features to get around the river

  • Dealing with Mishaps

  • Short river run

  • Review of the day

On Day Two we will take what we have done on day one and practice it on a river trip while looking at the following topics

  • Planning river trips

  • Group kit on trips

  • Descending the river as a group

  • Playing the river

  • Review of the day

Can't see the Course for you, Contact us and we can put together a bespoke course for you

If you would like more information about the session please Contact us here

Under 18's are welcome on these session if accompanied by a parent or guardian on the water

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