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New Zealand Holiday
NEW ZEALAND
January
White water kayaking adventure. Experience a kayaking holiday during a New Zealand Summer
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Weekend White Water Kayaking Skills
Course Fee 250 per person. Deposit to book a place 125
Accommodation 4 Star self catering 2 nights - Arrive Fri / Dept Sunday
Location/Venue Brecon / Talybont on Usk
Course Duration 2 Days Training, Saturday and Sunday (9.30am -5.00pm )
Media Provided Digital pictures and a MPEG4 HD video on request
Kayak Equipment We can provide white water kayaks, Dry cags, Wetsuits, Carbon paddles, Helmets, Neoprene spray decks and bouancy aids included in the course fee.
Maximum Places 6 Available
Paddling Ability

Confident with control strokes and experience of moving water. Great experience to work towards your 3 star ww kayak or just feel confident and in control on the river.


Grade II white water kayaking weekend in Mid Wales.
The aim is to make you more confident in moving water and give you a set of kayaking techniques to practice. This course will give you a greater understanding of Grade II white water river skills. Personal feedback will be given throughout the weekend and advice to progress your paddling .


This holiday course provides 2 days of training to control your kayak on Grade II white water rivers. If your looking to improve your skills and knowledge of the river environment this weekend is ideal to increase your kayaking confidence and control on the river, and enjoy the challenge.

We think grade II rapids provide a good training level to enjoy river kayaking and increase your white water kayaking skills and progress your paddling. The course runs from comfortable accommodation and relaxed surroundings.

white water introduction Equipment, Hazards and Safety
white water introduction Capsize Drills / Rescues
River Awareness
holiday Stable Paddling / Confidence
wales Edge control, blade skills
Stroke Combinations and Timing
Effective Forward Paddling
Using the Flow and eddies
weekend Effective ferry gliding.
break Wave surfing introduction
" Enjoy the river with new skills and make new friends! " - Dan

Weekend Accommodation Included

Self Catering for the group during the course.
A spacious detached farmhouse provides 7 bedrooms and plenty of large rooms for briefings and meal times. Ample parking space and gardens. Talybont on Usk is only a 10 minute walk to village pubs and more to explore.

Set In the Usk valley on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.


break 4 Star rated Character Farmhouse
break Double and single rooms
break Large lounge with Log Burner
break Hot Showers and large kitchen
break WIFI Broadband
break Meeting / Breifing point


canoe Friday Evening
- Arrive 8.00pm - 10.00pm

Saturday
- River Trip 9.30am - 5.00pm



Arriving before 8pm, we will introduce all course paddlers and have a relaxed breifing for the weekend. You will have time to settle into your rooms. During the morning briefing we will talk through kit and safety. The first 4 mile trip begins, with 30 Grade II rapids and lots of fun featuresWe will go through the kayaking skills and river tactics during the day.. Teamwork, control, awareness are all important aspects to becoming a good white water paddler. We will get you thinking!
canoe Saturday Evening
- Review 7.00pm - 10.00pm
canoe Sunday
- River Trip 10.00am - 5.00pm


After some reflection of the days paddling we will hold an evening breifing to review photos of videos captured during the day. The second day is all about improving on your own style using either the same or a different river. You will get the chance to experience surfing several river waves, improve ferry gliding and tune up your river reading and boat control skills. De breifing before leaving the accommodation.
 
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Location - Wales
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River Usk and Wye.


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