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Kayaking River Skills - RiverStrokes
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River Skills Foundations
Course Fee 80 per person.
Location RIVER CAMP
Duration 1 Day 9.30am - 4.30pm
Places Maximum 6 Available

Course Content

rolling Stability
rolling River Features
Capsize Drill
rescues Forward Paddling
leadership Kayaking Skills
Eddies

rescues Sideways
Ferry Gliding
rescues Teamwork
leadership Safety
leadership River Trips
Planning

"Learn about kayaking on rivers in Wales " - Dan


Starting with calm flat water sessions to build your confidence, then progressing towards a flow at grade 1.

Under the guidance of an experienced coach. the day will provide you with practice time to learn some boat control skills. Looking at your understanding of rivers and how to paddle safely down stream. Kayaking is a great way to explore the countryside and when you are in control and work as a team you can progress to white water kayaking.

Make new friends on this course and give yourself a great start to paddling rivers. You will gain to practice routines to improve your control and move up to the next grade of whitewater.


canoe Morning - Blade control and Turns
The day starts with meeting the other members of the course. After sorting the kit out we will go on flat water to introduce or improve on skills required for River Kayaking.
camping Afternoon - Flow Skills
The group will be introduced to river features and hazards that we find on moving water. The river skills on a gentle Grade I section of the river Wye. Looking at eddies and ferry gliding skills.


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