Kayak School
Summer GII Training - RiverStrokes
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Kayaking WhiteWater Skills
Course Fee 80 per person
Location Symonds Yat East HR9 6JL
Duration 10.00am - 5.00pm
Media Pictures on request
Places Maximum 6 Available

Grade II white water kayaking
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 course and advice to progress your paddling .

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

If your looking to improve your skills and knowledge of the river environment this day is ideal to increase your kayaking confidence and control on the river within grade 2 rapids, and enjoy the challenge.

Morning session

During the morning briefing we will talk through safety and goals. We will go through the kayaking skills, river tactics of white water kayaking. Strokes, and edge control. Using the gentle flow above the rapids to warm up.
canoe Afternoon session

The afternoon is all about application of skills on a section of grade 2 rapids. You will get the chance to experience surfing small river waves, improve ferry gliding, tune up your boat control skills and turning with eddies. Working on stroke timing and combinations within the flow.
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