Kayak School
3 Day River Skills Weekend - RiverStrokes
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River Skills Foundations
Course Fee 200 per person.
Location Glasbury on Wye
Duration 3 days
Places Maximum 6 Available

Course Content

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

rescues Sideways
Ferry Gliding
rescues Teamwork
leadership Safety
leadership River Trips

"Learn about kayaking on rivers in Wales " - Dan

The long weekend provides 3 days of training and fun on the water learning to paddle a kayak safely on the river. Starting with calm flat water sessions to build your confidence, then progressing towards a 5 mile river trip with some gentle rapids.
canoe Day 1 Saturday - 9.30pm-4.00pm
The day starts with meeting the other memebers of the course.After sorting the kit out we will go on flat water to introduce or improve on skills required for River Kayaking. In the afternoon we recap and practice foundation strokes.
camping Day 2 Sunday - 9.30pm-4.00pm
The second day is all about the river skills, the group will be introduced to river features and hazards that we find on moving water. Looking at eddies and ferry gliding skills. On this day, we will look in more detail moving around the river features. And training routines to improve your control
Day 3 Monday - 9.30am-4.00pm
The final day river trip will be 5 miles including a grade 2 rapid. All the weeks skills will be put into practice and a de breifing over coffee to conclude the weekend.

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