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Pool & River Kayak Rolling - RiverStrokes
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Kayak Rolling - Pool Course
Course Fee
Inc Pool + Notes
350 per person.
Including indoor pool fees per day
Accommodation NOT INCLUDED
Baskerville Hall Hotel - HR3 5LE
5 days
Monday - Friday
10.00am - 4.00pm
2 - 3hrs Pool Time
Media Pictures and video feedback daily
Kayak Gear We provide white water Kayaks, Dry cags, Wetsuits, Paddles, Helmets, Spray Decks and Bouancy aids.
Maximum Places 4 Available

Rolling Steps
Indoor Heated pool
Course Notes

Rolling a kayak improves your confidence.

The kayak roll is one of the more tricky maneuvers to master, and may take regular training sessions. Rolling will become a very important part to advancing your kayaking skills. We understand paddlers fears or concerns and have a patient style to improving your skills.

This course is great for improving your confidence and support strokes highlighting a stable paddling position. The rolling technique can be a big leap in your learning, it is important you understand the actions required for a good effective roll, without putting strain on your body.

We do not say you will roll on the day, as all paddlers learn at their own pace. Breaking the kayak roll down into small sessions we use a simple method of teaching the roll and will tailor the training to suit your ability. This rolling course is great to improve your confidence upside down in a kayak and understand how to paddle more balanced and support yourself effectively.

Course Content

white water introduction Capsize Confidence
Setup Position
Body Movements
Finish Position
Rolling Mistakes

You Need to Bring

white water introduction Suitable base layer
white water introduction Nose Plug
Full Kayaking Gear
Towel for changing

"Its a memorable feeling rolling a kayak for the first time " - Dan

canoe Meeting - 10.00am - Breifing

Meeting at the hotel. The morning session is all about learning theroy and steps behind the roll. Breaking down the body movements and head games into 3 main steps

Pool Session - Rolling / Practice
After a short break we begin to work on the 3 main elements of the roll and put them together. Working on timing and getting the right parts of the body working to roll the kayak. We use video feedback in the pool to help you fault find your roll
The rolling process takes time to undersatand and complete. We will discuss your next steps and outline your progression.
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