The week provides 5 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 short trip with some gentle rapids.
Day 1 Monday - 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.
Day 2 Tuesday - 9.30pm-4.00pm The second day is all about the river trip. the group will be introduced to river features and hazards that we find on moving water. The river trip will be 3 miles on a gentle Grade I section of the river Wye. Looking at eddies and ferry gliding skills. Controling our decent within the group.
Day 3 Wednesday - 9.30pm-4.00pm Focus andopen trianing on techniuqes, the flow, teamwork and trip planning. Custom sutied to individual and group skill level.
Day 4 Thursday - 9.30am-4.00pm On this river trip we will look in more detail moving around the river features. Rescue practice is also covered during the trip downstream.
Day 5 Friday - 9.30pm-4.00pm The final river trip will be 5 miles including 30 grade 2 rapids. All the weeks skills will be put into practice and a de breifing over coffee to conclude the week.