Have experience kayaking and have completed river trips
9.30 am RIVER Camp
INDOOR POOL TIME
2hrs kayak Roll Training
4.30 pm Leave Pool
Rolling a kayak improves your confidence.
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.
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.
You Need to Bring
Suitable base layer
Full Kayaking Gear
"Its a memorable feeling rolling a kayak for the first time " - Dan
Meeting - 10.00am - Breifing
Meeting at the river camp. The morning session is all about learning theroy and steps behind the roll and support strokes. Looking at the Dynamic low brace, practice routines and application.. Understanding stability is the first steps to learning a good roll and helping your kayaking confidence
Pool Session - Rolling / Practice
In the afternoon we travel to the indoor pool. Working on 3 main stages 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.