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Adult Beginners Kayaking Course Details (Weekend Course)

The course covers the following:

  • An understanding of the basic safety rules of canoeing
  • An ability to enter and exit a kayak correctly
  • Forward paddle, reverse paddle and stop.
  • An ability to turn while stationary using forward sweep stroke, reverse sweep stroke and a combination of forward and reverse sweep strokes
  • Simple draw stroke
  • Low brace
  • Turning on the move
  • Edging while the kayak is moving
  • Lower body rotation
  • Capsize drill
  • An ability to assist in an assisted X rescue and/or an H rescue

Our Level 2 skills courses and assessments are fully certified by Canoeing Ireland.

**WWKC club will review your application before verifying acceptance onto the course and as a member of the club.**

Please Note:

  • This course is Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • The Friday session will be in the evening and will either be a Zoom equipment talk, or an introductory talk at Wild Water Club

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