Event

Title:
SISKA SPRING TRAINING: Blue Dog Kayaking: Paddlers Workshop - FULL
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Date:
Apr 25/19 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Description

Blue Dog Kayaking

Paddlers Workshop – Thursday April 25th

 

Lead: Dave Nichols

 

Start 9:00am – Meet and Greet at Gyro Beach, Cadboro Bay

o who you are

o why you’re here

o what are your goals for today

Participant Exercise – Beach Talk/Safety Briefing

Instructor Led Stroke Clinic – The Core Paddling Strokes

o Low Brace – 10 mins

o Sweep Strokes (forward and reverse)- 20 mins

o Pivot Turns with Edge – 10 mins

o Stopping – 5 mins

o Draw Stroke – 15 mins

o Forward Stroke – 30 mins

o Reverse Stroke – 5 mins

Video Assessments – 30 mins

Lunch

Risk Assessment presentation and group discussion –

o CLAP

o SAFER

o Me, we, the weather & the sea

o “The Lemon Theory”

Rescues

o Assisted Rescues – all three, T, UPSIDEDOWN T, PILLION

o Self-Rescues – SCRAMBLE & PADDLE FLOAT

o Bow Rescue to be demonstrated by instructor team

De-brief

Finish approx. 4pm