Event

Title:
SISKA SPRING TRAINING: Blue Dog Kayaking: Advanced Workshop - FULL
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Date:
Apr 26/19 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Description

Blue Dog Kayaking

Advanced Workshop - Friday April 26th

 

Lead: Dave Nichols

 

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

o who you are

o why you’re here

o what are your goals for today

Participant Exercise – Beach Talk/Safety Briefing

Instructor Led Advanced Stroke Clinic – kayak maneuverability under momentum

o Forward Stroke

o Bow Rudder

o Sweep (forward and reverse under momentum)

o Stern Rudder

o Low Brace Turn

o Stroke Blending Participant Exercise

The 4 Corners

Towing

Lunch

Risk Assessment presentation and group discussion –

o CLAP

o SAFER

o Me, we, the weather & the sea

o “The Lemon Theory”

Advanced Rescues

o Assisted Rescues – choice of rescue and technique for conditions

o Self-Rescues – choice of rescue pros and cons

o Advanced Towing scenario (all participants) dealing with an injured paddler on the

water

De-brief

Finish approx. 4pm