Event

Title:
Advanced Paddlers Workshop - FULL
Calendar:
Date:
Apr 23/20 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location:
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Description

What:
Advanced Paddlers Workshop

When:
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Who:
This workshop is being led by Dave Nichols of Blue Dog

Details:
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 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 and Finish approx. 4pm

To register for his workshop click here

Cost:
The cost of this workshop is $30

Note:
This workshop is limited to 12 participants. There are currently no spots available for this workshop.