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09/02/2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Could this be you?
You’re a strong paddler with a desire to be part of the community?
If that sounds like you – come and learn how you can improve your skills and knowledge of kayaking in order to support others.
On Wednesday the 9th of February you’ll meet with Elena and Geoff who are running special training sessions with a view to creating a pathway to becoming a flat water guide and instructor.
Or if you’re not quite ready for that, you can join in to improve your own skills then you’ll be able to help your peers.
What’s the Flat Water Award all about? Read on to find out more-
Step 1: Begin by improving your personal paddling skills to achieve the Flat Water Skills AwardStep 2: If you feel ready – learn how to look after others on the water and become a Flat Water Instructor or Guide
NB: Participants will be paddling in kayaks without a rudder in order to learn more advanced strokes.
9th FebruaryOverview and introduction to Award and Possibilities of InstructorPaddle Log and Resources60 – 90 min 6.30pm
16th FebruaryActivity Planning – float planBoats and structure of boatsSafety GearKnots6.30 – 8.3023rd FebruaryNavigationWeatherBrief intro to HRA6.30 – 8.3019th February Full Day – All instructorsSkills – strokes, rescues, towingPaddle Log entries and PA resourcesPaddle Australia docs rights responsibilityMinimal Environmental Impact
There will be a nominal fee involved. Details coming soon