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Sea Kayak Coaching Workshops: Foundation Skills

Sea Kayak Foundation Skills Coaching Workshops

Sequential Foundation Sea Kayak Paddling Skills

Workshop 1: 16th April 2017: 9.30 - 16:30


Workshop 2: 23rd April 2017: 9.30 - 16:30


Workshop 3: 30th April 2017: 9.30 - 16:30


Workshop 4: 20th May 2017: 9.30 - 16:30


(Other dates available in June, July and August by arrangement);


Cost: £40 per person per workshop (BACS, PayPal)


Course reference: SKC-01


Location: South Cumbria coast e.g. Roa Island, (or inland venue depending on the weather);


For: beginners and intermediate sea paddlers who want to develop their foundation skills, confidence and ability in a sea kayak;


Ratio: Max 1:6


A series of sequential sea kayak coaching sessions (two sessions per day) aimed at beginners/improvers covering the foundation skills that you use every time you paddle:

  • Forward paddling; achieving an effective forward power stroke;
  • Connectivity and power transfer;
  • Body-boat relationship;
  • Steering and correcting track; edging, paddle shift and lateral thrusts;
  • Momentum-maintaining turns; rudder strokes and low-brace turns;
  • Static turns and manoeuvring; sweep and draw strokes;
  • Stopping the kayak, reversing and reverse-turning;
  • High-efficiency paddling for longer journeys;


To enquire further and to book a place on this event please call 07721 906030.




Sea Kayak Foundation Skills Coaching