This five day course on grade II and III white water's an ideal confidence booster - whether you have limited experience on moving water, you've had a knock in confidence due to a 'big swim', or you've simply been 'out of your boat' for a few years. It's designed for kayakers who have some white water experience and want to move up to intermediate level. the confidence to move on to the intermediate course. Our friendly, highly qualified team will spend time helping you to consolidate your existing paddling skills before developing your balance and moving on to more advanced techniques. You'll get an in-depth insight into river reading, rescue and you'll develop your roll.
You'll develop your existing skills, gain a more in-depth insight into river reading, rescue and further develop your roll. You'll leave feeling more comfortable and relaxed on the water so that you enjoy your paddling more than you ever thought possible.
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
What to Expect
On day one, we'll revisit the fundamental skills underpinning white water kayaking. You'll spend the rest of the week on a series river trips to develop your practical skills. We'll also deliver a number of static site-based coaching sessions. Throughout the week, we'll also cover essential safety and rescue skills to enable you to stay safe whilst paddling.
You need to have some white water experience, and be able to perform a flat water roll.
Develop your white water skills to tackle the challenges you set yourself more in style.
Jon 'Spike' Green
We want to help you focus on achieving your goals, so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development. What's more, you'll have access to our extensive range of paddling equipment and clothing to use whilst honing your chosen skills. You just bring yourself, your 'can do' attitude, and determination to achieve excellence.
All you really need to bring is sufficient base clothing to wear, and some suitable footwear. Our stores have a wide range of Peak UK soft wear as well as paddles and poles. We have an extensive selection of kayaks from a range of manufacturers. This is an ideal opportunity to try something new if you'd like to. If you prefer the familiar, feel free to bring your own kit.
You should have kayaked fairly recently but not necessarily in white water. You should be fit enough for an active five days.