Blue participants are now trying to get as comfortable comfortable as they can sitting in their boats.
They have paddled once or twice before but they are keen to play lots of games on the water, go for exploratory paddles and practice splashing all the while picking up a the skills needed to controlling their slalom boats.
Participants will be enrolled for 1 session a week. With rolling session being an additional encouraged session but is not included in fees
Equipment will be supplied
Willing to get wet
A desire to learn how to control the boat
1 session a week, developing key strokes and having fun on the water.
The technical objectives for this term are:
Get into and out of, boat and equipment unassisted
Empty a boat with assistance
Perform an arcing/J stroke
Know how to adjust the foot pegs in a boat
Paddle straight for 100m
Attempt an Eskimo roll on flat water
Can remember and repeat courses
Ability to intentially lean the boat/ 'edge'
Complete a wet exit
Know how to T rescue
Never put on deck with pull tag tucked in
Know who to alert if someone else is in trouble