The Yellow group aims to be getting comfortable on grade III whitewater and learning how to incorporate the basics of canoe slalom.
By the end of yellow group they should be able to paddle down the whole 2000 Olympic course completing basic slalom courses. Here we also being to learn how to utilize whitewater features such as "stoppers/holes" and "waves" to navigate the river and our slalom courses. By the end of the yellow group athletes should be able to move to orange group
The Yellow group is two sessions a week but are encouraged to attend rolling sessions (not included in term fees). Recreation passes for Penrith Whitewater stadium is also not included.
Understand how to self rescue (push boat to side and empty)
Ability to live roll moving water
Rapid sprint grade III (paddle down the rapid) with minimal 'eddie' hopping
Own Equipment provided
3 to 4 sessions per week with a strong focus on white water confidence.
Happy surfing a wave/stopper
Live roll on white water
Know the components of a wave/stopper
Breaking into eddies at desired heights
Can do easy staggers and upstream on moving water
Can do a hand roll on flat water
Basic crossings using stoppers and waves