ORCKA Style Paddling Tandem Level 1

About the Course

Bring your paddling to a higher level. Tandem Style Paddling Level 1 teaches you how to have “finesse” in your paddling. Strokes are refined and perfected. Learn to paddle your canoe in smooth consistent movements and show off to your friends. This course is a pre-requisite for Canoe Guiding and Instructor level certifications.

 

COURSE CONTENT:

Safety: -Swimming -Retrieving a swamped canoe -Canoe over canoe rescue -Self rescue -Line toss and rescue Theory: -Canoeing heritage -Canoe design and construction -Canoeing dynamics -Canoeing first aid -Canoeing resources -Retrieving a swamped canoe  
Skills: -Pivots -Sideward displacement -Circles -Forward and reverse straight lines -stopping -Landings -Triangular course in wind -Slalom course -Portaging

What you need to know:

Prerequisite:
ORCKA Basic Canoeing, or equivalent certification, comparable skills, and experience (with permission of the course instructors).

Physical Difficulty:
Long day kneeling or sitting in canoe. Participant must be comfortable in water with lifejacket

Included:
Canoe, paddle, lifejacket, instruction.

What’s not Included:
Transportation, food, parking fees, or accommodation

The Important Stuff:

Course date(s): May 11, 2019
Location: Earl Rowe Provincial Park near Aliston Ontario

ORCKA Style Paddling Level 1

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