Develop your paddling & hone your skills with quality coaching & instruction
This paddler centred course is designed to help you develop a solid set of skills on grade 4 rivers. We will take time to discus where you are at with you paddling, what you would like to work on and any goals you have. This enables us to fully tailor our coaching to give you the best possible course. Depending on wee we are based and river levels, will paddle rivers such as the; Findhorn Gorge, Tilt, Bran, Roy, Spean Orchy, Etive, Coe and many more...
The sort of topics that we might cover:
Information gathering and planning a day on advanced rivers
Advanced river reading & scouting
Planning & executing moves with control
Improving & refining technical maneuvers
Building control and consistency to hit the line, every time
Mindset & anxiety control & tools to help with the psychological side of things
Driving the boat with confidence
Developing a solid & reliable boof
Exploring opportunities to play the river
At the end of each day we will review your learning and help you create an action plan to maximise your future progression. You will leave with an enhanced toolkit of skills to work on to increase your confidence, control and enjoyment of kayaking!
We aim to develop your paddling, and work closely with you to achieve your goals and give you the skills and confidence for an awesome time on the water. The low coaching ratio allows us to tailor the day to your needs and the low cost makes it affordable to every paddler.
*Scotland and the Highlands is full of awesome rivers to learn, train and play on. River sections will depend on snowpack run off, weather and water levels.
Comfortable Grade 3 paddler with some experience of Grade 4. A reliable whitewater roll.
You will need all of your own equipment, transport & accommodation (if required) for this course.
Jonny has a passion for adventuring in the outdoors and loves helping others to work towards their goals and expand possibilities. He prides himself on his relaxed, friendly approach and teaching the most up-to-date information in a safe and supportive manner.