Advanced Skills Coaching
Advanced Skills Coaching

Advanced Skills Coaching

Grade 4/5 rivers Scotland wide

2 - 5 days

1:4 Ratio

From £200

For the paddler looking to progress their paddling skills and confidence on more complex rapids and steeper features.

Develop your paddling & hone your skills with quality coaching & instruction
Course Content
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Advanced Skills Coaching

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.


Advanced Skills Coaching

*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.

 
 
Advanced Skills Coaching
Requirements

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.

 
Your Instructor/s

Jonny Hawkins

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.

Jonny Hawkins
Jonny Hawkins
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