Kayaking Skills Session 1 - Essential Skills
Here comes Spring and with it comes the warm clear days and rising water temperatures. The return of Migrating Wildlife and Marine Life at this time of year is prime for perfect paddling and our Session 1 Kayaking Skills Program will ensure you have the basis of good Technical Skill and the ability to be able to problem solve and recover from an inadvertent capsize. The prime focus being on Self Sufficiency, this course will also concentrate on assisting others as we venture out with friends and family members.
Jervis Bay Kayak Co Courses are highly recommended by JBK & Our Partner Sea Kayaking Travel Operators Worldwide to ensure you have the understanding of Mishap Management and Equipment Familiarity required for extended journeys.
Jervis Bay Kayak Co are a National Training Provider for Australian Canoeing ensuring your program meets with the highest standards of safety and care. All of JBK's Programs use Australian Canoeing Professional Sea Kayaking Instructors and Guides.
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JBK's programs are set up to achieve confidence from the basic essentials of Session 1 through to the Professional Levels of Instructor and Guide. Whether you are wanting to touch up the skills for that Day Trip or your planning to get away from it all on an extended paddling trips these programs will leave you feeling comfortable that you have the skills to meet the demands of the upcoming cooler months.
Book in now, to take your Kayaking to the next level. Fun, Social and Informative your next Kayaking Course will ensure that you are up to speed and your technique is set for the long season ahead. Our courses cover everything from correct technique to rescue practice and it doesn't matter what type of kayak you are paddling, be it Sit On Top or Touring Kayak, you should book in now to one of our sessions to make sure you get the value out of your gear.
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Details :Reinforce your new skills with an Jervis Bay Explorer Sea Kayaking Trip under the supervision of one of our qualified guides. See dates for these trips in our Adventure Division Link.
Course Details :
1 Day - 7.45am - 1.30pm approx
Complete Tuition and advice.
Morning Tea / Fresh Fruit / Cake / Coffee and Tea.
2) Equipment Orientation.
3) Individual Fitting of Participants to Sea Kayaks.
4) Sheltered beach for dry run paddling exercises.
5) Paddling Technique. ( Dry Run )
· Forward Stroke
· Minimum Stress Paddling
· Reverse Paddling
· Sweep Strokes ( Forward & Reverse )
· Draw Strokes
· Low Support or Low Brace · Sculling for support. Pawlatta and normal.
Note : Above exercise to be completed on Dry Land prior to Confined Water Training.
6) Stroke Practice. ( As above )
7) Capsize Drill ( In water shallow enough to stand in. To be completed toward end of training session.
8) Self Rescue Options
· Paddle Float Rescue – Practice.
· Assisted Rescues - Practice
· Cowboy / Straddle Re-entry.
· Sling / Paddle Float Combination.
· Eskimo Roll ( Demonstration ).
Check out our JBK Course Promotional Video filmed right here in Jervis Bay. Our Sea Kayaking Courses are Great fun and ensure plenty of great experiences all year round.
$125.00 all inclusive.
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