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Learn to Kayak through a Source Adventure Kayak Course

 


One to One Sessions

A extremely popular choice with those of you who want a 100% tailored fast track course to move you further in your Canoeing. The topics covered are completely up to you whether you are a complete novice looking for a firm foundation in the sport or a proficient canoeist looking for some guidance before taking part in a star award or qualification course.


Introduction to Paddlesport

This Course is designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of your chosen sport: how to use your body appropriately, efficiency of movement, water confidence and most of all to enjoy being in your choice of craft! A popular course with those looking to, or have just have bought a Kayak or Canoe.


Introduction to Moving Water

Taking the skills from the flat water and starting to develop these into usage on the three dimentional environment of the white water. We only use suitable sections of water to all the members of the group be it grade one or two. For more information on the grading system please see the additional information page. Through the course we will look at water movement and how we can harness its energy, reading the white water, white water safety and equipment, fundamentals of using our body, boat and paddle. Finally action planning for you paddling future.

  

White Water Improver

So you have been on a introduction to white water course or equivalent and really want to hone those skills. This course covers a finer understanding of the three dimentional nature of the river in relation to efficient movement, river safety, being a constructive member of a group all whilst getting time on the water to control your movements through, across and against the white water.

 

Freestyle Kayaking with Ed Smith

 

An opportunity for you to learn and develop alongside the UK no 1 and World no 6 freestyle Kayaker, Ed Smith.

 

Through this two-day course Ed and one of our coaches will guide you to your next level of play boating. Focusing on understanding the different site specific features and what opportunities they offers. Understanding our body, boat and paddle awareness through to blunts, wheels, spins, how to get bigger air, preempting what will happen next all from the best Freestyle kayaker the UK has to offer!

 


Freeride Kayaking with Ed Smith

 

An opportunity for you to learn and develop alongside the UK no 1 and World no 6 freestyle Kayaker, Ed Smith.

 

Through this two-day course Ed and one of our coaches will guide you to your next level of freeride playboating. Focusing on understanding the whole river and what opportunities each section offers the playboater on the move. Investigating our body, boat and paddle awareness through to blunts, wheels, spins, how to get bigger air, preempting what will happen next all from the best Freestyle kayaker the UK has to offer!

 

Spring Melt Guided Week 

 

A great time of the year to experience Scottish boating. The winter has receded and the water has returned! This week offers you the opportunity to be guided down some of the fantastic rivers of the central region (2 days) Starting off with a skills and warm up day followed by the Tummel* or the Braan* before driving over to the west for 3 and paddling the Orchy*, Etive*, Roy* and Spean*.

 

White Water Advanced, Steep Creeking 


So you can paddle grade 3 / 4 but your wanting to perfect your choices, understanding, efficiency and lines you choose then this is the course for you. Looking at the above alongside strokes, moves and concepts such as Boofs, Flares, Dynamic gravitational paddling, timings and mental agility.

 

 

 

 

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