Paddlefest Programme

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DisciplinePaddling Standard and Coach/Safety update or RecreationSaturday All Day Sessions - Time 9.00am - 4.30pm
Open CanoePracticing TripOpen canoeing for paddlers in the moderate moving water environment - On this trip you will have the opportunity to develop efficient and effective river running skills in the moderate moving water environment along with lining, poling and navigation.
Open CanoeSkilled TripOpen canoeing in the advanced moving water environment - This trip will look at the river running skills required to paddle in the advanced moving water environment. It will also cover topics such as lining, tracking, poling, snubbing and navigation.
Sea KayakCoach UpdateSea kayak coaching in moderate sea environment - This emphasis of the session will be to develop and build on your coaching tool box, focusing on the how and what to coach in the moderate sea environment. Using a range of different tools to meet the learner's needs.
Sea KayakSkilled TripSea kayaking in the advanced sea environment - This advanced trip will use the best of the conditions to develop your advanced sea paddling skills, rock hopping, close quarter manoeuvring, awkward landings and practical navigation.
Whitewater KayakCoach UpdateWhitewater kayak coaching in the moderate moving water environment - The emphasis of this session will be to develop and build on your coaching tool box, focusing on the how and what to coach in the moderate moving water environment. Using a range of different tools to meet the learner's needs.
Whitewater KayakPracticing TripWhitewater kayaking in the moderate moving water environment - This trip will look at efficient and effective river running skills, taking in aspects of momentum, surfing, line choice, s-turns, flaring, and tactical decisions.
Whitewater KayakSkilled TripWhitewater kayaking in the advanced moving water environment - This advanced trip will look at efficient and effective river running skills, such as line choice, surfing , flaring, boofing, drops, momentum and tactical decisions.
Discipline Paddling Standard and Coach/Safety update or RecreationSaturday Morning - Time 9.00am - 12.30pm Saturday Afternoon - Time 1.30 - 4.30pm
All DisciplinesCoach Update

Safety Update
Fundamentals of movement in paddlesport - This is an accredited CPD. The focus of the workshop will be on developing balance, coordination, agility, observation, analysis and practices to develop paddlers.Best practice safety and rescue skills for all disciplines - This workshop will look at safety and rescue of all craft in the sheltered water environment.
DisciplinePaddling Standard and Coach/Safety update or RecreationSunday All Day Sessions - Time 9.00am - 4.00pm
Open CanoePracticing TripOpen canoeing safety and leadership in the moderate moving water environment - While on the move on this trip, you will have the opportunity to look at safe paddling and leadership strategies for when out paddling. There will also be an opportunity to develop your rescue skills.
Open CanoeSkilled TripOpen canoeing safety and leadership in the advanced moving water environment - While on the move on this trip, you will have the opportunity to look at safe paddling and leadership strategies for when out paddling. There will also be an opportunity to develop your rescue skills.
Sea Kayak Safety UpdateSea kayak safety, leader ship and rescues in the moderate environment - This session will develop your safety, leadership and rescue skills in the moderate environment. Looking at CLAP, leadership strategies, positioning, judgement, decision making, controlling outcomes and group management.
Sea Kayak Practicing TripSea Kayaking safety and leadership in the moderate sea environment - While on the move on this trip, you will have the opportunity to look at safe paddling and leadership strategies for when out paddling. There will also be an opportunity to develop your rescue skills.
Sea KayakSkilled TripSea Kayaking safety and leadership in the advanced sea environment - While on the move on this trip, you will have the opportunity to look at safe paddling and leadership strategies for when out paddling. There will also be an opportunity to develop your rescue skills.
Whitewater KayakPracticing TripWhitewater kayaking safety and leadership in the moderate moving water environment - While on the move on this trip, you will have the opportunity to look at safe paddling and leadership strategies for when out paddling. There will also be an opportunity to develop your rescue skills.
Whitewater KayakSkilled TripWhitewater kayaking safety and leadership in the advanced moving water environment - While on the move on this trip, you will have the opportunity to look at safe paddling and leadership strategies for when out paddling. There will also be an opportunity to develop your rescue skills.
DisciplinePaddling Standard and Coach/Safety update or RecreationSunday Morning - Time 9.00am - 12.00pmSunday Afternoon - 1.00 - 4.00pm
All DisciplinesNovice - Skilled SessionTry stand up paddleboarding - This will be a fun packed session, introducing people Stand up paddleboards.
All DisciplinesCoach UpdateCoaching the mind - This is an accredited CPD. The workshop will focus on developing the paddlers mind set for paddling, covering aspects such as mental skills and imagery.
All DisciplinesSafety UpdateRafting open canoe workshop - This workshop is for those that lead trips in rafted canoe. You will develop skills on safety, outfitting, different ways to raft open canoes and rescues.Best practice safety and rescue skills for all disciplines - This workshop will look at safety and rescue of all craft in the sheltered water environment.

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