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Kayak Canoe CHESTER CHESHIRE

KAYAK CANOE CHESTER CHESHIRE  INSTRUCTION LESSONS

BCU 1* 2* STAR

 B.C.U (British Canoe Union) Chester , Anglesey inland sea , North Wales

   JUNIOR PADDLE PASSPORT   Adult 1 * STAR  2 *STAR

Certification – Junior Everyone who attends one of our certification courses will receive a certificate detailing the fact that they have successfully qualified at that particular level.

 1 *  TRAINING +ASSESSMENT ONE DAY Anglesey, North Wales, Chester 

 This one day, 1 star course is run in canoes and kayaks, so that you learn the best way to control a craft on the River Dee. You will also spend the day messing about on water in a variety of boats. This is a fun but safe introduction to the sport.This 1 star course includes paddling skills with forwards, backwards, turning, stopping and sideways strokes and getting in and out of the boat safely.We look at correctly fitting buoyancy aids, helmets and spray decks, how to adjust boat fittings and learning about different paddles and boats.

Pre-Requisites – None required1 star assessment- STAR – Requirements1.

  • Lift, carry and launch the kayak or canoe2.
  • Forward paddling over a distance of 100m with correct posture3. Steering and controlling the boat.
  • Stopping both forwards and backwards within 4 strokes.
  • Rotate boat 180 degrees with forward and reverse strokes. Reverse paddling of 5 m to a fixed point.
  •  Return to bank and get out in a controlled manner.
  •  Capsize and be rescued or swim to shore 15m from the bank
  •  Empty boat with safe lifting
  • 7. Theory questions
  • 8. Provide evidence of 1 hour journey (3km) duration

2* TRAINING+ ASSESSMENT TWO DAY  Chester ,North Wales

 BCU 2 STAR CANOE AND KAYAK COURSE –This course develops paddling experience , technique and confidence, with using a range of equipment including open canoe and closed cockpit kayaks.The skills learnt will created an improved fluid movement in addition to learning new skills such as:-Bow Rudder,
Knife Draw Stroke,
Low Brace and High Brace Support Stroke
Sculling drew
Sculling For Support,
J Stroke
Handling solo and tandem on an open canoe
Inside Pivot Stroke
Outside Pivot Stroke
The two day course teaches how to improve paddle strokes , capsize techniques and methods of rescue.BCU qualification is warded on completed course which includes an extended trip.All equipment is provided on the course including kayaks, canoes and buoyancy aid

PRICES

Specific Training

Kayaks & KIT PROVIDED 

1 STAR –The award has changed January 2019 now it’s known as Start and Explore awards

2 STAR  is now known as Discover award

  • 1 STAR COURSE *SPECIAL PRICE *  GROUP TUESDAYS  2 Hour session 4 weeks 6pm (MAY SOLD OUT )

JUNE  2ND ,9TH,16,TH,23RD AVAILABLE £180 pp BOOK NOW!

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  • FUN TRIP GROUP THURSDAY*  THURSDAYS  2 Hour session 2pm £45ppBOOK NOW!Join a small group of upto 5 Clients
  • 1-1 Coaching  for a 2 hour Lesson 1 or 2 star  any time for £65 BOOK NOW !
  • 1* TRAINING + ASSESSMENT ONE DAY -over six hours
  • Client 1 – 1 from £165
  • Client 2 – 1 from  £150
  • Client 3 – 1 from £135

1 STAR Over  2 SESSIONS   (2 half days) 3 hours each a total of 6 Hour

1-1 £195pp make a Deposit to secure booking or pay in full  BOOK NOW!

2-1 £165 pp

  • 1 STAR over 3/4 week (2 hour  )
  • 1-1 £65pp BOOK HERE!
  • 2-1 £50PP

2*STAR  TRAINING + ASSESSMENT  3 DAYS

10am -4pm with a lunch break Each Day

  • Client 1 – 1 from £130 pp per Day
  • Client 2 – 1 from £125 pp per day

Paddle powersport –youth scheme 8yr-16yr- All students achieve award of passport1 Full day 5-6 hour includes lunch break

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