Basic kayaking course (Next session of 2015 in Rishikesh)
*This course requires a good level of physical fitness. Please ensure you are ready for some intense training.
The next session is tentatively between October 15th to October 31st in Rishikesh.
Once you get hooked to the thrill of kayaking in the river, there’s no going back. You’re going to spend the rest of your life investing your money in kayaks, equipment and travelling to places around the world. Just to kayak. Trust me it might become your sole purpose in life. Most kayaking students have a similar story.
You may be scared of water initially and all this may seem impossible by you. But it’s the story of even the top most kayakers today. Once you learn techniques in the right way, use good equipment and understand water, it’s absolutely bliss to kayak in rivers and be one with nature. It’s so good you may end up quitting your boring desk job because you’ve seen the good life.
If you feel you have the time and looking to learn something new, don’t think twice. Invest in this course. It’s a small price to pay for a life time of happiness. Guaranteed.
The course will span 4-7 days.
Get introduced to kayaking equipment and learn basic strokes and balance.
Learn to ferry across the river, improve your strokes and get introduced to the eskimo roll.
Go on a river run, learn about reading the river, catching eddies , advanced strokes and improve on skills learned on previous days.
Day 04 – Day 7
End the course with more learning on a river run in class II and class II+ rapids.
Outdoor skills gained
- White water kayaking basics
- River reading
- Scouting rapids
- Rescue techniques
- Understanding water