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8 hours of instruction and expect 16 hours of personal practice time.
- Review as required all safety and rescue skills form the Introduction to Style Canoeing level
- Review as required all general paddling skills form the Introduction to Style Canoeing level
- Off-side strokes including forward, draw and pry
- Reverse Rolling J (reverse silent stroke)
- Circle stroke
- Surface sweep (for turn – e.g. Christie)
- One handed jam
- Compound forward stroke
- Running Draw & Running Pry
- Combined or blended strokes
- Reverse inside and outside circles
- Reverse turns in both directions
- Controlled forward weight turns in both directions
- Reverse weight turns
- Reverse straight-line glide of 5-10 seconds
- Forward running side slip
- Connected circles
- Line pivots, pinwheel and spiral to pivot
- 45° line (diagonal line)
- Simple duet routine of 4-6 manoeuvres
- Paddle shapes and styles and it's importance and effect on body position, paddling style/manoeuvres
- Understanding and use of hull dynamics in canoe control
- Importance of communication when doing synchronized paddling
- Development of routines (choreography)
- Introduction to Style Canoeing or prior experience at the discretion of the Course Director.
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