Level I

Introductory level to sea kayaking

Introductory level to sea kayaking.

Temary:

Adaptation of the kayak.
The candidate has to learn how to position himself in the kayak, the posture, the position of the footrests.

Portage.
The portage of the kayak have to be with help and by the toggles in the bow and the stern with a very straight back.

Forward paddling: : aerial phase, water phase and exit. forward paddling with a good extension arms.

Show that is using to core to propulsion.


Good exit the blade fromthe water.

Launching without waves.

Have to show autonomous launching and with balance.

Reverse paddling
Have to be eficient and acuraccy. Have to be able putting attention y the coastline and others paddlers.

Stop the kayak.

While forward movement and backwards the candidate have to show that can stop the kayak completly whit less number of strokes as possible.

Sweep stroke.

Show a sweep stroke with a good body rotation. Draw a nice arch to make an efective turn. Use all the blade to achieve the maximun eficiency.
Show a good turn using all the body.

• Reverse sweep stroke.

Show a reverse sweep stroke with a good body rotation. Draw a nice arch to make an efective turn. Use all the blade to achieve the maximun eficiency.
Show a good turn using all the body.

• Deep water rescue, empty the boat and reentry.

The candidate have to be able to rescue another paddler in deep water. Have to be the rol to be recued as well.Must to show a good landing in autonomous way and balance.

Objetive:

The candidate have to show be competent in all the contents. Have to be able to:

  • Make a 360º turn using sweep and reverse seewp stroke.
  • Managing the kayak between boyids.
  • Make a good forward propulsion.
  • Landing and launching in autonomous way.
  • Do a rescue.

Duration: 3 hours
Title: Level 1 in recreational Sea Kayak
Certification: Flat water.
Learning stage: Cognitive level.

Price: 50€

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