Basic Weekend course in recreational Kayaking
Have you have ever dreamt of running the rapids on a river stream then this is the course for you. You will get familiar with a great deal in Kayaking; paddle a ton with surely sore muscles at the end, however, with happy memories and the joy of pursuing a new sport. This two day course is intended to give you a running introduction to kayaking with an experienced instructor. Knowing how to swim is compulsory.
We incorporate a theory lecture, a flat water session to build up your fundamental paddling abilities, and after that it is on to white water streams for the rest of the week. Abilities for Moving inside stream include breaking in, breaking out, Kayak guiding, running small drops, surfing waves, swimming in moving water and self rescue. Flatwater abilities include turning, edging, low brace, high recovery and turning under heavy flow.
This course is for the individuals who have done some kayaking in the past under guidance. It isn’t impossible for first timers but they will have to work hard and be fit.
Trained & Experienced Instructor
Equipment for kayaking
Reach rishikesh by train or bus. Nearest airport is in Dehradun. From there, you need to reach Laxman Jhula either by bus or auto rickshaw.
We recommend you carry a quick dry t-shirt/rash vest, board shorts, cap, sunglasses and sunscreen. You can also carry a change of clothes, towels, toiletries as per your requirement.
About the instructor
Due to the access of the backwaters of two rivers Shambhavi and Nandini, Dhruv, the head coach of this school started kayaking out here due to sheer potential. They too are trying to develop this sport in India.