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5 Elements Whitewater Kayaking Course


5 Elements Whitewater Kayaking - 5 Day Intermediate Skill Development Course


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Are you looking for THE course that will help you make the knowledge and skills leap to start paddling as part of an independent group on the river? Perhaps you're a more advanced paddler but feel you missed some key foundational training? Look no further.

Designed around our all-new cutting edge 5 Elements of Whitewater Kayaking model, this course is designed to be give each participant an all-around whitewater kayaking skill development experience to springboard their knowledge, capability and performance level on the river.  

On each day of the course you'll head out to a prime white water kayaking location under the guidance of Paddle365 professional coaches.


Every day on the river will be given a broad theme, in-line with the 5 Key Elements: 
- Reading Whitewater

- Paddler Momentum

- Boat Control

- Safety and Rescue
- Mindset


What level of paddler is this aimed at? 

This course will be delivered on a base of whitewater grade 3. We're likely to spend plenty of time on grade 2, and we are also likely to spend time playing and doing scenarios on grade 4 whitewater.  You should be an intermediate whitewater paddler who is happy in the moderate whitewater environment. 

What's included in the price

- Professional guiding from an experienced and qualified member of staff.

- An action plan for your progression going forward, and further remote input whenever you seek it.

- Access to the Paddle365 long-term Mentorship program.

Digital copies of any photos from the trip.


What's not included in the price

- Accomodation and food. Contact us for hotel recommendations local to our most likely course venues. 

-Personal Performance Award certification fees.

-Transport to and from the river (unless agreed otherwise).

-Boat hire or equipment use (This can be arranged at additional cost. Please contact us if you require anything).

-Car parking or facility fees.


This course cost is £450.

The progressive nature of the course ticked all the boxes I was looking for with combinations of new lines, challenges and good old fashioned fun all delivered by great coaching. By the end of the week I had a clear understanding of a running theme to take away and work on. Now to get on it and apply with my new boat.     Emma Foxley - 5* 

It was an awesome experience and one I would recommend to others who are stuck in their paddling progression and want to progress further. Jamie is a patient and detailed instructor and it is easy to see that he is extremely passionate about the sport.  Morten Chen - 5*

Total amount: £450


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