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 Level 1 Instructors Course May 27-28

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Jim Myers

Jim Myers

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PostSubject: Level 1 Instructors Course May 27-28   Level 1 Instructors Course May 27-28 Icon_minitimeMon May 09, 2011 4:45 pm

Combination Community Kayak Instructor 1 - Pool and Lake (meet at Muskoseepi Park)

For Club or summer camp instructors teaching kayaking in supervised pools and on unsupervised flatwater sites Course Duration: 1&1/2 days (plus 1 day co-teach to complete certification)

Prerequisites: Intermediate flatwater kayaking skills ● Minimum Age: 16 years ● Active instructors must have Standard First Aid and CPR certification

Environment: Teaching beginners in the pool and on outdoor flatwater, such as lakes canals, ponds or non-moving water sites (flow less than 10 metres/minute)

Course Outline: Basic pool safety● Pool and paddling equipment● Boat fit● Getting in and out of boats dryland and wet exits● Basic strokes; forward and reverse; sweeps, draws, hip flicks, high and low braces, flatwater roll, and hand of god● Practise routines● Games● Professionalism, ethics, and promotion● Teaching methodology● Risk management ● Site selection and group management● Environment monitoring weather and water conditions● Common paddling injuries● Basic rescue techniques● Professional issues and administration

Cost: $250 - includes national certification fees
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