June 9th– Kayaking: Beyond the Basics – Tuning Up Your Roll in Current and Coached River Trip
Location: Lehigh – Glen Onoko to Jim Thorpe - Instructor – Ross Northrop
Limit: 5 students
This coached river trip will focus on tuning up your roll in current. The day will begin at Glen Onoko where we will work on developing your underwater comfort and fine tuning your roll in calm water.
Moving into the current, you’ll have multiple opportunities to practice those skills in a controlled setting. All drills will be challenge by choice.
This practice session will be followed by a coached river trip to Jim Thorpe. Selected sections will be chosen to allow for additional opportunities to continue to practice your roll in current.
· Developing underwater comfort
· Controlled practice for rolling in current
· Coached practice using river features, eddies, current
Prerequisite Skills: Participants should have solid boat control and the ability to roll a kayak in a pool. High level of comfort on the Glen Onoko to Jim Thorpe section. Must have weather dependent gear.
For information contact – Ross: rbnorthrop @ yahoo . com
Course Fees: $20