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Level 2: Essentials of River Kayaking Skills Course
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Level 2: Essentials of River Kayaking Skills Course

8/12/2017 to 8/13/2017
When: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Where: Eastwood MetroPark & Mad River
Dayton, Ohio 
United States
Contact: Andrew Schlegel

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Two day on-water course taught by our certified ACA instructors. Are you looking to become more comfortable and confident while paddling your skirted kayak in a moving water environment? Join Great Miami Outfitters in our 2-day Essentials of River Kayaking Course! Our ACA-certified river kayak instructors will build upon skills you learned in Introduction to Kayaking Course and apply new strokes and maneuvers in a river environment. This is a great opportunity to further your paddling skills by spending 2 days of on-water practice time! 2-DAY COURSE DATES & TIMES Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM & Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM LOCATION Eastwood MetroPark & Mad River 1385 Harshman Road Dayton, Ohio 45431 CURRICULUM Each participant will learn the following: • Review of Introductory Strokes • Controlled wet exits with skirts • How to Edge and Lean • Low and high braces • River Specific Gear and Uses • Anatomy of a river • Advance River Maneuvers – eddy turns, peel outs, ferries, C-turns and S-turns • River safety techniques • And plenty of on-water practice! COMPLETE DETAILS:

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