Flatwater Freestyle

Control and precision are vital elements for river paddlers; flatwater freestyle skills and drills are an amazing way to develop this mastery. This fully customizable programme will take your freestyle technique to the next level!

Who this is for

The Flatwater Freestyle course is aimed at anyone seeking to take their first steps into playboating or at anyone hoping to enrich and strengthen their whitewater experience with some freestyle techniques. Whether you just want a single session to improve your cartwheels, or a longer-term, progressive programme to develop you into a flatwater freestyle ninja, we can create a course to suit you!

Course Aims

On the Flatwater Freestyle programme, our aim is to hone your all-round playboating skills by focusing on technique in the flatwater environment.

To do this, we utilise flatwater and low-flow environments to enable maximum focus on the intrinsic physical factors that contribute to successful and enjoyable, progressive playboating.

When and where?

·         This course can be offered as a 1-day option or as part of an ongoing programme of coaching.

·         Pre-requisites – some kayaking experience and a reliable roll, at least on one side.

·         Recommendations – ideally a modern playboat or oldschool slicey boat, depending on exact learner desires/aspirations.

·         Pricing – £80 per day, or £70 per day for a 5-session programme.

·         Max. 6 learners at the same time.

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Matt takes time to get to know you and your style, so he is able to coach in a way that fits how you like to be taught. He has a vast array of paddling knowledge and knows how to use it. He cares about paddling and you. One of the best coaches you could have.

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