WW Kayaking Classes

White Water Kayaking Classes atau Kelas Kayak Arus Deras adalah kelas kayak untuk melatih kemahiran meliputi pengetahuan dasar kayaking, swa rescue, eskimo roll, dasar-dasar dayungan, manuver dan pengetahuan membaca sungai serta simulasi pengarungan pada ruas sungai yang aman dan minim resiko.

Levels

Introduction
0.000.000 Rp

Time : 6 to 8 hours
Max Student : 5
Min Instructor : 1
Location : Flat Water
Condition : Calm to rippled

Padding Skill

  1. How to grip the paddle for an efficient stroke
  2. Forward & reverse stroke
  3. Forward & reverse sweep strokes (for turning)
  4. Draw stroke (for scooting your kayak sideways)
  5. Maneuvers
  6. Best paddling practice: posture, balace, awarenessof body-kayak-blade relationship

Rescue Skills

  1. Wet exit
  2. Rescue priorities
  3. First aid and CPR
  4. Raft-up
  5. How to empty a kayak

Knowledge

  1. Lifting & carrying a kayak safely
  2. Boat design
  3. Outfitting
  4. Clothing
  5. Safety & Rescue tools
  6. Paddles
  7. Injury prevention
  8. Kayaking resources
  9. Warm-up to reduce injury
  10. Communication signal : paddle and whistle
  11. Basic Terminology 
Level 1
0.000.000 Rp

Time : 8 hours
Max Student : 5-10
Min Instructor : 1-2
Location : Moving water on rivers up to and including class I sections
Condition : Calm to light chop

Padding Skill

  1. Types of strokes: power, turning
  2. Stroke components: catch, propulsion, recovery (CPR), control, correction

Rescue Skills

  1. Wet exit in two ways
  2. How to empty a kayak
  3. Swimming in current
  4. Boat Emptying
  5. Assisted Rescue
  6. Exercising judgment, safety as a state of mind.

Knowledge

  1. Warm-up and stretching
  2. Basic Terminology
  3. Current (cfs), volume, direction, and changes caused by streambed features
  4. Life Jackets (PFDs): types, fit
  5. Kayaks: types, materials, parts (including safety features such as flotation)
  6. Paddles: types, materials, parts, length, blade size & shape, hand position.
  7. Spray skirts: types and material, grab loop!1
  8. Care of equipment
  9. Personal equipment: water, food, shoes, hat, sunscreen, bug repellent, sun glasses, eyeglass straps, protective clothing for heat or cold, sponge, bailer/pump, whistle, knife, light
  10. Optional equipment and outfitting
Level 2
0.000.000 Rp

Time : 8 hours
Max Student : 5-10
Min Instructor : 1-2
Location : Rivers rated up to class I-II

Padding Skill

  1. Spins (onside and offside): boat pivots in place
  2. Forward: boat moves in reasonably straight line
  3. Reverse: boat moves in a reasonably straight line
  4. Stopping: boat stops within a reasonable distance
  5. Turns: boat turns in broad arc made while underway
  6. Veering, Carving, and paddling the “inside circle”
  7. Abeam: boat moves sideways without headway
  8. Sideslips: boat moves sideways with headway

Rescue Skills

  1. Principles of Rescue
    1. Priorities - People, Boats, Gear
    2. Responsibilities of Victim
    3. Responsibilities of Rescuers
  2. Types of Rescue
    1. Self-Rescue in moving current body/boat positions handling equipment
    2. Boat-Assisted Rescue Tired Swimmer Towing Bow rescue  Bumping
  3. Shoreline Rescue - Extension Rescues Use of Throw Bags/Ropes Pinned Craft Basic wading

Wet exits in two ways:

  1. utilizing the spray skirt grab loop
  2. releasing the skirt off the hip

Knowledge

  1. Kayak: types, materials, flotation, parts (including safety features: walls, foot braces, grab loops)
  2. Kayak outfitting: comfort & safety; back rests, hip pads
  3. Paddle: types, parts, length, blade size & shape, fitting, hand position
  4. Spray skirts: types & material, grab loop
  5. Life jackets (PFDs): types, fit
  6. Helmet: types, fit
Level 3
0.000.000 Rp

Time : 16 hours
Max Student : 5-10
Min Instructor : 1-2
Location : Rivers rated up to class II-III

Padding Skill

Maneuvers (Practiced on Flatwater)

  1. Spins (onside and offside): boat pivots in place
  2. Forward: boat moves in reasonably straight line
  3. Reverse: boat moves in a reasonably straight line
  4. Stopping: boat stops within a reasonable distance
  5. Turns: boat turns in broad arc made while underway
  6. Veering, Carving, and paddling the “inside circle”
  7. Abeam: boat moves sideways without headway
  8. Sideslips: boat moves sideways with headway

Strokes (Required)

  1. Forward Sweep (anticipatory and reactive techniques)
  2. Reverse Sweep
  3. Stern Draw
  4. Side Draw
  5. Forward
  6. Back
  7. T (bow) Rescue
  8. High Brace
  9. Low Brace
  10. Bow Draw and Duffek
  11. Stationary Draw
  12. Sculling Draw

Rescue Skills

Principles of Rescue

  1. Priorities - People, Boats, Gear
  2. Responsibilities of Victim
  3. Responsibilities of Rescuers

Types of Rescue

  1. Self-Rescue in moving current (REQUIRED)
    1. body/boat positions
    2. handling equipment
    3. Boat-Assisted Rescue
    4. Tired Swimmer
    5. Towing
    6. Bumping
    7. Shoreline Rescue - Extension Rescues
    8. Use of Throw Bags/Ropes
    9. Pinned Craft
  2. Introduce of River Rescue Course
  3. Need to take a First Aid and CPR course

Knowledge

Evaluation

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