Symposium Programme

With the summer symposium now only a few days away, here is a draft itinerary for the weekends events.


9.30 registration and again at 5.00 p.m.
Friday afternoon – cross discipline training open canoe training and river
boats .  Plus half day paddle. Some who arrive early may want to do their
own thing and go on a longer trip.

Booked meals are from 6.30 to 7.30 in the hall followed by an open session
for the key note speaker at 7.30 onwards ( as soon as food stuff cleared


Full day paddle and half day paddle plus 4  morning training sessions -
lunch then 4 afternoon sessions .  Evening format same as Friday night with
a key note speaker.


Same format as Sunday. Evening format same as Friday night with a key note


Half day and full day paddle available.

Morning training sessions.

Symposium finishes noon Monday.

Training Sessions

As a taster the training sessions will be covering the following and
hopefully more once the contributors are up and assess the weather and

  • Tidal Planning theory and practical on the water.
  • Understanding the weather
  • Teaching and learning process for coaches and students – learning how to
    make yourself better. Theory and practical
  • Forward paddling skills, Turning skills
  • Possible surf training
  • Rolling clinic at local pool (numbers max 12) may be able to do open water
    rolling clinic for the adventurous.
  • Incident management, towing rescues etc
  • 4* leader training

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