Slovenia, Switzerland

You should be a keen paddler with 3 Star skills (Please bring proof with you if you have the 3 star award). If you have a log book and would like it signed then please bring it with you.

Course Content
We will be using variety of river venues, although some travelling maybe necessary to find optimum moving water conditions for this level. The course will cover:

Personal Paddling Skills

  • Lifting, carrying and launching/landing
  • Efficient and effective river running skills
  • Forward paddling
  • Breaking in/out
  • Ferry gliding
  • Surf small waves
  • Paddle into and out of small stoppers
  • Draw stroke on the move
  • Support strokes
  • Rolling

Rescue Skills, Safety, Leadership and Group Management

  • Boat and bank based safety and rescue skills
  • Incident management and first aid in the moderate water environment
  • Being an effective team leader and team member in rescues/incidents
  • Application of leadership
  • Leadership strategies, judgement and decision making
  • Safety awareness and risk management
  • Group control and management


  • Equipment
  • Safety
  • Weather
  • Hypothermia/first aid
  • Access
  • Environment
  • Planning
  • Group awareness and management
  • Water features/hazards
  • Navigation
  • Etiquette
  • General
  • Leadership responsibilities

Booking a Course

Duration: 5 days
Cost: € 375,- (excluding travel- and accommodation costs and rentals)

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