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Leader 2/Instructor 2 Training

Date 2019 May 13-16 Ical
Days/Times Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm
Location Revelstoke
Address 421 Fourth Street East, Revelstoke, BC
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Details

The Leader 2 and Instructor 2 courses are typically run together. Learn the skills needed to introduce intermediate paddlers to class 1-2 whitewater and lead them on a river trip.

This course teaches an instructor to identify basic river features and teaching novice-level whitewater skills. Develop leadership skills through learning the fundamentals of group management, logistics coordination, risk management and rescue planning. River Kayak Instructor 2 – Leader 2 is an NCCP course and will prepare you to teach clinics, courses or work at a kayak school.

Prerequisites: Able to paddle class 2 whitewater and Lake Kayak Instructor. Must be 16 years of age to achieve “trained” status and 18 years of age to be certified.

CKBC Members - $450
Non CKBC Members - $475
Register by May 6 to receive a $50 early bird discount
Both fees include a $120 CKC fee (valid for 3 years)

Course Overview

NCCP overview
Equipment
Risk management focused and covers the details of trip planning and leading a group down the river on Class I and II water
Risk management: liability, waivers, standards of care, emergency action planning
Planning and preparation,
Paddler screening
Risk assessment and decision making
Leadership skills
River hazards and hydrology
Group management
Scouting & communication techniques including river signals
Demonstration of rescue and paddling skills
Teaching methodology
Site selection
Instructional group management and communication
Session planning
Technical skills: basic eddy turns (in and out), boat ferrying, s-turns, surfing, back ferrying, and the moving water roll, common paddling injuries, basic rescue techniques, games and exercises, professional issues and administration.

Tag: Coach
Tag: Whitewater

Contact Katrina Van Wijk 613-299-2819
Type Coach Training - NCCP
This is a Canoe Kayak BC sanctioned event
Category Whitewater
Affiliate Canoe Kayak BC
Deadline May 06, 2019 21:00
Early Bird Deadline April 29, 2019