Week two of the Kayaking Course and everyone was confident in equipping themselves with their buoyancy aids and finding a kayak that they could fit into. The evening began with some basic paddling then small groups formed for some more intensive training. Paddling in a straight line in a forward motion and reverse motion. Reverse paddling with an emergency stop. Forward paddling with an emergency stop and basic turns. The evening ended with a game of water dodge ball.
The 1st Hinckley Scout and Explorer Kayaking Course began this evening. Basic skills such as how to put on a buoyancy Aid and how to enter the water began the evening. Then down to some basic safety and paddling.