Flatwater Training

SOLO AND TANDEM Paddling with Becky Mason for RACCC Volunteer Flatwater Instructors and helpers.  July 2020
(Postponed indefinitely per COVID-19)

Prerequisites:
By invitation to RACCC Volunteer Flatwater Instructors and (FW training) helpers
Instructor:Becky Mason, Film Maker (Basic/Advanced Classic Canoeing), Internationally famous paddler, author, canoeing instructor, Instructor Trainer

Becky Mason pix by Reid MachlachlanDescription:
Our 3rd annual special training with Becky for our RACCC Volunteer Flatwater Instructors/Helpers Team.
We look forward to developing our own paddling skills and being inspired.
Just when you think you know how to canoe, Becky pulls out yet another refinement, another maneuver, another amazing paddling possibility.
Tandem Evening: some blind paddling to pay attention to weighting the canoe as well as partner work, more advanced tilting and carving turns. Paddling with more ease and finesse!   Always some cool more advanced maneuvers to finish off.
(bring a blindfold and kneeling pad)
Solo Evening: Refinement of basic strokes and maneuvers (spins, slides, turns) and more advanced tilting applied to carving turns.
(bring a kneeling pad, solo 'saddle' and something to add weight to the bow of your boat - e.g. a1 gallon jug or dry bag - to fill with lake water)

(Picture used with permission from Becky Mason. Photo Credit: Reid McLachlan)

Date/Time:
July 6: Tandem Evening:  6:45 - 8:45 PM
July 8: Solo Evening:  6:45 - 8:45 PM
Raindate: July 9 6:45 - 8:45 PM  (fingers crossed that the weather gods are good to us!)

Details:
6:00 PM Meet at the RACCC Boat House to organize car pooling, canoes and equipment
6:45 - 8:45 on the water
8:45 - 9:30 Leave Meech Lake, return to RACCC Boat House, return equipment.
Dot will be providing more details closer to this training. (1-2 weeks prior)

Location: P12 Meech Lake

Registration:  will be open soon (in April)
Course #:  (to be posted soon)

6 minimum to 8 maximum
Cost: $tbd (to be posted when registration is opened)

RACCC Admin info:
Paddle Canada Course # 
Instructor:Becky Mason, Film Maker (Advanced Classic Solo Canoeing)  and Internationally famous paddler, author, canoeing instructor.
supported by 1-2 of RACCC's volunteer Instructors with Paddle Canada National Instructor Certification
Assistant:  TBD
Participants
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