Uncategorised

/Uncategorised
  • Now That The Adventure Race Season Is Well And Truely Under Way, Total Experience Are Running Their Very Popular Evening Kayak Fitness Sessions On Blessington Lake. As with previous year's we will be providing a 6 Week Kayak Fitness Course.
    Dates Included In The Price: What We Provide:
    Week 1: 21st April Sea Kayak
    Week 2: 28th April Paddle
    Week 3: 5th May Spray Deck
    Week 4: 12th May Wetsuit
    Week 5: 19th May Wetsuit
    Week 6: 26th May
  • General Aims: The Level 1 Kayak Instructor Qualification  aims to enable candidates to:
    • Become qualified to run static site introductory kayaking sessions on flat water with groups of up to 6 students.
    • Train and assess for the Level 1 Kayak Skills Award
  • General Aims: The Level 1 Skills Award aims to enable participants to:
    • Perform fundamental Paddling Skills
  • General Aims: The Level 2 Kayak Instructor Qualification  aims to enable candidates to:
    • Become qualified to instruct basic kayaking skills and lead kayaking journeys on flat water with groups of up to 6 students.
    • Train and Assess for the Levels 1 & 2 Kayak Skills Award
    • Teach basic Flat Water Safety and Rescue and run RSR 1 Training Courses
    • Mentor Level 1 and 2 Kayak Instructor trainees.
    • The Level 2 Instructor is specifically not qualified to journey across a lake or more than 50 metres off shore
  • General Aims: The Level 2 Skills Award aims to enable participants to:
    • Kayak safely and competently on flat water and Grade I rivers as a member of a group being led.
    • Assist in basic rescues.
  • General Aims: The Level 3 Kayak Instructor Qualification  aims to enable candidates to:
    • Become qualified to instruct intermediate kayaking skills and lead kayak trips on Grade II water with groups of up to 6 students.
    • Become qualified to instruct basic kayaking skills and lead kayaking journeys on flat water with groups of up to 8 students
    • Train and Assess for the Canoeing Ireland 1, 2 and 3 Kayak Skills Awards.
    • Teach intermediate River Safety and Rescue and run RSR 1 and RSR 2 Training Courses.
    • Mentor Level 1, 2 and 3 Kayak Instructor trainees.
    • Have an awareness of the competitive canoeing disciplines.
  • General Aims: The Level 3 Kayaking Skills Award aims to enable participants to:
    • Kayak safely and competently on rivers up to and including Grade II rivers as a member of a group of peers.
    • Be capable of negotiating obstacles likely to be encountered on Grade II rivers.
    • Assist in rescues.
  • General Aims: The Level 4 Skills Award aims to enable participants to:
    • Kayak safely and proficiently on rivers up to and including Grade III difficulty as part of a group of peers.
    • Be capable of negotiating obstacles likely to be encountered on Grade III rivers.
    • Deal competently with rescue situations that might occur on rivers up to and including rivers of Grade III difficulty
    • Develop group awareness.
  • Zero To Hero Kayak Lessons

    80.00120.00

    Join Our Zero To Hero Kayak Program.

    We will teach you how to kayak in just 4 Sessions. The course will start on 5th May and continue each Thursday Night for 4 weeks. We will run two groups, an adult group and a junior group(Ages 8 to 16) What Do You Get Each Session:
    • Kayak
    • Paddle
    • Buoyancy Aid
    • Helmet
    • Cert
    • Total Experience Kayak Academy Hoodie
    • Instruction From Certified Irish Canoe Union Instructor
    Location:  Russelstown Bay Blessington.   Book Early To Avoid Dissapointment As Places Are Limited.