A great article from the Senior Instructor at Glenmore Lodge, George Fell, about paddling and fear - worth a read. Not just for whitewater warriors - applicable to all disciplines. Via Catch Up with Coaching from British Canoeing.
Good fun tonight at the whitewater safety and rescue refresher session - including the Throwbag Olympics!
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Due to the heavy rainfall that we have had in the last couple of days the Thames has been red bordered by the port of London authority. This trip will be cancelled and rearranged for another day depending on tides
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Canterbury Stour Trip This Sunday Meet at club at 8:30, Leave by 9 Whitehall Close At 9:45 Helmets and Safety Gear Required
This Sunday (22nd December) we'll be running from Teston down to the Club. There's lots of flow so should be a fun trip! Meet at 9:30am.
There will be no regular paddle this Sunday.
Why not decorate your kayak for the pool session tomorrow? Baubles would be nice. I’d steer clear of the Christmas lights, though - the extension cable always gets tangled up with the paddle.