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PADDLE SPORTS AWARENESS - TANDEM CANOEING

B.S.A. TREK PLANNING and ORGANIZATION

TYPES OF PADDLING
· Flatwater
· Moving Water
· White Water

EQUIPMENT
· Clothing and Gear
· Boats - Parts and Design
· Paddles - Parts and Design
· Accessory Equipment
· First Aid and Rescue Gear

SAFETY
· Stretching and Warm-ups
· Basic Safety Considerations
· Basic Water Hazards
· Rescue Principles and Types
· Immersion Hypothermia

ORIENTING the PADDLER
· Balance and Trim
· Basic Stances
· Entries and Exits

PADDLING STROKES and TECHNIQUES
· Types and Parts of the Strokes

MANEUVERS
· Spins
· Forward Straight
· Reverse Straight
· Turns
· Braces
· Eddy Turns
· Peelouts
· Ferries
· Sideslips
· Overboard & Capsized

RIVER READING and RUNNING
· Fundamentals of River Currents
· Effects of Obstacles
· International Scale of River Difficulty
· River Reading Responsibilities
· Running the River


 

 

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This page revised June 23, 2008 

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BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

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Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

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251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
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9:00am - 6:30pm (W)
10:00am - 4:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

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3881 Benater Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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