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BCU Development Courses

BCU Adult Start Paddling sessions
Paddling sessions are available everyday. Private paddling sessions start at £25 for a taster session and are £30 for development sessions. We can train you in small classes of up to 6 paddlers weekdays and have a range of taster sessions and courses available at weekends.

BCU Start Paddling

This is an introduction to paddling on the River Stort from Bishops Stortford
In this 2 hour fun packed paddling session we have the aim to get you started on your paddle sport journey and will be delivering the skills to help you gain confidence in a canoe or kayak.
See Adult paddling courses for more details
Paddling taster session £25
Development Paddling session £30

Moving water skills on the olympic Legacy course at Lea Valley White Water Centre
Develop your paddling skills on moving water
We will develop your confidence at breaking in and out on moving water and deliver the skills you need to progress onto moving water.

We can also arrange additional paddlesport training in canoe sailing, solo canoe paddling and white water development skills on request.

Contact Peter on 01279815258 or Text 07788444579 for more details

Paddlepower Courses

Paddlepower courses are recommended for our younger paddlers and offer the opportunity to develop paddling skills during school holidays and weekends

Whoosh Explore Canoe Club runs courses for beginners to white water rapid riders and develop your skills to help you to tackle everything from a river trail to white water rapids with confidence

We offer courses in 1 2 and 3 Star qualifications and deliver courses for adults, young people or families that would like to learn to paddle together.
BCU 1 Star training

learn to paddle and paddling with Whoosh Explore.
We run beginners courses on the river Stort in both open boats and kayaks.
The 1 star course will help you to develop the fundamentals of paddle sport. on the course you will concentrate on developing your paddling skills to ensure you are able to paddle with confidence.
1 star training courses cost £75 per person

BCU 2 Star Training
Cost £75 per person per course

On your 2 star course you will be able to develop your paddling skills and progress from paddling on flat water to paddling efficiently on rivers and lakes in canoes and kayaks. As part of the course you will learn to develop your canoeing and kayaking skills and develop techniques to paddle safely. During the course you will get the opportunity to explore local rivers and lakes and develop your roll at our swimming pool sessions.
2 Star training will help you develop your paddling skills and help to develop your paddling by preparing you to undertake trips on moving water.

2 Star Assessment
£65 Per Person Per Assessment
2 Star assessment sessions can be arranged after completion of 2 river trips or completion of the 2 star criteria as layed down by BCU

Develop your paddling skills
We are an accredited BCU club and deliver great courses to get you paddling from beginners sessions to mastering white water with confidence.Ask us for more information on you personal paddling requirements

Whoosh is an Aala Registered club for the delivery of paddling sessions with children, schools and colleges. Please look up us on the Aala Website for more details.
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