Canoe and Kayak Handbook: Handbook of the British Canoe Union

Canoe and Kayak Handbook: Handbook of the British Canoe Union

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By (author) British Canoe Union, Volume editor Franco Ferrero

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  • Publisher: Pesda Press
  • Format: Paperback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 166mm x 238mm x 20mm | 762g
  • Publication date: 15 March 2002
  • Publication City/Country: Bangor
  • ISBN 10: 0953195651
  • ISBN 13: 9780953195657
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, colour photos
  • Sales rank: 100,311

Product description

Written by enthusiastic and current British Canoe Union coaches and practitioners, this book is an invaluable source of information for both novice and expert alike. For the newcomer it will provide a firm foundation in their chosen aspect of the sport. The coach or experienced paddler will find it invaluable as: 1. An update to current theory and practice. 2. An introduction to new aspects of the sport. 3. A pointer to other sources of information such as relevant books and websites.

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Table of contents

Foreword Acknowledgements Contents Governing Bodies and Contacts Introduction 1 A Short History of Paddlesport in Britain 2 Canoe, Kayak and Paddle Design 3 Clothing and Equipment 4 Foundation Kayak Skills 5 Foundation Canoe Skills 6 Safety and Leadership Environmental Hazards Risk Management Warm-up and Cool-down Manual Handling Capsize Drills Rescues Leadership Working With Young People 7 Coaching 8 Use of a Pool 9 Performance Rolling 10 Inclusive Canoeing and Kayaking 11 Access to Water 12 Paddlers and the Environment 13 Placid Water 14 Flat Water Racing 15 Canoe Polo 16 Travelling and Living Outdoors 17 Open Canoeing 18 Canoe Sailing 19 International Canoe Sailing 20 Sea Kayaking 21 Surf 22 Reading White Water 23 White Water Kayaking 24 Slalom 25 Wild Water Racing 26 White Water Safety and Rescue 27 Specialist White Water Canoe 28 Playboating and Freestyle Glossary of Terms Index