White water kayak instruction, whether day one introduction, learning to roll, becoming a better boater, nailing down creek moves – we are your coach!
Kayaking is about good technique and confidence. We will help you improve and that means more fun on the river! Time spent with us reflects on your commitment to becoming a better boater–regardless of your skill level. You can choose between our acclaimed coaching program with private instruction, group instruction or kid-specific instruction.
- PRIVATE INSTRUCTION – It is all about You! With private instruction, it is like having your own personal coach. Private instruction is designed to fit your schedule — whether you have just one day or a full week.
With private instruction the focus is on you – with the instructor wanting exactly what you want: for you to learn and to improve. Our hand-picked group of instructors are able to adapt teaching techniques to accommodate your learning style and make sure you get the most out of your time. Progressive techniques are used to improve your rolling, playing used as a mechanism to gain more boat control, and river running used as the basis to improving your overall skills. We are proud of our group of instructors. They are committed to working with you you in your quest to become a better boater!
The price of private instruction includes everything you will need to spend time on the river! You have a choice between full day instruction is scheduled from 9-5, and includes your personal instructor, all essential kayak gear, and transportation. For specific technique work, half Day instruction is available for experienced kayakers seeking a tune up on specific issues. Half day is not available for beginning instruction. Times are scheduled from 9-12:30 or 1:30-5, on a space available basis not including weekends. Shuttle logistics are part of instruction time. Private Instruction is for your group of one to four participants.
- WORKSHOPS – The exception to our private instruction program is a set of kayak workshops for the paddlers looking to improve a specific skill, as well as custom workshops for special groups. Workshops can include custom kayak workshops, group instruction, school groups, scouting adventure programs, clubs, leadership training and river rescue, If you have custom group needs, contact us to arrange custom dates and itineraries/workshops that will work for you. Custom programs are available year-round.group instruction for intro kayaking, rolling, rescue and speciality courses. Workshop are perfect for custom groups with clubs, universities, scouting and special events.
- KIDS INSTRUCTION – Our kids kayaking programs have an earned a reputation for combining fun with skill development. We offer our annual week-long kids camp, weekend sessions, and workshops for advanced training in instruction and the Ocoee. You can always choose between private instruction or participation in one of our scheduled kids camps — or a combination of the two.
Our Program: Endless River Adventures is about Continuity and Progress
We use progressive techniques to improve your rolling, playing as a mechanism to improve boat control, and river running to improve your overall skills. Our teaching evolves as the sport changes, but we never lose sight of the importance of a solid foundation. Over time we have developed concepts that are essential to good kayaking.
The flexibility in our program allows paddlers at all levels to gain from time on the river with us. And the quality of gear means you are using only the best equipment for your time on the river. Liquid Logic boats are featured in our instruction program.
Our Instructors: The Quality and Depth of our program comes from our staff
Experienced instructors, international guides, professional kayakers, you will be impressed by the depth of experience found in our hand-picked group of instructors. Prefer a female instructor? All you have to do is ask! We share in each others wealth of teaching experience; and as devoted kayakers, each instructor is in tune with the need to continually be pushing our own skills so that we will be better boaters and instructors.And there is no “off season”, during the winter you may find your same instructor guiding in Ecuador and Costa Rica.
Our Location: Western North Carolina is the Epicenter for Whitewater
The rivers we have here in western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee are what make this area the epicenter for whitewater paddling and instruction. The rivers you will paddle during your instruction are determined by you and your instructor. If you have a targeted run you want to become competent on, let your instructor know. And allow flexibility so that your goals can help determine where you will paddle during your instruction. You will finish up your instruction time full of confidence and ready to have fun on the river!
The remarkable continuity of our teaching program guarantees that you will be able to return time and again, always continuing your learning progression and enjoying new rivers!
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