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Every Wednesday during the Summer Months (May to August), Edinburgh Kayak Club run training sessions at Musselburgh Lagoons,on the last Wednesday of the Summer months the Club has an evening trip when they go to a variety of rivers so the skills can be transferred on to moving water, in a safe environment
The sessions are open and informal. Equipment is supplied and coaches are on hand to assist with technique.
Some of the Skills that can be practiced are
Forward & Reverse paddling, paddling on an edge.
Completing a circle on an edge
Paddling using your paddle on one side only
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Sat 09/01/16 O/C Skills with Katerina Stein @ Lochgelly
Sat 09/01/16 Improver + with Nick Evens @Upper + middle Braan
Sun 10/01/16 Improver Trip with Mags Elliot @Tweed
Sat 16/01/16 Intermediate Trip with Graham Nelson @ North Esk -Edzell
Sat 23/01/16 Improver trip with Derek Watson@ Teith
Sat 30/01/16 Improver + trip with Nick Evens @ river Avon
Sun 31/01/16 Improver Trip with Derek Watson @ Aberfeldy -Grand Tully
Sat 06/02/16 OC skills practice - with Katerina Stein @ Lochgelly
Sun 07/02/16 Improver trip with Mags Elliot @Teviot
"Edinburgh Kayak Club Child Protection Officer
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If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult, or the behaviour of a kayak club member at a club event, please do not hesitate to contact me at any time.
If urgent immediate action is required please follow the guidance of the Edinburgh Kayak Club Child Protection Policy by contacting Mark Mitchell 07976649361 or/and Edinburgh Council Out of hours Social Work Emergency Service - 0800 731 6969