This course is a complete foundation to whitewater boating. We cover body-mechanics, paddle strokes, boat control, and what to do if you flip over. Essential techniques including eddy turns, peel outs, and ferries are introduced and practiced at length. Additional topics may include reading the water, river safety, trip planning, and boat outfitting. Whitewater specifics boats are required. Prior experience is not needed, but comfort on or in the water is a plus.Contact Information Rapid Riders Whitewater Canoe and Kayak Club, Inc.