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Canoeing skills and canoe expedition technique for teachers and leaders,

Author: Peter Fairney Williams
Publisher: London, Pelham, [1967]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Fairney Williams
OCLC Number: 463091
Notes: Diagrs. on endpapers.
Description: 155 pages illustrations, 12 plates, diagrams 22 cm
Contents: 1. Canoeing: its history and aspects --
2. The selection of canoes : Basic shapes ; Cross sectional design ; Dimensions ; Construction and covering ; Single or double canoes ; Spray covers ; Paddles --
3. Canoe handling : Carrying a canoe ; Entry into the water ; Getting in ; Getting out ; Setting off and landing ; Emptying a canoe ; Getting out aground ; Capsize drill --
4. Basic and advanced paddle technique. Basic technique : The feathered paddle ; Paddling ; Back paddling ; Stern rudder ; Sweep and reverse sweep strokes ; Draw stroke ; Laying out or slap support --
Advanced technique : Sculling for support ; Sculling draw stroke ; Continuous draw stroke ; Figure of eight draw stroke ; Bow rudder ; Low telemark ; High telemark ; The ferry guide --
5. Doubles technique : Duties of the crew ; Setting off and landing ; Turning ; Bow rudder and reverse sweep ; Ferry glide --
6. White water : Peculiarities of rivers ; Rapids ; Problems of white water ; Technique --
7. The Eskimo roll : Equipment ; Teaching ; Types of roll ; The put across roll ; The Pawlata and screw roll ; Confidence drills --
8. Sea canoeing : Equipment ; Technique ; Sea expeditions --
9. The teaching of canoe skills : The need for confidence ; The breakdown of skills ; Singles for beginners ; Teaching sequences ; Factors affecting learning ; Competitions ; Pressure training ; On the river --
10. Camping and bivouacking : Equipment ; Camp sites ; Bivouacking ; Fires ; Hygiene and disposal of waste ; Camp organisation --
11. The organisation of expeditions : Where to go ; Other considerations ; Leadership --
Appendixes : A. Rules for safety ; B. River gradings ; C. British canoe union tests.
Responsibility: by Squadron Leader P.F. Williams.

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