Sunday, 29 December 2013

Improve your paddling skills and increase your confidence:

New courses for 2014: bookings essential and enjoy your time on the water even more with the new skills you learn.

Learn to Stand Up Paddle Board:

Always wanted to try to Stand Up paddle Board, or have your own but not too confident on how to use it!
This 1 hour lesson on the basics is perfect for beginners.
Come and try and have some fun on the water.....


Monday, 12 August 2013

New courses for Spring 2013:

Do you own a sit on top, recreational kayak, or touring kayak and want to improve your skills and gain more confidence to enjoy your craft?
Karen from Skee Kayak Centre has a course to suit you. If what you want isn't listed, please ring and we can design a course for you.

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Improve your forward stroke:

To be efficent for racing or distance, or just to improve your technique:

This is the course for you!...
Available dates: for Coffs Harbour 2012;  Maximum 6 paddlers.
September 15th - saturday 1pm - 4pm 
November 17th  - Saturday 9am - 12noon
                                                1pm - 4pm.


Dry land theory session:

Demonstrating in a simple and

effective way why a good

paddling technique is so

important. Includes a take

home information pack.

Kayak ergometer coaching:

Giving instant feedback via a

mirror the ergo enables the

paddler to correct each stroke

without the issue of balance.

On water coaching.

Drills, stroke correction and

training session and video.

Video Analysis.

Stroke correction

Venue - Boambee Creek Reserve Cost - $60 per paddler per session or book both Saturdays for  $50 per session
Max 6 paddlers, get in QUICK!
For further information or to book
your place call Karen.
Skee Kayak Centre (02) 6654 2962
Or email:

Flatwater Safety and Rescue course:

Do you want to feel confident in your kayak?

This is the course for you!

Suitable for sit on tops, recreational

Kayaks, touring and sea kayaks –suitable for beginners to intermediate.

The Mornings program……………………

Dry land session:

Introducing the spray-deck for sit in kayaks, how they fit and how to remove them when capsized.

Demonstrating low supports strokes, how to hold the paddle and what to do with it, how the body should react.

On Water Session:

For those never used a spraydeck a capsize and we exit under controlled conditions to gain confidence. Bracing low support bracing and how it can prevent a capsize.

Assisted rescues: how to help someone else re-enter there kayak safely.

Solo rescues: how to get yourself back onto or into your kayak on your own.

Paddle float re-entry

Towing and rafting.

Course Details:
 Available dates:       

 Saturday 15th September 2012.

 9am—12 noon $50 per paddler

Rescue and safety course for Flatwater:

Venue: Boambee Creek Reserve.                     

 ( own equipment required.)

MAX 12 paddlers, get in QUICK!

For further information or to book contact Karen :  02 66542962 or email 

Robin assisting Geoff during rescue practice.

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Do you want to Improve your Paddle Skills:

1 Day Course: Dates: Sunday 16th September 2012
                                            Sunday 18th November 2012
                                 Cost: $100 per person ( must have own equipment.)
                                                 Where: Boambee Creek Reserve ( off Sawtell Rd Sawtell: there is a $5 entry fee to reserve).
Maximum 12 paddlers per course: book NOW to reserve your place.

KAREN DALLAS, flat-water , sea-kayak Level 2 Instructor and AC Assessor, with  AMANDA RANKIN, Olympian, World Champion sprint kayaking  medallist, and Flat water Kayak Coach will be joining forces to share their passion and infinite  expertise in all aspects of paddling.

Whatever your goals, this course will most definitely equip you with new skills to expand your paddling horizons.

Suitable for all paddlers wanting to improve their skills..

The Days Program:
Dry Land Theroy session: Demonstrating a simple effective good forward stroke.  

Kayak Erogometer Coaching: Giving instant feedback via a mirror the ergo enables 
the paddler to correct the stroke without issue of  balance.

Morning tea: Provided

On Water: Stroke correction with drills, reverse stroke, sweep strokes, draw strokes
and how to raft.
Video Analysis:  Stroke correction (optional)
For further information or to book contact Karen :  02 66542962 or           email:

Karen Dallas of Skee Kayak Centre

Amanda Rankin of Paddle Perfect.