PED 161 Beginning Kayaking

1 Credit Hour • 30 Contact Hours (PED)

Provides basic kayak and water reading skills. The students will learn boating safety, hazard evaluation, terminology, whitewater river reading skills, paddling strokes, bracing techniques, peel out and eddy turns, and rescue and self rescue techniques including wet exits, Eskimo rescues and introduction to and practice of the Eskimo roll.