This lesson instills knowledge of 4 exercises that can build muscular strength and endurance needed for kayaking. Shoulder rotation, Dumbbell curl, Dumbbell twists, & Weighted side bends. After this lesson, the students will be performing these exercises 3 times a week.
This lesson is to be used as a guide for introducing kayaking to students in a school setting. Students will learn the 5 basic kayaking strokes, how and why to wear a PFD, and how to use a paddle to maneuver their boat around the water.
This lesson allows students to practice capsizing in a safe environment. They will also learn how to perform self rescues and partner rescues to get back into their kayak once they have capsized.