1 Star Award

1 Star 2

Aim: To introduce beginners to Canoeing in a safe and enjoyable way.

Level:

ONE STAR Award

Course Duration:

12 Hours

Environment:

Simple Coastal Water

Type of Craft:

Single Seat Closed Cockpit

Requirement:

Swimming 50m with PFD

Trainer / Assessor:

Level 1 Coach or Above

Theory

  •        Basic equipment, including features of a kayak
  •        Safety

Skills

  •        Lifting and carrying
  •        Launching and coming ashore
  •        Disembarking and embarking
  •        Forward paddle a circuit of 100m with directional control
  •        Reverse paddle a circuit of 25m with directional control
  •        Stopping
  •        Forward and reverse sweep strokes
  •        Planned capsize followed by swim ashore with retention of kayak and paddle
  •        Emptying of water
  •        Simple beginnings of moving sideways (‘J’ and Classic draw)
  •        Simple beginnings of stern rudder (going in a straight line)
  •        Simple beginnings of low recovery
  •        Rafted ‘TX’ rescue

Venue: Kallang Water Sports Centre
Pre-requisite : Minimum 12 years old
Course fee: Student (MOE sch) – $60; NSF – $70; Public – $80

For more information, please contact Mr Goh Eng Soon at 96901619 or gohes@scf.org.sg.