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PostSubject: Rolling sessions   Wed 25 Aug 2010, 12:21 am

Hi all, i was wondering if there is any rolling/pool sessions coming up soon as i want to learn how to roll.I've been trying it with my dad in iniscarra but i still cant get it.
If there is any rolling/pool sessions will somebody please let me know.
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Wed 25 Aug 2010, 7:34 am

Hi Joe,
Pool session usually start Oct/Nov when the Thursday night sessions have finished up for the year due to lack of daylight. Obviously we have to pay for the pool so we need to know enough people are interested in the pool sessions before we go ahead with them. If people are interested in doing the pool sessions/rolling classes please voice your interest here and we'll get a handle on numbers. Once we have enough interest we can go talk to the pool owners.

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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Wed 25 Aug 2010, 10:58 am

Hi,

Ya id be interested in the pool sessions. I need to learn how to roll a sea kayak!!!!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Wed 25 Aug 2010, 11:24 am

I'm interested in the pool sessions. Would love to learn to roll a sea kayak.

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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Wed 25 Aug 2010, 1:13 pm

im interested in the rolling sessions
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Wed 25 Aug 2010, 9:12 pm

I may be wrong but I think Mick Boylan, Willy Wallis, Danny O'Keefe and Micheal McSweeney are interested in learning to roll.

i know i suggested it to them while in France

And i reckon they'll need more than 5 sessions
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PostSubject: pool sessions   Wed 25 Aug 2010, 9:45 pm

im also interested
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Wed 25 Aug 2010, 9:59 pm

i'm interested in pool sessions too
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Tue 14 Sep 2010, 4:46 pm

Interested !!
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Tue 14 Sep 2010, 9:55 pm

I'm interested also....depending on what night it's on!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Tue 14 Sep 2010, 10:03 pm

As Sean said, pool sessions start around November.

They always run on Friday nights, 8 to 9pm last year in Cobh.
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Tue 14 Sep 2010, 10:22 pm

Thanks for that Paul.
Friday night suits....so count me in!! pale
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PostSubject: Excellent   Wed 15 Sep 2010, 3:12 pm

Myself and a friend are very interested in this as well. Do you need any booking info or anything like that?
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Wed 15 Sep 2010, 3:13 pm

Definitely interested, been meaning to learn for ages now. Any update on this at all or are we hanging on till it it gets darker or is there any chance something could be arranged a bit sooner since theres a good amount of interest?
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Thu 16 Sep 2010, 8:30 pm

Its great to see all the interest in this. The usual story is that they begin in Mid October and run for 5 weeks. The first session always has huge interest and then it dies off pretty quick with the club being left to foot the bill for a half empty pool.

The website is currently getting a revamp so any details of it will be both published on the forum and website.

As to it being run a bit earlier, i'd doubt it, solely on the basis that most of the lads instructing in the pool are the same lads that have been at it all year so need a few weeks to rest.

I do not think anything has been finalised with the pool yet so it may not even be Cobh.

Once details are on hand, ye will be first to know.

Members will be given priority, and basing this on the interest shown, if your not a member you won't be getting lessons.
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Fri 17 Sep 2010, 12:04 pm

Thanks for that Dave! Up the walls the last few days so havent been on the forum for a while. Agree with everything Dave posted but just to add a comment.

Level 2 River Trips should be kicking off in the next few weeks. If you can do a T-rescue you can start learning to roll. If you miss your roll you can be T-rescued. No better place to learn to roll than on a river where you may need to use it.
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Fri 17 Sep 2010, 1:55 pm

Great enthusiasm for learning to roll. Don't forget to work on staying upright so that you don't even need to roll.

It's better to stay upright than having to roll too often.
A few people have laughed at me for saying that but they soon learnt the ways of the alpine rivers Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Sat 18 Sep 2010, 9:20 am

Very true Sean. The roll is the last resort. A good brace is the best defence but I find peoples paddling comes on leaps and bound once they know they can roll. Their not sh*ting themselves that they will turn over so much when they can roll back up.
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Sat 18 Sep 2010, 10:50 am

HI,

I am interested in poll sessions this winter.

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PostSubject: Subject: Re: Rolling sessions   Sat 18 Sep 2010, 3:22 pm

Count me in for the rolling lessons wherever and whenever they'll be held - Jacqui
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Mon 20 Sep 2010, 11:53 am

You may be surprised to hear that there are many different kinds of rolls. As a beginner you may be wondering how you'll manage to learn even one.

Perhaps this video will give you all some inspiration. I present the 'Magnum' Roll. Very Happy

http://vimeo.com/11197843

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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Tue 21 Sep 2010, 11:09 am

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:kgh6cGxrpWIJ:www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3D_vyAkNgz7AA+kayak+roll+world+record+attempt&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk
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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Tue 21 Sep 2010, 2:23 pm

I can teach at pool/roling sessions

Happy to help

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PostSubject: Re: Rolling sessions   Tue 21 Sep 2010, 2:47 pm

We'll gladly take you up on that offer Hugh.
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PostSubject: Pool Rolling Sessions   Wed 22 Sep 2010, 3:51 pm

I have booked Coral pool in Cobh starting 15 October 8-9pm
we will organise a rota soon Evan
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