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Publication: July 2005.                                      

176 pages Full Colour

Lavishly illustrated with drawings, photos, cartoons

Size: A5 (210 x 148mm) 

ISBN 0- 9550614-0-7

Price       £14.95

Description

This book is a completely new and updated fourth edition of Dave Ruse’s original ‘Canoe Games’.  It includes the best of the original Canoe Games, but has been completely revised and radically updated, with a huge number of new games contributed by BCU coaches.  These games are grouped and linked to the BCU Coaching Scheme.

 

Objectives – a book that

·        helps Coaches deliver good instruction.

·        inspires people to paddle. 

·        encourages canoeing and kayaking as a fun activity.

·        helps build water confidence.

·        promotes and encourages good safety. 

·        helps develop paddling skills

·        helps long term paddler development.

·        promotes the BCU Coaching Scheme, and Paddle Power.

REVIEWS

“Masses of ways to keep the kids entertained ….. a winner”

                                                                        – Canoeist Magazine

 “Should be on every Instructor’s bookshelf’

 – Canoe Focus, U.K.

”Every kayaking instructor worth their salt will want this book”

                                                                        – Playboating UK

 

 CONTENTS

Canoe games is split into the following chapters.

Preface
Foreword
Introduction
Why play games?
Safety
Boats
Equipment
How to use this book
Acknowledgements

Warm up games
Swimming pool games
Polo and Ball games
Tag games
Flat water games
Deviant games
Raft Games
Races
Rescue games
Journey games
Canoe games
Surf, Sea and Beach games
White water games

List of games
Index

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