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Adult Blades Courses - 2017

Blades One

A Blades One course is the first step in learning how to scull and row. On the course you will learn how to use an indoor rowing machine effectively, learn how to get afloat safely and basic techniques of sculling individually and within a crew. The course will also help you to get to know basic terminology about your boat and oars.

All participants start at the same level, so there is no pressure to learn quickly. Everyone will make mistakes but the most important thing is to have fun, meet new people and learn something new and if you have any worries the recreational rowers will usually be on hand to tell you first hand what to expect!

Prior experience required:   None

Duration: 3 Sun Mornings Duration: 3 Mon Evenings *
Cost: 75 Cost: 75
Times: 09:30 - 12:00 Times: 17:30 - 20:00
Coach to student ratio: 1:4 max Coach to student ratio: 1:4 max
2017 Dates: March 5/12/19 2017 Dates: April 3/10/17
April 2/9/16 May 1/8/15
May 7/14/21 June 5/12/19
June 4/11/18 July 3/10/17
July 9/16/23 August 7/14/21
August 6/13/20 Sept 4/11/18
Sept 3/10/17
October 1/8/15


* - Any Bank Holiday's will move to a Tuesday

For further information, please contact Mike Hnatiw or Daniel John at CBWAC.

Tel: (029) 2035 3912 or email: mhnatiw@cardiff.gov.uk or daniel.john@cardiff.gov.uk


Blades Two

Blades Two Courses are a progression of the Blades One course. The course will enable you to further develop and reinforce sculling skills both individually and as a crew. Individuals will move from beginner singles and fours to hybrid singles and doubles by the end of the course.

Prior experience required:   Blades 1

Duration: 3 Sun Mornings Duration: 3 Mon Evenings *
Cost: 70 Cost: 70
Times: 10:00 - 12:00 Times: 18:00 - 20:00
Coach to student ratio: 1:4 max Coach to student ratio: 1:4 max
2017 Dates: March 5/12/19 2017 Dates: April 3/10/17
April 2/9/16 May 1/8/15
May 7/14/21 June 5/12/19
June 4/11/18 July 3/10/17
July 9/16/23 August 7/14/21
August 6/13/20 Sept 4/11/18
Sept 3/10/17
October 1/8/15


* - Any Bank Holiday's will move to a Tuesday

For further information, please contact Mike Hnatiw or Daniel John at CBWAC.

Tel: (029) 2035 3912 or email: mhnatiw@cardiff.gov.uk or daniel.john@cardiff.gov.uk


Blades Three

Blades Three aims to progress people from a hybrid boat into a fine single scull. The course will build on the base skills learnt at blades one and two and refine those to enable participants to scull a racing shell confidently and safely.

Prior experience required:   Blades 2

Duration: 3 Sun Mornings Duration: 3 Mon Evenings *
Cost: 70 Cost: 70
Times: 10:00 - 12:00 Times: 18:00 - 20:00
Coach to student ratio: 1:4 max Coach to student ratio: 1:4 max
2017 Dates: March 5/12/19 2017 Dates: April 3/10/17
April 2/9/16 May 1/8/15
May 7/14/21 June 5/12/19
June 4/11/18 July 3/10/17
July 9/16/23 August 7/14/21
August 6/13/20 Sept 4/11/18
Sept 3/10/17
October 1/8/15


* - Any Bank Holiday's will move to a Tuesday

For further information, please contact Mike Hnatiw or Daniel John at CBWAC.

Tel: (029) 2035 3912 or email: mhnatiw@cardiff.gov.uk or daniel.john@cardiff.gov.uk