Kayak courses

Given insights, possibilities to test and to understand will give you easy safe tours

Courses in Kayak Paddling

Get insight, test your skills and gain understanding. Through attending one of our courses your paddling will be safer and easier, becoming a new addition to your physical enjoyment/satisfaction.

Fundamentals of Kayak Paddling, 3 hours

A course where you learn the basics of kayak paddling: how to get in and out of the kayak at the shoreline and out at sea; safety and basic paddle techniques to paddle forward, stop and turn as well as to support yourself using the paddle and your own body. Personal equipment for the course includes a change of clothing, light raincoat (if necessary), towel, swimming costume, swimming shoes (to protect your feet from sharp shells or rocks) and a water bottle. Price 900 sek.

Courses are given on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 10 am and 1 pm. For other days or times, please send a request to kontakt@balanspunkten.nu

Full Day Personalised Courses – 6 hours + lunch (ca. 7 hours)

A fantastic full day’s course of your own choosing or put together with help from us. Perhaps starting with fundamental paddle technique and continuing, after lunch, with technique training, route planning, knowledge about wind and waves. Personal equipment for the course includes a change of clothing, light raincoat (if necessary), towel, swimming costume, swimming shoes (to protect your feet from sharp shells or rocks), packed lunch and a water bottle. Price 1400 sek.

The course is given Fridays during the summer, starting at 10 am and finishing at 5 pm. Make sure to bring your own lunch. For other days or times, please send a request to kontakt@balanspunkten.nu

Wind and Wave – The Art of Understanding the Natural Forces of the Sea

A course intended for those who desire to kayak in stronger winds and rougher conditions. You will learn how to interact with the forces in nature and come to understand what is enjoyable and what is dangerous. Slightly rougher weather is a precondition for this course which means it will be arranged at short notice. If you are interested send a letter of interest to kontakt@balanspunkten.nu. We will inform you when a course becomes available. Price 900 sek.