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Taster Session with Swim and Capsize Drill a Success

Posted by Julie Paillin on Thursday, September 13, 2012,
Tuesday 11th September saw the DERC first Taster Session and second Capsize Drill and Swim Test at Welbeck Defence College. 

25 potential members and new members took part in the 50m swim test using two different swim strokes, then completed the 5m under water swim followed by treading water for 2 minutes, all wearing light clothing on top of swim wear. 

The participants then went on to the capsize drill where they went straight into feet in no sculls. All successfully completed this. They then...
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New Taster Session Date and LEARN to ROW Course Dates announced.

Posted by Julie Paillin on Tuesday, July 31, 2012,

We are organising our first Taster Session followed by Learn to row course. The taster session is to introduce non rowers to the sport, but this will also be a precursor to the Learn to Row Course a few weeks later. 

Dates: Taster Session Fri 7thh September 6pm - 10pm  £10  Location Welbeck Defence College Swimming Pool.

Programme – Registration, Water Safety Video, What to wear, Rowing Machine Demo, Capsize Drill and Swim test.

Dates: 6 week Learn to Row Course   11am prompt – Approx...

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