Rolling Reconstruction

In this two-day course, you'll work closely with experienced coaches to regain or refine your kayak roll. Through personalised assessment and coaching, we'll help you achieve a confident and reliable roll, utilising various venues tailored to your skill level. By the end, you'll have the tools and techniques to continue improving on your own.

Plas y Brenin

2 Days

Instructor Ratio1:6


Plas y Brenin


2 Days

Instructor Ratio


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Struggling with your kayak roll or feel like you’ve lost the skill? Our two-day course offers personalized coaching to address exactly these challenges.

You’ll begin with an assessment of your current roll by our expert coaches, who will then tailor a programme specifically for your needs. We’ll use various venues suitable to your skill level, from our heated pool to local lakes and rivers, to ensure a comfortable and effective learning environment.

The goal of this course is to unlock your kayak roll, helping you to leave with a confident and reliable pool roll. Through practical sessions, we’ll work on building and solidifying your roll, identifying strengths and weaknesses, and providing you with a personal action plan. We’ll even teach you methods to coach yourself once the course is over, using suitable venues like our heated pool or local water bodies.

The Objectives 

The aim is to help unlock the kayak roll and that you’ll leave with a confident reliable pool roll.

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What To Expect

There’ll be a mix of practical sessions aimed at building and solidifying the roll you already have. This will include identifying strengths and weaknesses, a personal action plan, and methods to coach yourself away from us. We’ll use venues like our heated swimming pool and lake/rivers, as and when appropriate.

Experience Required 

You should be able to perform a confident capsize and have rolled before.

How Should I Prepare? 

Rolling can be tiring, so being fit will help you get the most from the course. Flexibility is another key factor in success so increasing your flexibility and mobility well ahead of the course will help to ensure success.

What Kit Should I Bring?

Our pool is equipped with kayaks of various sizes and shapes. You may wish to bring your own wetsuit, spraydeck, paddle etc, but we provide you with all of these. You’ll find it useful to bring along a nose clip to ease the sinuses from continuous immersion.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.