Instruction Notes, Posters, and demos for Canoe and Swiftwater Rescue
for use in ACA Skills Courses and ACA Instructor Development Workshops
Video - Arkansas Canoe Club's annual Whitewater School on the Mulberry River
Video - Arkansas Canoe Club's annual School of River Paddling on the Spring River
Canoe Instruction, these are also used in SWR skills course and prerequsite for SWR IDW.
Swiftwater Rescue Instruction.
- ACA Course Outlines
- Whitewater Self Defense -DVD or download of L3 SWR course
- Whitewater Rescue Manual by Walbridge and Sundmacher
- Waiver Talk
- Safety Code of American Whitewater includes International Scale of River Difficulty Standard Rated Rapids. Alternate presentation of AW Code
- Water Rescue Ropes
- Video - ACA Swiftwater Conference on the Tuckaseegee River
- Video -First Level 3 River Rescue Course at new Siloam Springs Whitewater Park on the Illinois River
- Why bad things happen on the river
- Accident Time Line shows chance of survival and available time to prevent or rescue.
- Video - Washing Machine of the Cossatot River holds a kayak.
Video - Ledge Hole + Eddy traps swimmer at Boxley
- Unpinning Canoe or Kayak Video
- Strainer Drill Video
- Strainer Tale on Lee Creek in pdf
- Simple Cinch in pdf
- Arkansas Cinch
- Kiwi Cinch in pdf
- Carlson Cinch as 23 page pdf- scroll!
- Shrinking Loop Cinch for SWR
- Cheat sheet for four Cinches, two page pdf
- Animated Knots by Grog for Search and Rescue
- Progressive Vector Pull, - again in a video demo.
- Canoe Rescue on the Buffalo River in HQ slides.
- Haul Systems Limitations from AW 2002
- Haul Systems Anchors, Forces & Components from AW 2002
- V Lower Rescue, you tube video
- Getting Started, Rescue for River Runners you tube video
- Throwing Ropes, Rescue for River Runners you tube video
- Group Dynamics, Rescue for River Runners you tube video
- Swimming and Boat Rescue, Rescue for River Runners you tube video
- Live Bait Rescue, for River Runners you tube video
- Foot Entrapment Strategies, you tube video
- Principles of Rescue
- SWR flipcharts/posters teaching notes & aides for L4 course and IDW.
Other Videos, some related, some not.
Return to River Gages Page.
Questions or comments to Arthur Bowie, Bentonville, Arkansas .