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Lessons

ProKayaks offers professional kayak tuition for all levels of paddler from beginners to advanced. Tuition can be done one on one or two to one. Group tuition workshops are also available please enquire for more information at ProKayaks.

Tuition

Customer supplies kayak

ProKayaks supplies kayak

$80 – individual tuition $100 – individual tuition
$70 p/p – two people $80 p/p – two people

Instructors

We specialise in all levels of paddling – from absolute beginners to elite athletes – we even have the odd Olympian in our midst!

Our impressive team of instructors means we have someone for everyone and our collective strengths will ensure you reach your full paddling potential, whatever your objectives are.
We are commited to ensuring that all paddlers use correct technique both to avoid injury and paddle more effectively.


Matt Blundell

Matt Blundell is the owner of the business and leads the team with an extensive background in kayaking, ski paddling, multisport and adventure racing.

Matt has competed at National and International levels in kayaking ranging from flat water sprints to multi day river marathon races.

Some of his achievements include:

  • 1st State marathon champs – 2005
  • Winner 2006 Hawkesbury Canoe Classic – Mens K1
  • Ist Bridge to Beach – Double ski – 2007
  • NZ Coast to Coast – one day event – 5 times
  • IDream Raid – adventure race New Caledonia – 2nd 2003, 1st 2005
  • Primal Quest – Utah USA 2006
  • As a member of Team Millie, Matt has won or placed in all of Australia’s major adventure races including AROC, XPD, Geo Quest and Max Adventures.
  • 5x World NZ Masters Games Champion – 2017
  • Australian Masters Games Champion – 2015 / 2017
  • Batemans Bay Challenge Champion – 2017
  • Myall River Classic Champion – 2014 / 2015 / 2016

When it comes to any questions or advice on all aspects of kayaking and adventure racing Matt has the knowledge, experience and the inspiration to point you in the right direction, whether it be on training programs for the Coast to Coast, your next AROC adventure or simply buying a kayak or ski for fun out on the water.

 


Adrian Clayton

Adrian has been a committed kayaker for over 20 years. He is a qualified Sea Guide, Sea Instructor and Assessor under the Paddle Australia Award Scheme. He also holds awards with the British Canoe Union. He has been working with ProKayaks for the last six years.

Adrian’s personal paddling CV includes a Bass Strait crossing in 2006, the full coastline of New South Wales (in separate bites, completed in 2017) — much of it solo, extensively in Tasmania including a 12-day expedition below the 40th parallel (Cockle Creek to Bathurst Harbour and return). He has also paddled extensively in other parts of the world including the Mediterranean, Japan, New Zealand, West Coast USA and Vanuatu. He has completed three Hawkesbury Classics and holds an age record in the UN1 class of the event.

During his career in kayaking, Adrian has been responsible for guiding and instructing more than 10,000 people in either a commercial or recreational environment. A long-standing member of the NSW Sea Kayak Club, he is an active instructor and trip leader within the Club. Adrian is also the current editor of the Club’s quarterly magazine, Salt. And if that’s not enough, he regularly participates in the Lane Cove River Kayakers’ weekly 12 kilometre time trial.

Whether instructing or guiding, Adrian regards himself as one of those very fortunate individuals who are paid for what they love doing. His enthusiasm for kayaking as an activity for all ages (from the young to the young-at-heart) is infectious.