Events > 2015 > July > Combat Roll Clinic #2

About this event:

Created by Jim Tebbel

Tuckasegee River (Tuck Gorge)

Back by popular demand – GCA’s Combat Roll Clinic with Robert Weddle!


The objective of this one-day clinic is to practice rolling in current, simulating combat rolls.

Meeting at: 

We’ll meet at 10 am Saturday at the new put-in for the Tuck, which is at: 35.363995, -83.245793.
approx 437 N River Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

Cost/Registration: This clinic is free to GCA Members that are also ACA members (bring your ACA #). Without an ACA #, you will need to bring $5 for ACA event insurance.
Space is limited – Please do not sign up unless you are certain you will attend.

RSVP by logging into the GCA website. Final details will be sent via e-mail to registered participants.

Camping (on your own) is available at Smoky Mountain Meadows.

Course Pre-requisites:

Interested in the class? To participate you should be able to competently maneuver in class II rapids.
This includes the ability to Ferry, Catch Eddies, and adjust your lines on the fly.
To participate in this clinic, you need a very solid flat-water roll. 

Class Size:

Open to 15 students

Required Gear:

  • Positive & fun attitude
  • Kayak with Floatation
  • Paddle
  • Skirt
  • PFD – Personal Floatation Device
  • Helmet
  • Throw Rope
  • Appropriate river clothing & shoes
  • Sun block
  • Water
  • Any food you need to keep going

Instructors: Robert Weddle, Jay Davis, and Jim Tebbel

Contact Information: For questions or additional information please contact