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by Bessie
Tue Nov 15, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: In House Polo League
Replies: 39
Views: 6598

Re: In House Polo League

Sound Conor, were going to be kicking off varsities training right after the polo league, when we've selected a provisional panel. That would probably be the opportune time to get involved, but if you want to come down and help with the coaching/Reffing of this too I'm not going to complain in the ...
by Bessie
Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: In House Polo League
Replies: 39
Views: 6598

Re: In House Polo League

Hey Folks, Conor Allen (bessie) here. Few of the older heads like Dylan, Ultan, Will Hurley will probably remember me. Got a facebook message from Dylan a couple weeks back saying ye were looking for a bit of coaching for Polo for the varsisties. I coached the Galway Div 1 team polo team two years a...
by Bessie
Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:44 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Stupid question, still needs an answer
Replies: 8
Views: 1323

Re: Stupid question, still needs an answer

Jamie Mc wrote:
ErinFingleton wrote:Dynamic Paddling Instructor Course.


Bullshit it's the Dave Pierse Initiative


Actually stands for Dave Pierse International.
by Bessie
Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Whistle Signals:
Replies: 33
Views: 4553

Re: Whistle Signals:

As long as whistle guidelines are briefed well in the club i cant see a situation like the one you described arising. HAHAHAHA God help your legal career if ya cant see the witness is taking the piss!! As with all signals we use within the remit of NUIG paddling, they just need to be agree upon bef...
by Bessie
Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Whistle Signals:
Replies: 33
Views: 4553

Re: Whistle Signals:

Can nobody else see the potential flaw here?? How are we going tell the difference between six cumulative whistle blasts, or six individual blasts of the whistle. The potential exists for 3 three downstream incidents followed by an upstream incident, followed by a downstream incident to be mis-inter...
by Bessie
Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: << $$$ SWIMMERS File $$$ >>
Replies: 1065
Views: 138557

Re: << $$$ SWIMMERS File $$$ >>

Name of Swimmer: Conor Allen Date: Early June 2012 Location: Upper Guisanne, Briancon, Hautes Alps, France Shitty excuse: Boat chasing on med-high water Guisanne is good craic. Had finished running the Grade 4 bit chasing Rory's boat. Saw the green metal bridge that marks the end the G4 section. St...
by Bessie
Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Boluisce River Trip 7th of - NOW FULL
Replies: 52
Views: 4446

Re: Boluisce River Trip 7th of October

Any room for an OFB?

Can drive and bring boats.
by Bessie
Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Club van
Replies: 11
Views: 1775

Re: Club van

The 'first' alps trip (and 2nd/3rd) we ran circa five years ago we got the college to insure the van as part of the colleges overall Insurance. College currently insures numerous vehicles on a massive insurnace policy so added the van to it would be little or no cost. As someone has pointed out the ...
by Bessie
Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:46 am
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Pool Rolling Session 29/11/11 Session Full
Replies: 16
Views: 2140

Re: Pool Rolling Session 29/11/11 Session Full

Can pop in to instruct as ye're looking at a bit light on them.

Conor
by Bessie
Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: << $$$ SWIMMERS File $$$ >>
Replies: 1065
Views: 138557

Re: << $$$ SWIMMERS File $$$ >>

Bout time I threw this up Name: Conor Allen Location: The Crack of Doom, River Etive, Scotland Reason for Swim: Listening to Andy Sheils 'ah sure it'll be grand' Real Reason for Swim: Poor Line, hit the wall, sucked back in hole. Emotional issues: Discovered my drysuit is leaking like a sieve Pints ...
by Bessie
Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Polo in the Pool - Tuesday 4th Oct
Replies: 28
Views: 3133

Re: Polo in the Pool - Tuesday 4th Oct

Yea that's bang on Mark.

I recommend you limit the number of non-student members at each session rather than suggest there's too many there. You may peev the geniue people off.

Later lad
by Bessie
Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Polo in the Pool - Tuesday 4th Oct
Replies: 28
Views: 3133

Re: Polo in the Pool - Tuesday 4th Oct

Since these are proving very popular, would it be better for preference to be given to current club members? I'll bow out this evening so Ditto, I'll step aside tonight so. I assume this statement is directed at non-student members playing polo in the pool. Ye (the committee) need to make a decisio...
by Bessie
Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Tuam Level??
Replies: 6
Views: 1264

Re: Tuam Level??

Anybody been out tuam way over the week? Any ideas on levels?

Rumour has it was working last weekend?
by Bessie
Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: College polo team
Replies: 24
Views: 2692

Re: College polo team

AndrewR wrote:they should train on the canal right through the winter. Just like freestyle boaters/ creek boaters and long distance boaters.


I believe the suitability of doing freestyle, creeks and long distance in the pool may be the reason why its only done outdoors over the winter :-D :-D
by Bessie
Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:20 am
Forum: Kayak Club General Chat
Topic: Tree Down at Tuam
Replies: 4
Views: 898

Re: Tree Down at Tuam

Good work lads!