A little bit goes a long way

Seriously. You don’t necessarily need to make big changes in your paddling technique to see big gains in your paddling proficiency. You’re part-way there already. Honing just a couple of basic kayaking fundamentals can make a difference in whether you catch that big wave or that tough eddy. The better you get; the greater the result. Here are some small changes … Read More

Walking the Talk: An introduction to stroke modeling

Paddling instructor candidates (IC) frequently face two consistent barriers along their path to certification. The first is placing themselves into the mindset of their future students and understanding the apprehensions and un-asked questions neophyte paddlers have. Many instructor candidates enter their Instructor Development Workshop with good paddling skills and are far-removed from the day when they, themselves first climbed into a boat … Read More