Coach’s Tip #8 – gnilddaP Backwards!

By Sean Morley Seriously, why do I need to know how to paddle backwards? I've spent my whole life working on my forward stroke, and now you want me to paddle backwards? If I wanted to go backwards I'd be a rower! These thoughts went through my mind as I prepared for...

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Coach’s Tip #7 – Rigging Your Kayak

By Sean Finigan There are many reasons to modify the rigging on your kayak. You might want to make it easier to grab on to when surfing or doing rescues. You may want to change out some old deck lines that are fraying, or deck bungee cords that have lost their...

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Coach’s Tip #3 – The Extended Paddle Roll

By Sean Morley The kayak roll is a fundamental skill for an advanced paddler and once you have acquired a solid combat roll, you will have the confidence to paddle with friends in the most challenging of conditions. First learn to roll with a...

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Coach’s Tip #1 – Timing

By Bill Vonnegut The most common thing I hear when I ask students what they want to get out of a rock garden class is, “I want to improve my timing.” Timing a feature well will require less effort and will be more fun. Good timing on features...

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The Art of Downwinding Series

The Art of Downwinding Series Featuring Shanna Upton Spring is just a few weeks away and with it comes longer days, warmer weather, blooming flowers, chirping birds, my birthday, but most importantly…howling winds. That’s right paddlers, after a long wet...

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Simposio de Kayak del Pacifico Sur – Buena Vibra!

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