Nigel Foster's Sea Kayaking DVD Series 5 - 6

REI - Albuquerque
1550 Mercantile Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM, 87107
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Start Time: 
Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Volume 5 - Forward Paddling: Keep up with your paddling friends with the minimum of effort.  Learn good blade placement, efficient application of power and how to keep a straight course without wasting precious energy.  What causes blade flutter and why do kayaks weather-cock?  What part do your feet, legs and torso play in your forward stroke, and how can you modify your stroke to take advantage of a following sea?  Learn the answers and much more from someone who has fine-tuned the forward stroke through thousands of miles of expedition paddling. This episode also includes special bonus section on Greenland paddling with Greenland expert Greg Stamer.

Volume 6 - Rolling and Bracing: If you have a reliable roll and brace, your confidence level in a kayak will rise to new levels.  Nigel Foster looks at some non-intimidating ways to learn a roll, examines the essential components of different braces and a variety of practical everyday rolling techniques.

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Great course, tons of information, practice. Marcel and Kelly are the perfect teaching duo, the Oliver and Stan of coastal waters techniques. Enjoyed sharing the experience with everyone who attended.
Zoe Krasney  -  Freelance writer & journalist
This class was amazing!  Learning to do things the right way from the beginning prevents you from having to 'unlearn' bad or possible dangerous habits later on. 
Heidi Craig  -  Retired, Artist


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