Nigel Foster's Sea Kayaking DVD Series 5 - 6

Location:
REI - Albuquerque
1550 Mercantile Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM, 87107
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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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What an awesome class! Everything clicked into place in my head and my strokes are so much better!
Jane Bales  -  Volunteer
Even though I only took the Intro to Kayak class at the pool prior to the Coastal Kayaking on Inlandwaters 'Kayak Touring' course, I was confident in performing the wet exit in open waters…the rescue exercises were by far the biggest asset of the class.
Betty Beaudry

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