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WWTA Education Series Continues: June 21 to 22 & June 26

Brenna McVety  | Published on Sunday, June 8, 2014

WWTA Education Series Continues...
Leave No Trace Trainer Course with Reed Waite
and
Kayak Forward Stroke with Dan Henderson

Leave No Trace Trainer Course
Coming June 21st & 22nd

Led by Master Trainer Reed Waite, this two-day overnight course will enhance your understanding of Leave No Trace practices and ethics and give you the confidence to teach others effectively. The classes will take place on a Cascadia Marine Trail site in mid-Puget Sound (exact location TBA).

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be registered as a Leave No Trace Trainer with the nationalLeave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics!

For more info, and to register, contact us.

Kayak Forward Stroke Technique:
The Nitty Gritty on Efficiency
with Dan Henderson

Want to kayak further with less fatigue? Come to June's WWTA's Education Series class, taught byDan Henderson, President of Cascade Paddlesports, and learn the bio-mechanical principles that will help you paddle on our gorgeous water trails with less chance of injury and more energy to enjoy the view...all while raising money for WWTA to keep building the trails so there are more sites to visit!

Dan has spent countless hours in WWU's biomechanics lab and on the water, gathering data. In this engaging presentation Dan distills the hard science into clear principles that contribute to an efficient stroke.

Understanding these principles will help any kayaker save energy at any pace, and have direct application to activities of daily living, especially as we age. Dan has completed extensive graduate-level course study in Exercise Science at Western Washington University and his thesis topic is the Kayak Forward Stroke.

He is the author of the International Canoe Federation Coaching Manual - the world and Olympic canoe & kayak governing body, as well as the Mountaineers Press Outdoor Expert Series, Sea Kayaking, Basic Skills, Paddling Techniques, and Trip Planning.

When:6:30-8:30pm June 26th
Where:Room 202 -The Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue N., Seattle [Wallingford]

Register Today!

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