|Sharon interpreting daily marine forecasts during a wilderness trip.|
|Alec and Matt chart a course in the San Juan islands.|
|John, Sharon and Keith assess conditions on Lake Superior.|
- Paddling with a variety of people in a variety of environments is a great way to gain both knowledge and experience.
- Coaching with a variety of people in a variety of environments is a great way to challenge our creativity and develop new approaches.
- Personal paddling complements coaching. It puts everything we teach into practice and reminds us of our goal for our students: enabling them to safely paddle independently.
|Leon and Alec play in a slot in the rocks.|
We'll devote the next few posts to reflecting on some of what we learned this summer--ideas that have affected our coaching, our paddling, our trip planning or our perspective.