ACA Whitewater Kayak Instructor Course

Concerned when you see new paddlers being given misinformation or lead into bad experiences by ineffective instructors and leaders?

Ready to share your passion for kayaking and make a real difference for people?

I’m here to help you:

  • Become a confident leader in Class III whitewater.
  • Develop the mindset to lead by setting boundaries AND being compassionate.
  • Be able to effectively perform and teach technical skill at the highest level in up to Class III whitewater.
  • Cultivate tools to help you and your students acknowledge and overcome fear.
  • Gain greater awareness on safety and risk management.
  • Practice effective teaching to different learning styles and skill levels.
  • Learn effective stretching and yoga for paddling to increase kayaking longevity.
  • How to run a successful paddlesports business based on service to others.
  • Follow your passion and inspire others.
  • Attain ACA L4 Whitewater Kayaking Instructor Certification.

Not all instructor certification courses are equal. I’m proud of my 25 years of experience as a freestyle and extreme race athlete, trip leader, instructor, author, coach and passionate whitewater enthusiast. Want to learn more about my background? Click here.

Here is a link to ACA requirements and expectations for L4 Whitewater Kayaking: http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.americancanoe.org/resource/resmgr/sei-courses/l4_wwk_skills.pdf

NOTE: Payment and attendance DO NOT guarantee certification.

Questions? Click here to email me!

2020 Course Dates in Asheville, NC

March 14 – 16, 2020 + March 26th and 27th (All days are required to complete the course)

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Meet Anna Levesque

Anna Levesque is the leading expert on paddling instruction for women and yoga for paddling, including SUP Yoga. Named one of the most inspirational paddlers alive by Canoe and Kayak Magazine, Anna’s twenty-plus years of experience as an accomplished international competitor, instructor, coach and author has landed her in mainstream publications such as TIME, SHAPE and SELF.

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