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How to fail and win

Do you give yourself permission to fail? If you don’t, you may be missing out on your best winning strategy. In one of my monthly webinars, Ayla Wilk, a Mind Body Paddle Community member reminded the group of this powerful …

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15 Minute Yoga for Paddling

As paddling season kicks into high gear, it’s important that you keep your hips and your shoulders healthy. I’m teaching almost everyday this month and my yoga for paddling practice is helping me address tweaks and twinges so they don’t …

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Posture for a powerful kayaking mindset

If you want to feel empowered and confident on the water, you need to learn how to sit in your kayak. Posture is the foundation to becoming a great boater, feeling strong and in-control. If you don’t believe, right where …

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How to refine your kayak roll

Are you ready to have a bombproof roll in whitewater? Watch this video, that I originally created for my online Whitewater Master Class group coaching program. I give you actionable strategies for refining your roll so you have your most …

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Good or Bad – Who’s to Say?

How quick are you to label experiences good or bad? Are you on a constant roller coaster through life, getting attached to ‘the good’ and having an aversion to ‘the bad?’ There’s an old Chinese story that goes like this …

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How to Practice Hard Moves on Easy Water

Are you feeling nervous or overwhelmed about taking on a new challenge, skill, practice or habit? If so, it’s time for you to practice hard moves on easy water. This is good advice in the world of whitewater kayak instruction, …

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You don’t need to justify your choices

After a great day on one of my favorite Class III-IV runs, a paddler from a different group asked me why I wasn’t paddling a harder river that day. I found myself answering with a justification for not living up …

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Scary stories and how to face them

Creek Week is coming up next week, and inevitably the question of scary river stories and how to process them will be a topic of conversation. I remember being on the banks of the White Nile River in Uganda scouting …

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How to paddle with fewer strokes

Do you feel like you paddle hard and still miss lines on the river? The problem may be that you’re paddling too much. Paddling is sometimes overemphasized in instruction causing loss of control and unnecessary energy expenditure. A few years …

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How to uplevel your boof

Creek Week is almost here, and I’m excited to work with the group to uplevel their boof, one of my favorite whitewater kayaking skills. Not only is boofing fun, but it’s also a key technique that allows you to work …

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