Are you ever too good for instruction?

At what point in your paddling should you take instruction?  And do you ever get too good for instruction? Our approach to instruction is that the benefit is equivalent to the coaching an olympic-bound athlete receives.  The emphasis is on…

What is “Directional Rolling”

Directional Rolling has become a tag line among the ERA instruction staff.  But directional rolling is a technique that every paddler should embrace.  And execute.  It comes in handy in big water like surfing down along the Pillow at Pillow…

Thought Provoking Concepts During WOR

During the Carolina Canoe Club’s 2009 Week of Rivers, the roll master Ken–along with Steve and Maria, spent a day at the lake working with paddlers on their rolls. The day began with a thought provoking session on some of the rolling concepts…