When: Saturday, 31 July 2010
Time: 1pm-3pm
Venue: University Ave. Halau on the Ala Wai
Fee: $25 for non-members and $15 for HCKT members

Honolulu, HI ~ The Hawaii Canoe and Kayak Team announces the first PADDLING EXCELLENCE CLINIC on Saturday, July 31st from 1pm-3pm at the University Boat Halau on the Ala Wai. This event will be fabulous for all levels of 6-man and OC1 paddlers as well as any paddlers who want to improve their performance. The main focus of this clinic will be on the Outrigger Technique and "moving the boat" with maximum speed and minimum effort. Learn how to position yourself, your paddle and your force to get your maximum speed and performance. Great for any level of paddling, junior teams through to experienced paddlers! Come along and find the secrets of success from World Champion Outrigger paddlers and Olympians. The cost for the clinic will be $25 for non-members and $15 for HCKT members.

The first in a series of clinics to be offered throughout the year, HCKT will have Moloka’i Winners, National coaches, World Champions, boat builders and well known paddlers present. This clinic will feature Pat and Ryan Dolan, the Lanikai Legends, along with Brandon Woods, Tim Hornsby, and Morgan House, all National Team members training here in Hawaii for the World Championships under the direction of USA National Men’s Sprint Coach, Guy Wilding. The Paddling Excellence Cinic will be emceed by Shelley Oates-Wilding, HCKT coach and 7-time winner of the Molokai race.


Submitted by kanakakai on Mon, 07/12/2010 - 10:57pm

For more information about the club please visit our website at HCKT.org.

#1 Tue, 07/13/2010 - 9:02am

Registration form for this clinic is now online:

#2 Thu, 07/15/2010 - 10:36pm

Dolans to teach at paddling clinic

Kailua's Pat and Ryan Dolan, members of the U.S. National Sprint Kayak Team, are among the featured clinicians at the inaugural "Paddling Excellence" clinic on July 31.

The event, put on by the Hawaii Canoe/Kayak Team, is from 1 to 3 p.m. at the canoe halau at the makai end of University Avenue. The cost is $15 for HCKT members, $25 for non-members.

The clinic, the first in a series, is open to all levels of paddlers. The main focus is on technique for outrigger canoes.

The national team has moved its home base and training location to Honolulu under coach Guy Wilding.

For information, e-mail Robyn Singh at robby_singh@hotmail.com. The website is HCKT.org.

#3 Fri, 07/16/2010 - 11:17am

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