California Outrigger Clinics

California Outrigger Clinics

Looking to get a leg up on the competition for the 2018 IVF VA’A World Sprint Championships or simply want to improve or learn Va’a ? Will Reichenstein can help. He’ll be running ongoing Va’a clinics as well as OC1 clinics starting this Fall 2017. The clinics and lessons run year round at North Star beach in Newport. Will can also provide private or group lessons that suit your schedule as well as travel to your club location to provide onsite seminars and paddle sessions.
For racers, Will will tweak your stroke to squeeze out maximum power as well as provide expert tips to enable you to paddle at your maximum potential. Will will review the most efficient and economical way to steer the canoe based on the various environmental factors. Will will break down the race from start to finish as well as analyze your technique, and race performance to point out areas that you can immediately improve on as well as what you should specifically focus on over the months leading up to Tahiti. Will will also go over land training that you should be doing.
Paddling seems simple, but in fact there are a lot of variables that one needs to learn besides just training hard every day to become a great paddler. Will tailors his sessions based on participant level and interest ensuring you develop good habits and can accelerate your learning curve. The following are some of the topics that Will will dwell into:
Reading the water and reacting to various conditions
Adaptive technique to match various conditions
Technique and posture – learn to engage large muscle groups
Balancing your canoe to be comfortable, efficient, and powerful
Planning your race and course
Pre-Race strategy and nutrition
Key muscle groups that need to be developed- dry land training
Review training goals and provide training plan recommendations
Va’a is becoming very popular and Will has adopted it early on with great interest along with his passion for coaching and teaching. You can register for an upcoming session with no obligation to reserve your spot.
Ask about a group rate if you have 8 or more paddlers coming from the same location!

5 x Day OC1 Clinic

5 x Day OC6 Clinic

Weekend OC1 Clinic

Weekend OC6 Clinic


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