Learning To Kayak

Written by Kent Johnson


All right, so you've decided that you want to learn how to paddle a kayak, but you're not sure where to start. Should you take lessons, learn from an experienced friend, or wing it on your own?

The answer is that all of these options can work, and have for thousands of paddlers. Learning on your own can be tricky, and you'll probably make every mistake inrepparttar book before you get comfortable, but it certainly is a viable option. Just make sure you're in reasonable aerobic condition, have a modest amount of smarts and common sense, and are willing to be patient.

A good kayaking instructor, onrepparttar 141981 other hand, can makerepparttar 141982 whole process much easier--and safer--and it doesn't have to be a formal instructor from a paddling shop or business.

If you have friends or family who are experienced paddlers, consider asking them for some informal instruction. Just let them know that you're just starting out, and that you'll need a lot of patience and understanding forrepparttar 141983 first few excursions. If you have access to a pool that allows kayaks inrepparttar 141984 water, this can provide a great way to get some initial training, especially in getting your roll mechanics down.

If you don't know any experienced paddlers, consider joining a local kayak club in your area. These clubs and organizations can be great resources for all kinds of paddling information, tours, instruction, and networking. You may even find someone inrepparttar 141985 club who's a certified instructor or who's willing to help a newbie get their feet (and all their other parts) wet.

Golf Instruction Tip For Exercises In Your Office

Written by Mike Pedersen


If you arerepparttar typical enthusiastic golfer who thinks aboutrepparttar 141959 game allrepparttar 141960 time, even when you are inrepparttar 141961 office, then this golf instruction tip for exercises in your office will be of great help.

But first it is important to appreciaterepparttar 141962 value of stretching exercises, which is whatrepparttar 141963 golf instruction tip in this article is all about.

The golf swing is resisted byrepparttar 141964 human body because it is a very unnatural movement, as far asrepparttar 141965 human body is concerned.

Golf-specific stretching exercises help a great deal in conditioning your body to adapt torepparttar 141966 golf swing as much as possible. The idea is to makerepparttar 141967 body comfortable duringrepparttar 141968 golf swing so that you greatly reduce on itsí awkwardness. In simple termsrepparttar 141969 more comfortable your body is during a golf swing,repparttar 141970 betterrepparttar 141971 quality of your golf swing will be.

This golf instruction tip is also for all those terribly busy business executives who have great problems creatingrepparttar 141972 time to play their golf, let alone having some extra time to spare for exercises at a gym.

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