The Canoeing and Kayaking Instruction Manual
A helpful, comprehensive guide for every paddler who wants the latest word about an exciting sport. It outlines the knowledge, paddling skills and teaching methods recommended by the National Instruction Committee of the American Canoe Association. (8 1/2 x 11, 116 pages, diagrams)
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INTRODUCTION 1 VIII MANEUVERS 53
LESSON ORGANIZATION 13 The Effects of Obstacles
STROKES 35 Methods WorkshopS
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