Forward Stroke Performance Clinics with Greg Dutton


Beginner and Intermediate Paddlers

11:00 – 11:45 am


Kayak Using The Forward Stroke Concepts


This clinic will focus on developing awareness and sensations, thoughts and visual cues to aid in the development of more efficient movement that can be applied while kayaking.

3rd Annual Dan Harris Challenge

and Forward Stroke Clinic

Sunday, April 29, 2007


Contact New Whatcom Rowing: P.O Box 4453,  Bellingham, WA 98227,
or email

Start of 2006 DHC by David Scherrer

Advanced Paddlers

1:30 – 3:30 pm


Seeing is Believing – Movement Analysis  of Forward Stroke


We will use video analysis of your kayaking to improve skill level, awareness of your movement patterns and what to develop in your kayaking.


· Introduction

· Video “ Olympic Sprint Race” – Greg Barton & Norman Bellingham

· Pre-Instruction Video Analysis – group participants will view footage of racers crossing the DHC finish line. Individual participants will be able to describe and analyze their forward stroke identifying an area to challenge and improve.

· Forward Stroke Demonstration/Drills/Practice/Application

· Post-Instruction Video Analysis


$15.00 Pre-registration: Register online.

$20 On day of clinic

Maximum-10 participants


· Video “ Olympic Sprint Race” – Greg Barton & Norman Bellingham

· Dry Land Demonstration – (The Forward Stroke)

· Group Dry Land Drill – (Posture & Rotation)

· Questions & Answers – Where to find group & private instructional opportunities/local resources

· Clinic Participants will analyze DHC racers’ forward strokes as they approach the finish line.


$10.00 Pre-registration: Register online.

$15.00 on day of clinic.

Maximum-20 participants