Course Setting

This video follows on from the course setting episode in the Canoe Slalom podcast (available here). We look here at the set up of a course in an actual Canoe Slalom session and briefly talk about the reason the gates…

Opening up staggers

Staggers are a vital part of Canoe Slalom. Beginners often don’t “open up” staggers, meaning they are late in the next sequence of gates, often leading to a time loss or penalties to recover. This video gives a fun way…

C1 First Session Ideas

The purpose of this video is to give some guidance to coaches about potential activity, tips and tricks that could be used in the first sessions in C1. Alongside this video, this article may also be useful. https://c1canoeslalomtechnique.weebly.com/blog/understanding-tracking-how-to-keep-the-boat-tracking C1 First…

Upstream Techniques with Sebastian Schubert

Germany’s slalom paddler, Sebastian Schubert, explains some of the upstream techniques used on the course in Augsburg. Upstream Techniques with Sebastian Schubert Find Out More >

C1 Switching Technique

Kimberley Woods from Great Britain explains what switching is and benefits. C1 Switching Technique Find Out More >

Pre-race routine with Australia’s Jessica Fox

Double World Champion Jessica Fox talks through how she analyses the course at each venue, in this case Tacen, and uses her insight to train ahead of competitions. Pre-race routine with Australia’s Jessica Fox Find Out More >

How canoe slalom athletes read the water

Great Britain’s Richard Hounslow gives us an insight, from Augsburg, how Canoe Slalom athletes have to prepare and read the water. How canoe slalom athletes read the water Find Out More >