"Instructor was excellent. Very effective at breaking down skills into progressions, communicating, organization, and catering to different skill levels. They made me feel very comfortable with trying new skills and challenging myself. This course also helped me overcome fears, build confidence in my abilities, and challenge myself"
"Was a little nervous / scared before meeting instructors. Once met them they were very skilled, friendly, knowledgeable, and trustworthy, making me feel comfortable in the environment. Very education and exciting. Couldn't ask for better instructors!"
"This course was valuable and very enjoyable. I loved it! The instructor was excellent and very accommodating to student's needs and different levels of abilities. He was very encouraging and understanding."
"Excellent instruction. Caring individual, knowledgeable, and safe. Articulates well and with humor."
"Great job! Thoroughly enjoyed the course- the instructor was very knowledgeable and made learning fun and interesting and rewarding. Excellent explanations and good teaching skills! Empathetic to various fears by students, did a good job of addressing learners needs. Thanks"
"Instructor was very sensitive to everybody's different level of kayaking! Thanks for a great introduction to the sport!"
"Supportive and encouraging, best course I've taken! Let us go at our own pace to ensure confidence levels and ability. We were positively pushed to reach our potential, but not pressured. Overall loved the course and the instructor made it great!"
"(Instructor's)style of teaching, working in progressions, splitting each new skill into different steps to increase our confidence, was highly effective."
"(Instructor) was awesome. He was really experienced and really well prepared for the weekend, he was super, a large part of the positive experience I had."
"The instructor was excellent and very knowledgeable in the area. I would recommend him to anyone wanting to learn kayaking."
"Excellent, friendly, well-organized, challenging, great course. Instructors are knowledgeable, down to earth and easy to talk to."
"I loved (the instructor's) enthusiasm. I really enjoyed the entire weekend. I had complete trust in his skills, which encouraged me to be a bit more adventurous than I might have other wise have been. I never felt pushed into anything but after trying something there was always positive feedback."