2015 ICF World Championships Slalom
 
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K1M
CZ J. PRSKAVEC
PL M. POLACZYK
US M. SMOLEN
K1W
CZ K. KUDEJOVA
DE R. FUNK
DE M. PFEIFER
C1M
GB D. FLORENCE
SI B. SAVSEK
GB R. WESTLEY
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AU J. FOX
CZ K. HOSKOVA
ES N. VILARRUBLA
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DE ANTON/BENZIEN
FR PICCO/BISO
FR KLAUSS/PECHE

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  1. Dawid Mocke’s downwind coaching sessions

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    Dawid Mocke has been racing open ocean downwind races for 15 years. He has traveled the globe as a professional paddler, has won over 30 international surfski titles and has been the World Surfski Series Champion an unprecedented 4 times.

  2. Training - Why do we do what we do?

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    Why as coaches do we look to these extraordinary athletes and assume that because they do a certain exercise that this exercise is good for our 99% of ordinary athletes?

  3. How to keep warm while kayaking in winter | Choosing kit for canoeing and kayaking in the cold

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    Every time winter rolls around you have to decide, are you going to hide in the gym for months on end or are you going to get out there on the river, paddle hard and enjoy the lovely outdoors?

  4. Simple nutrition tips and tricks

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    Diet. It’s all rather confusing isn’t it? There’s so much conflicting advice out there. High carb or low carb? Red meat or no red meat? Gluten or gluten free? To a large extent it depends on your personal goals, whether you’re an avid athlete training for greatness or someone who just want to keep healthy.

  5. To be the best you have to train with the best

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    Gold Coast paddler Jordan Wood leads a younger brigade of 1000 metre kayakers that have emerged throughout the Australian ranks in reason seasons.

  6. 10 top tips for recovery after training

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    Training hard is great, and necessary to improve your paddling to a good level but its not the only thing you need to get dialled in. You need to be able to recover from the sessions you do, then you’ll come back stronger and fitter and able to train even more. We’ve compiled a top tips list of the key things to consider.

  7. 2017 World Masters Games - 10 quick tips for masters’ success

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    Are you involved in a team sport and searching for ways to improve your team’s chances of success in masters tournaments?

  8. Nelo launches complete app solution for paddling

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    An app that is the perfect partner for paddling sessions, together with a web solution to analyse, compare and improve training.

  9. How To Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets Of Navy SEALs And Olympians

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    Here’s what Olympic athletes and Navy SEALs both do to be the best and achieve mental toughness.

  10. Performance Measurement Technology - Which Device Will Help You Paddle Faster?

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    The recent influx of performance measurement technology over the last decade is fantastic news for paddlers - knowledge is power as they say, and the more you know about how you’re performing, the more you can do to improve your results.

  11. Robert Mike & Henrik Vasbanyai keep paddling until Tokyo

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    Robert Mike & Henrik Vasbanyai are over the first 500kms of the spring preparation. So far the world champion double canoe paddlers are training in single a bit further down on the Danube as they used to since the Kolonics Gyorgy Water Club is being reconstructed at the moment.

  12. 2015 Canoe Sprint Coach Course Level 2 in Tunis

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    The International Canoe Federation (ICF) and the Tunisian Canoe Federation offered their Canoe Sprint Coach’s Course Level 2 in Tunis, Tunisia and was led by ICF Expert, Canoeing PhD Alessandra Maria Pinto.

  13. Singapore sprinters training in South Africa‏

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    It is a big year for the Singapore canoeing team. The country is set to host the biennual South East Asian (SEA) Games for the first time since 1993 in the 50th year of the city state's existence. To help them prepare for the challenge ahead, the team, under its long-time Hungarian coach Ballazs Babella, has travelled to South Africa for training at Natal Canoe Club (NCC) in Pietermaritzburg and Port Edward on the KwaZulu-Natal coast.

  14. What’s so important about core strength?

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    Core training does two really important things - it helps you look thinner (not exactly the main objective for most athletes), and it supports your spine and helps with things like balance.

  15. The French ‘tricolores’ winter training in the sun

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    Coldness has spread over France, therefore it was time for the French paddlers to go training in warm, sunny places aiming to prepare the 2015 season. This year, wildwater athletes will race the sprint worlds in Vienna while slalom and sprint paddlers aim to get the Olympic quotas during the World championships in London and Milan.

  16. Canoe sprint team Poland trains in Montebelo, Portugal

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    Monika Marczak - This season, the female kayakers want to qualify six spots for the Olympics. Coach Tomasz Kryk already has a vision for preparations for participating in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

  17. Team Poland Canoe Sprint trains in Livigno, Italy

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    The female kayakers have been the flagship of Polish kayaking for several years. The team that medalled at the last World Championships had its first major camp in Livigno, Italy last year December.

  18. Hungarian sprint coach Istvan Kiss - Large crew, new opportunities

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    The expanded crew of the Honved Canoe Club is had their 2nd week at the Tata training camp facility. The athletes of Istvan Kiss's are in the middle of the winter preparation and really look forward to their arrival in Sevilla, Spain and get on the water.

  19. Claire O’Hara preparing for the 2015 ICF Ottawa World Championships Freestyle

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    In 8 months time the ICF World Championships will be taking place on 'Garb' wave on the Ottawa river in Canada. The Ottawa River is renowned amongst freestyle kayakers as one of the best training venues and is home to some of the best surf waves in the world. In the summers there's warm water, sunshine and a mixture of small and smooth and fast technical waves and in the spring its home to some of the biggest most challenging waves ever surfed.

  20. The Playboating Bible Instruction - The Splitwheel

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    Basically it is a cartwheel in one direction into a cartwheel in the other direction.

  21. Hungarian Honved Canoe Sprint Club trains in Abu Dhabi

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    The late autumn-winter training camp of the the Honved Canoe Club took off in Abu Dhabi in October last year. Attila Vajda also joined. The weather was stunning and everyone was happy with the conditions, the training environment and the facilities.

  22. How to find satisfaction as an athlete, regardless of the outcome

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    I wrote the following essay as a way to organize my thoughts about my current state as an amateur athlete. I've been on and off the Canadian national canoe team for 7 years, but have yet to really break through to the top. Through much reflection I’ve managed to put down some things I’ve learnt about myself as athlete and a person. I’m hoping that others will find this useful.

  23. Faster, stronger, quicker – deliberate practice

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    It is, as every athlete is crucially aware his or her physical Training that has the greatest degree of net positive effect on performance. Which is precisely why, day in day out, rain or shine the elite athlete is committed to and dedicated to his or training regimen. It is the biggest influenceable variable on performance outcome.

  24. Tips for Surviving Travel Challenges

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    Travelling away from home for training and competition is standard practice for most elite and recreational athletes. Unfortunately, the disruptions and distractions of a new environment, changes in schedule and exposure to different foods can significantly affect usual eating habits.

  25. Fluid - Who Needs It?

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    By drinking regularly during exercise, athletes can prevent declines in concentration and skill level, improve perceived exertion, prevent excessive elevations in heart rate and body temperature and improve performance.

  26. Stay motivated - Preventing burnout and staying fresh

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    Motivation is a key component in all the paddling disciplines, and the most successful paddlers demonstrate Mastery Motivation – the attitude, determination and commitment to achieve mastery over yourself, your competitors and your environment by performing to the best of your own ability.

  27. Spankin it: yoga for kayakers with Adriene Levknecht - Part III

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    Part 3 of my yoga blog is going to consist more of the core workout and the arm balance aspect of my power yoga practice. This is the part of yoga that really strengthens my core and stabilises my shoulders for strong paddling while on the water. It is also my favorite part of yoga because of how challenging it is!

  28. “Paddle in the Park” with KayakPro – São Paulo Style

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    Currently excitement and infatuation has been engulfing Brazil due to the FIFA World Cup, yet the tropical Portuguese-speaking country is home to another notable sports scene – canoeing and “The Paddle in the Park”.

  29. Spankin it: yoga for kayakers with Adriene Levknecht - Part II

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    In this second part of my yoga trio blog I'm going to go into some more challenging poses. They will work on stretching your side and front body, balance, and strengthening multiple muscles. Remember, yoga is about breathing, stretching, and going into the pose so that you get the most out of it.

  30. The 3 types of mental training for paddlesports

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    Not all your training has to be on the water or in the gym. In fact you can add a powerful dimension to your performance by including short mental training sessions that will develop your psychological strengths of mastery motivation, decision-making and execution.

  31. Spankin it: yoga for kayakers with Adriene Levknecht - Part I

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    During the winter, I have been trying to stay warm and in shape by doing loads of yoga. I am going to do a series on some of the best poses that I have fallen in love with and also some health benefits of the poses. Contrary to popular belief, yoga is not just sitting a room with a bunch of hippies who chant "Om" for hours. There are multiple different types of yoga and one type may not work for you but another one will.

  32. In the flow - Performance psychology for winning in canoeing and kayaking

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    In the Flow is the latest book by world-leading sport psychologist Jonathan Males on performance for winning in canoeing, kayaking and other paddlesports.

  33. Not making the team - Mark Proctor moves on

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    I can normally write at any given moment, but it’s taken me nearly 6 weeks to actually sit down and want to write this article.

  34. Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?

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    When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way.

  35. Life, like sport, is unfair. But you do have a choice.

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    In my biography on my website, I wrote that the number one thing I learned from racing was: life is not always fair, but fairness does not have to control your ability to be happy or your ability to succeed.

  36. On the ergometer with 200 meter sprint specialist Petter Menning

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    How do you make your canoeing training as effective as possible when you can't go out on the water? It's a question that's occupied a lot of minds in Europe this winter as the continent was repeatedly lashed by floods, high winds and freezing temperatures.

  37. Training for the Olympics, is it worth it?

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    I had a close friend ask me the other day – “Is it worth it?” I knew immediately what she was referring to even though she didn’t define it. She was asking, was it worth training for the Olympics even though you didn’t make it.

  38. What extra sport do you do during winter?

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    If you train in areas with year-round snow cover, you shouldn’t miss cross-country skiing out of your training plan. It doesn’t matter whether you use a classic or skate technique, or whether you are beginner or advanced skier, cross-country skiing has many health benefits which definitely improve your paddling skills.

  39. Tips for surviving - and racing - in the Australian summer!

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    Training tips from World Champion Ros Lawrence and how to survive the hot Australian summer.

  40. Sudan Olympic solidarity course canoe sprint for coaches

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    The International Canoe Federation (ICF) and the Olympic Solidarity offered their third Sprint Canoe Coach’s course for Levels 1 and 2 this past December.

  41. Sprint Canoe Drills: It’s a Balancing Act!

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    As canoeists, we can all remember our first time trying out a sprint canoe. Steadying yourself against the dock, paddle in hand, pushing off gingerly (perhaps with the help of someone else holding on to the stern of the boat) and slapping the water repeatedly with your blade. SPLASH! Into the water again. It’s a familiar cycle: push off, fall in, climb up, repeat.

  42. Is this how a training session looks like in 2020?

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    “Ok, your drone is linked up, let’s start the session now”. Hearing his coach’s voice, the slalom paddler takes smooth powerful strokes away from the bank, not paying any attention to the tiny battery-powered drone that buzzes 5 metres above his head.

  43. Is music a ‘legal drug’ that improves performance?

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    In a Times Online article, Dr Costas Karageorghis calls music sport’s “legal drug”, capable of reducing an athlete’s perception of effort by 10 per cent while increasing performance by 20 per cent.

  44. Three interesting ways to race faster in 2014

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    In 2013 we published numerous articles that discussed performance in sport from different angles. Some were more unconventional than others. Below three unusual ways to race faster in 2014 but, believe it or not, still do have a scientific basis.

  45. Sex wins - sex before sport has its benefits

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    Latest research into the effect sex has on sports performance suggests that as long as the interaction occurs 10 to 12 hours before the athlete takes to the field, it makes little to no difference to the athlete’s output.

  46. Adopting a High Performance Attitude

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    Everyone knows about Mohammed Ali, one of the most vocal and successful boxers of all time. He came across as pretty arrogant and over-confident, but the one thing we can't deny is that he was the greatest when it came to self belief. He talked the talk, and walked the walk, but most importantly, he also did the work, which allowed him to totally believe in his ability to beat his competitors.

  47. “Under pressure I can see things very clear”

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    Feeling nervous before a race or running a big drop is natural. It’s your body’s response to a dangerous situation. The danger comes from a risk to self-esteem (“what if I mess up in front of everyone”) or from the physical risk (“what if I land flat and break my back?”). But why is it that nerves sometimes interfere with a good performance, and at other times they help us “see things very clear” like Roger Federer?

  48. Kiwis launch kayak paddle power meter

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    It’s the invention you never knew you needed. It’s certainly a world first – a paddle with a built in power monitor, to tell you how much effort you’re putting in and whether you need to put, well, a bit more in.

  49. 10 Physical Habits of the Best (Female) Athletes

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    In my capacity as a Peak Performance Coach, I have had the great pleasure to work with some of the world’s top female athletes. Some of the athletes I coach are world champions, some are college scholarship athletes and some are high school phenoms-in-the-making.

  50. Freestyle Kayaking: How to Lunar Orbit

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    The Lunar Orbit is another of my favourite moves. It looks quite complicated but actually it’s much more simple than you might think.