Master Classes

Trip Highlights

Description

With 40 years of outdoor leadership, guiding, coaching, and educating, Jonathan Bendiksen has paddled, surfed, climbed, biked, and skied all over the world. Arranging and leading trips from the far reaches of the Arctic down to the Antarctic and along the coastlines of 3 oceans. In his Master Class, Jonathan will share his unique perspective and give you the tools needed to paddle confidently and safely whether it be in your local bay, on a multi-week exploration along a distant coastline or wherever you sense of adventure takes you.

Book a private class, for your family, group, club, or organization. Jonathan has a wealth of experience instructing in every educational setting.

Tour info

Group Size
At least 1
Price starts at
750 EUR
Languages
English

Why take this tour?

Master Class – The Art of Sea Kayaking

Sea Kayak Knowledge and Skills

Improve any aspect of your sea kayaking with a private master class. Choose the any skill(s) that you what to progress and arrange a master class with Jon.

Keep it safe!

“I don’t need a lesson; anyone can paddle a kayak…”

  • What will happen if you capsize?
  • What can you do to avoid a capsize?
  • Have you considered the affects of cold water immersion?
  • How about ocean currents?
  • Is seamanship a word you truly understand?
  • What should be considered when paddling in a larger group?

Make it fun!

  • Knowledge dispels fear.
  • Great gear can enhance a trip – but what is great gear?
  • How do you use currents in your favor?
  • How do you determine a great paddling route?

Skill and Efficiency!

Perhaps anyone can paddle a kayak….but

  • How do you paddle a kayak efficiently?
  • How do you use less energy at a greater speed?
  • Can you move sideways – quickly?
  • Can you lean on the edge of your kayak?
  • Why would you want to edge your kayak?
  • Do you know paddle strokes that eliminate the need for a rudder?
  • How about rolling your kayak? It takes practice but what a wonderful self-rescue!
  • Learn proper ways to paddle your kayak.
  • Understand the power of the ocean and the limitations of the craft and yourself.
  • Discover how to make sea kayaking safe and fun.

Master Class – Creating Magical Day Trips

The Design and Creation of Magical Day Trips

Seminar

Design and create magical day trips for your company or town.

The Build

Jon will explore your area; design and systemize a day trip.

Things to know

Pricing and Reservation

A 750 euro will secure your dates at the time of registration with the balances of class fees due upon finalizing the curriculum of your Master Class.

Email us today and we will work out with you a custom Master Class, including duration, course syllabus, location, and total cost.

A 750 euro will secure your dates at the time of registration with the balances of class fees due upon finalizing the curriculum of your Master Class.

Email us today and we will work out with you a custom Master Class, including duration, course syllabus, location, and total cost.

Availability

Please remember that it is prudent to book your trip as early as possible as our outfitting schedules book full well in advance.

Please remember that it is prudent to book your trip as early as possible as our outfitting schedules book full well in advance.

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