|10 Elements of a Perfect Freestyle StrokeSunday, November 6, 2011|
The most basic stroke for swimmers is the freestyle. Still, it requires an appropriate rhythmic motion and substantial coordination of the entire body. This site provides full descriptions of the 10 elements of the freestyle stroke.
|Snowboard Skills FoundationSunday, November 6, 2011|
Consistently growing in popularity, snowboarding is a sport incorporating speed, finesse, agility, and supreme balance. This site offers primary drills for the beginning snowboarder to begin honing those skills. Your snowboard skills foundation are obviou
|Ski AlbertaSunday, November 6, 2011|
A comprehensive guide for the Alberta ski enthusiast. Offering ski conditions, events, resort listings, and practical tips to make the most out of your skiing adventure.
|Four Drills to Ski Beyond BluesSunday, November 6, 2011|
Have students learn about their flexibility by performing a series of short tests. STRETCHING is usually one of the most neglected areas of a workout which greatly enhances your flexibility. It is highly encouraged prior to beginning each workout, during
|CarvingSunday, November 6, 2011|
Mastering various turns is one of the most challenging aspects in skiing. Both technique and balance are needed to maximize turns smoothly and efficiently. Photos, descriptions, and movies are offered to improve the movements of novice and intermediate sk
|Ski Tips for Beginners to Advanced ...Sunday, November 6, 2011|
A wonderful site offering basic tips for the beginner. Safe skiing tips are offered and some practical drills are discussed to improve skiing balance and technique. Proper skiing instruction is the key to mastering the most challenging slopes. The followi
|Learn Skiing OnlineThursday, March 3, 2011|
Welcome to our Skiing Online Course, your all-out tutorial for basic skills, techniques, and maneuvers on the slopes. Learn the proper moves right from the very beginning so you will have a good foundation before venturing into the intermediate and advanc
|How to Learn - "classic"Thursday, March 3, 2011|
There are several good payoffs from learning cross country skiing techniques -- getting good winter exercise, making fun moves, skiing with other people. For me the most interesting is that learning cross country skiing techniques is a special expression
|Alberta Camping AssociationThursday, March 3, 2011|
The Alberta Camping Association represents organized camps in Alberta that voluntarily meet basic standards of good practice & safety. We believe in the value of camp, and promote camp as a citizenship, leadership, & skill development experience for life
|Camping Basics Thursday, March 3, 2011|
Camping offers the serenity of escape — and, if it's combined with the exercise of a hiking trip, it benefits both body and mind. The simplicity of camping combined with the beauty of nature can help us readjust and unwind from our hectic lifestyles.
|Cold Weather Camping Thursday, March 3, 2011|
Cold weather camping as defined by BSA is "camping in weather where the average daily temperature is below 50 degrees Fahrenheit and conditions are cold, wet or windy."
The most important thing to remember about cold weather camping is to KEEP DRY. Moi
|Outdoor CampsThursday, March 3, 2011|
A great site for information on outdoor camps in various Canadian locations.The overall purpose of any Salvation Army camp is to serve the total personality and health needs of the camper; spiritual, educational, social, and recreational through a creati
|Canoeing and KayakingThursday, March 3, 2011|
Take a look through the 'Education' category to find tons of great information on safety, equipment and techniques. Since 1975 the Australian Canoeing Award Scheme has been recognised as the appropriate award for people instructing canoeing and kayaking i
|Paddle AbertaThursday, March 3, 2011|
For the canoe or kayak enthusiast. This is the Alberta Recreational Canoeing Association website. . Paddle Alberta promotes recreational paddling through introductory paddling clinics and information dissemination. Our toll-free number and Alberta River G
|Whitewater CanoeingThursday, March 3, 2011|
Read through great articles on the exciting sport of whitewater canoeing! These articles contain information such as canoeing safety, equipment, and exciting destinations in which to enjoy the sport.
|Hiking Techniques Thursday, March 3, 2011|
Basic Hiking is Walking and thus does not require any great technical knowledge. However, there are a lot of things that separate a good hiker from a great hiker and those are the Basic Hiking Techniques. Once Hiking crosses over into all mountain travers
|101+Hiking tipsThursday, March 3, 2011|
I was asked to present a talk titled 101 Plus Hiking Tips and am sharing these tips here. Credit for these should go to many sources as I have followed the advice of many fellow hikers. Special mention should be made, however, of the experienced hikers th
|Backpacking 101Thursday, March 3, 2011|
The Backpacking & Hiking Guide for beginners features backpacking basics and hiking instruction and guidance for the beginner backpacker and backpacking and hiking equipment requirements.
Many of the backpacking basics that you will need to know in order
|Backpacking LinksThursday, March 3, 2011|
You don't have to be a wilderness survival expert to go off tramping in the woods, but a person needs to have a sound grounding in the basics of the outdoors. It's the hiker's or backpacker's responsibility to obtain the necessary knowledge, preparation
|HikingThursday, March 3, 2011|
Whay should you hike- It's elegant and egalitarian! Think about a hike: Low overhead and anyone can do this! No set of wheels to buy and master, as in bicycling, skateboarding, motorcycling, Indy 500 auto racing ... no ball to control - as in golf, tenn
|Trail DatabaseThursday, March 3, 2011|
It's big, it's strong, it's free, it wears hiking boots and roams the globe ...... it's definitely Traildino!In fact we're two, and we simply enjoy walking long distance hiking trails. It is a perfect way to ‘get away from it all'.To choose a destination
|Trans Canada TrailThursday, March 3, 2011|
At the heart of the Trail’s promotional efforts is the difficult task of trail-building. People just like you are working side by side with professional tree-fellers, earth-movers, fence-installers and boulder-shifters. Helping communities develop the cap
|Get Ready for Spring Rafting!Thursday, March 3, 2011|
Rafting is one of the most exciting outdoor activities out there! Just ask any one of the thousands of people who raft each year. Whether you're new to rafting or you're a seasoned veteran, there are 5 things that everyone going rafting should know.
|Orienteering Canada Thursday, March 3, 2011|
Orienteering is the sport of navigation with map and compass. It’s easy to learn, but always challenging.
The object is to run, walk, ski, or mountain bike to a series of points shown on the map, choosing routes–both on and off trail–that will help you
|Alberta Orienteering AssociationThursday, March 3, 2011|
The Alberta Orienteering Association is the provincial body responsible for the organization and promotion of orienteering throughout Alberta. This website is designed to provide information for members and visitors about Orienteering, Rogaining and Adven