Learning strokes and canoeing in general

Here is the technique I use to learn most new things including new canoe strokes, most people have different ways of learning things but this is the way I have learnt to canoe. Continue reading


Welcome to Open Paddle, a blog dedicated to all things canoeing. Right now the site is empty, but if you look around the are quite few pages all wait to be filled.

I’m Thomas Barnes, but everyone calls me barnsey. I may only be 17 but canoeing has become a passion for me and along with a few friends we’ll be creating hopefully the greatest canoe site on the web.