“Connect With CKC” – Week Two

Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (May 11, 2020) — Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC)’s weekly webinar series, “Connect with CKC” continues with a Wednesday May 13, 2020 session designed for members of the paddling community. Experts will present on a variety of topics including health, fitness and mental well-being.

All coaches who register will receive 1 Professional Development Point for each webinar they attend. Professional development points will be tracked in the Locker and will be counted towards NCCP Maintenance of Certification criteria.


This week’s topic will be ‘Analyzing the Sprint Canoe Stroke’, presented by Men’s Canoe National Coach, Andreas Dittmer.

Andreas is a five-time Olympic medalist and eight-time World Champion in canoe. In total, he has a total of 22 world championship medals. Originally from Neustrelitz, Germany, Andreas has helped inspire thousands of young athletes around the world and established himself as one of Germany’s top canoe sprinters. Andreas has been coaching the Canadian National Team since 2018.



Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Time: 2:00pm EST (1 hour)

Register in advance


Recordings of the virtual series sessions will be available on our website.


About Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada, one of Canada’s top performing summer sports with a total of 24 Olympic medals, and a leader in the Paralympic movement. Canoe Kayak Canada is a member-based organization that includes an intricate network of clubs as well as provincial, territorial and divisional paddling associations. Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada at various competitions around the globe – most notably the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups as well as Junior, Under 23 and Senior World Championships. Follow Canoe Kayak Canada on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.