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Big Thank You Mr Foti

Aloha Mr Foti, my name is Vince DeMayo,

I & my family & a few friends, attended your outrigger camp in April of this year & I want to thank you for critiquing my paddle stroke.

We just returned a few days ago from World Police & Fire games in LA & we came back with several medals in the dragonboat competition. My wife Cate & the women's team are 3 time (back-back-back) women's 10 person boat champions. Canada really can't stand them now, coming in 2nd for a 3rd straight time! The men's boat came in 3rd for a second straight time & our mixed 20 person won bronze! Competition was really fierce this time so we are all proud to have done so well, especially that we had more women (5-6 more) on out boats compare to the other teams.

I am really e-mailing you because so many people on my team who practiced with us & those who did not, because they are in other states, who were in awe of my paddle stroke. So many remarked to my wife & my steerer who said to me how greatly I have improved in paddling. I was in the front left stroke seat, which is 2nd most important, in several races & they all said I was perfect in my rate, reach & power. I said to all of them that I owe the thanks to You & Your camp, including Ronga, for critiquing me. You showed me what I was doing wrong & how to do it better. I applied your techniques to dragonboating & it worked. It worked so well that I am showing others to help them improve their paddling. I even gave it a name- I call it the "FOTI STANCE".

Thank you once again Mr. Foti, you are a class act & I really appreciate what you did for me & my wife & how it helped our team have success in LA. I would & have recommended your camp to many others in the dragonboat & OC community.

Mahalo, Vince DeMayo

Big Mahalo

Aloha Jim, 
Big Mahalo from me & the guys, they absolutely loved your session. 
Geoff said "was the highlight of his holiday" ! He was totally on cloud nine every time we chatted about it. 
Mark has already told me, we are coming back next year - twice !! 
All wedding stuff went great. 
Hope you have recovered from your op too and big Congrads on your induction into the 'Waterman hall of fame' - much deserved to you & your brother. 

We are in Maui now, hope to get a paddle here too. 
Renee Martin-Bell 
Living Life with a :))

James Rojas

"I attended one of Jim's camps in Feb 2015. The camp size was small (6/7) so we each had a great deal of personal instruction from Jim. The level of experience varied quite a bit, but Jim was able to create workouts so no one was feeling left behind or feeling bored. We had several opportunities to surf OC1s around Kailua Bay and the Mokulua Islands. That was what I enjoyed the most. My confidence on an OC1 increased immensely, especially when surfing. An added benefit was that I was able to try out 5 different OC1s. That helped a great deal with my decision on which OC1 to buy next." Also, as a co-ch of a Novice team, I was able to pick up new teaching techniques and terminology that I have since used with my Novice team. I look forward to attending more of Jim's camps, and I have recommended his camps to several of my teammates/coaches."

Steering Wisdom

Mahalo, Mollie and family, for the special day of Jim’s steerage wisdom. I learned a few important things and went on to work feeling so good! Aloha, Alexandra Avery

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