Canoe & Kayak has teamed up with open-boat badass Jim Coffey—founder of Quebec-based outfitter Esprit Whitewater Worldwide as well as R3: Rescue for River Runners—and Mike McKay from Five2Nine Productions for a series of whitewater rescue lesson videos debuting exclusively on Here in Episode Two, Coffey covers group dynamics and safety principles to keep in mind and put to use on the river.

Next up: Swimming and Self-Rescue. [Click HERE to see Episode One: Getting Started]