Kayaking Techniques

The Screw Roll

The screw roll is easier than the eskimo roll, but it still requires that you know the hip flick. If ...
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The Lie Back Technique

If you're having trouble learning rolls, try the lie back technique. The lie back is an important part of eskimo ...
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The Hip Flick

The hip flick is one of the most fundamental moves in eskimo rolling. If you're going to go kayaking out ...
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The Put-Across Roll

A good kayak roll to teach beginners is the put-across roll. One of the biggest fears that most people have ...
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An Introduction to Eskimo Rolling

If you're planning on going kayak touring, one of the most important things you can do is learn the techniques ...
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Sculling for Support

Sculling for support will keep you upright if your kayak is at rest. Even though you will probably learn several ...
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The Sculling Draw

The sculling draw is another effective sideways kayaking move. After you have learned the draw stroke, you may want to ...
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Stopping your Kayak

Stopping your kayak suddenly requires practice as well. When you are kayaking, stopping is one of the more difficult things ...
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Reverse Paddling

Reverse paddling is an important kayaking technique. While forward paddling is probably one of the most commonly used paddling strokes, ...
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Overturning “The Right Way”

Overturning “the right way” can actually help you regain control over your kayak. If you’re worried about overturning your kayak, ...
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The Wet Exit

The wet exit (getting out of the kayak in the water) is not very difficult, but it is still important ...
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Trunk Rotation

Trunk rotation is the most important part of being able to paddle a kayak. One thing that most people may ...
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