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5 Strokes That Will Improve Your Kayaking

1. The Bow Rudder The bow rudder is an extremely effective tool to use when you need to change direction while travelling at speed. It…

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Video: Standup Paddling Forward Stroke Technique Tips

Paddle farther and faster with less effort using these expert SUP forward stroke tips from Peter DeMoss at Muskoka Outfitters. Performed well, the SUP forward…

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Video: Learn the Fastest Turning Stroke

The Deep Diggity Dig is a great skill for sea kayakers who need to turn quickly and stay close to the eddyline as they head…

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Video: How To Low Brace Turn

Brian Pettinger from White Squall Paddling Centre shares his step-by-step basics for making smooth and efficient low brace turns in your kayak. Turning with a…

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Turn Faster with this Sea Kayak Stroke

Turning a sea kayak effectively is an important skill to acquire so you can quickly change directions. Whether you want to snag a passing wave…

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Master the Forward Stroke

Forget the fallacy that Greenland paddles are slower than wide-bladed European-style paddles. A Greenland paddle comes with the added bonus of minimal blade resistance in…

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Technique: Improve Your Forward Stroke

With a cadence of 50 full stroke cycles each minute, a paddler makes 3,000 strokes every hour. that means that small improvements in technique add…

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Forward Sweep Kayak Technique

This kayak technique article on how to sweep turn while edging was originally published in Adventure Kayak magazine. We sea kayakers earn every mile we…

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Paddle Forward, Faster Kayak Technique

This kayak technique article on how to paddle forward, faster was originally published in Adventure Kayak magazine. Ninety-nine percent of the time you spend in…

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Stern Draw Kayak Technique

This kayak technique article was originally published in Adventure Kayak magazine. If you’ve ever experienced weathercocking in your kayak, you’ll value an efficient way to counter it.…

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Play Time: Mastering Unusual Skills

Sea kayakers can be a serious bunch when the time calls for action, but those same paddlers spend time honing their skills through play, and…

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Skills: The Sea Kayaking Bow Draw

The bow draw is a sea kayak stoke, also known as the bow rudder, is an efficient and elegant turning stroke that provides remarkably fine…

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Skills: Going Full Tilt

The ability to comfortably and confidently edge your kayak is an important step to advanced paddling. It’s also the key to tighter turns and improved…

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Skills: Sculling, and Extreme Scull

Sculling is a good way to maintain your balance in a kayak. A scull generates ongoing support over a far longer period of time than…

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