Good paddling techniques will let you paddle the most efficiently, comfortably and powerfully. This episode looks at the ideal paddling technique for kayaking.
The first episode in a series hosted by John Dowd. John, together with his wife Bea, was the founding editor and publisher of the 'Sea Kayaker' magazine and is the author of many books, including 'Sea Kayaking' A manual for the long distance paddler. He is an avid explorer and has undertaken many adventurous kayak expeditions all over the world.
The series are based upon programs developed by John Dawson and Dan Lewis.
This episode looks at some of the ways a kayaker can develop the basic skills and knowledge to safely get on the water and gain experience.
Learn some great tips on getting in and out of a kayak in water in this free boating video on kayaking and canoeing for beginners.
Here Quinn describes the basic use of your kayak paddle, including proper grip, stroke technique and preparations for getting out on the water.
REMEMBER: watching a video does not give you all the information you need to adventure safely. If you're inexperienced or have further questions, go with a reputable guide or take a basic course in water safety.
C&K online editor Charli Kerns instructs GrindTV's Courtney Baird on what to wear and do for your first time on the water.
In this episode of Stand Up Paddling TV, Jimmy Blakeney explains how to choose the right SUP for your skill level, and for the type of paddling that you do.
In this episode of Stand Up Paddling TV, Jimmy Blakeney looks at how to get started with stand up paddling.
In this episode of Stand Up Paddling TV, Jimmy Blakeney explains the 3 Golden Rules of Stand Up Paddling - a set of rules that let you paddle the most effectively, comfortably, and safely.