Advanced Kayak Maneuvering

$49.00


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Advanced Kayak Maneuvering ($49 Value)

  • Learn how to find just the right amount to edge your kayak so that you can turn on a dime without the risk of capsizing
  • Learn why edging makes your kayak naturally want to turn, and how to use that to make turning smooth and effortless
  • Learn how to instinctively extend your paddle to not only give you more control, and avoid a capsize, but also to make you turn your kayak better than most experienced paddlers by using the powerful leverage it provides
  • Learn to keep your kayak tracking in a straight line so that you avoid wasting precious energy with a corrective stroke
  • Learn to blend a corrective stroke with your forward stroke so that you don’t end up losing speed every time you make a turn
  • Learn what it means to have your kayak well padded to instantly give you more control, and more turning power
  • Learn the biggest mistake people make when they add foam to their thigh braces, and how you can do it right to instantly get the control you need for effective turning
  • Learn when to edge on the inside or the outside of a turn. You will want to use the right edging for the conditions or you could end up not only wasting your energy and looking like a novice, it could also affect your safety, and even lead to a capsize
  • Learn the secret to a powerful bow rudder or crossbow rudder, and learn how to blend these powerful turning strokes with your forward stroke to make them look smooth and efficient
  • When to use the crossbow rudder vs the bow rudder. Understanding this will make your turning strokes blend smoothly with your forward stroke, and you will avoid losing speed
  • How to make your bow rudder give you a stable and tight turn that you can use even in rough conditions, without risking a capsize
  • Learn the most powerful turning stroke combination to use when turning a loaded kayak
  • Learn how to move your lower body, the part you don’t see and that almost no one talks about, to make all your turns more powerful, and feeling natural and elegant...Plus this technique will make your turning strokes naturally blend in with your forward stroke, making it perfect for making quick last second turns to avoid a rock
  • The step by step movement of your feet, your hips, and your arms, that makes the foundation for all the turning strokes
  • Avoid hitting a rock with quick last minute power turns that don’t slow you down, and blend perfectly with your forward stroke with style
  • When to lean your kayak instead of edging, and make impressively tight turns while developing superior control of your kayak
  • Learn how to do a powerful scull so that you can quickly move your kayak sideways without it turning
  • Learn the key to moving sideways fast with a powerful scull that also gives you a solid brace so you don’t end up going for a bad swim
  • Learn how to stop your kayak safely, and stay completely stable doing it
  • Learn to move your kayak backwards without feeling like you might tip over, and also use this reverse paddling to train yourself to develop greater agility and control of your kayak
  • Learn to do a hanging draw to avoid an obstacle, or to get closer to a dock, or a paddler in need. And learn to blend it to your forward stroke and your turning stroke in a graceful and natural way that instantly makes you look like a more competent kayaker
  • Learn to use your extended paddle to do more extreme leans for advanced turns .These advanced techniques will not only make you look like a great kayaker, but will also give you greater kayak control, so that you really feel more comfortable in the rougher water
  • Learn what you need to understand about how the wind affects your kayak so that you can use that to turn, instead of fighting the wind, and straining your shoulders and arms doing it
  • How to move your body weight to adjust the trim of the kayak, and make the wind help you turn quickly
  • How to edge your kayak in the waves to make your turns effortless, without feeling like you will tip over, and maybe end up swimming in front of your friends, and potentially become a safety hazard
  • Learn the little-known secret to edging your kayak to keep going straight when the wind is coming from the side, without having to use tiring pressure to keep your kayak on edge...This is a must for kayaking on a windy day
  • Learn the easiest way to get the wind to turn your kayak upwind, or downwind, with very little effort from you
  • When to use your skeg and rudder to help you, and when to avoid using it. If you don’t understand this you could end up unable to turn where you want to on a windy day, and get blown into the very place you are trying to avoid
  • Learn the difference between a skeg and a rudder, and how to use each one to maximize their usefulness

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