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Pendle Paddlers


Want to know what those core strokes are follow these links:

There are also great animations about strokes on Kayakpaddling

In particular have a look at these movement control strokes

Sweep turns, the basic turns

Stern rudder, note this slows you down

Carved turns, this requires you edge the boat

PaddleEducation has some great sections on various techniques

For slalom practice have a look at how to carve and edge a figure of 8 course

Torso rotation and use of your body in the kayak is also very important watch this video

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