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How to Roll Your Kayak – Pro Advice on Rolling

Author(s): SEND School - Kayaking Tutorials
Video Release Date: April 5, 2023
Video Source: YouTube

With nearly 30 years of experience teaching people how to roll and over a decade of teaching experience in varied environments, I decided it was finally time to put my instructional experience to use in this video. This is not all inclusive, but this is a solid start for learning how to roll your kayak safely, effectively, and quickly. I always recommend working with a qualified instructor for learning how to roll, but hopefully this will serve a reference tool and learning aid for anyone wanting to learn the proper technique for rolling a kayak. Not everyone has access to someone to teach them, and my hope is that this will pave the way for you to enjoy kayaking as much as I do. If you have any questions, please feel free to post in the comments. There’s a lot more on the way and in the works at this very moment. There are times when I accentuate movements to make a point or to make them more visible… the goal is for this to be a video you can learn from. Also, huge thanks to Katherine for volunteering to make common mistakes on video for this one… her roll is actually really great!

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