3 Steps To Push Yourself To The Next Level Of Kayaking

Another week, another crazy send from Dane Jackson. This guy doesn’t stop…. There’s a reason why he is one of the greatest paddlers of all time. Most people would take one look at Scott’s Drop and start walking… Dane? “Nah, I can cobra that” And the funny thing is, not one person would question it… […]

9 Steps to Drastically Improve Your Paddling Stroke

Forward Paddling Technique - Whitewater Kayaking Ecuador

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced kayaker, learning how to perfect your forward paddle is one the most important skill to master in whitewater kayaking. Nailing your forward paddling technique will allow you to move more efficiently through the water and will help you to improve all other aspects of your kayaking. Those long […]

Breaking In 101: How to get into the flow without ever flipping

This week we are going right back to basics (again). Back to the first thing you need to learn when you start paddling on moving water. How to actually get into the flow. For those that already know this, you can skip this one… Go read our last Newsletter on Freewheels or Loops. Back to […]

Freewheel 101: How to Easily Freewheel a Whitewater Kayak

How to freewheel a whitewater kayak

Downriver Freestyle is making a comeback. We’ve covered tailees (aka stern squirts) in a previous newsletter. And also the mistakes to avoid if you want to nail them. Now we want to step things up and get into some real freestyle The kind that makes everyone go DAYYYUM from the bank. Now this is one […]

Tailee 101: 8 Common Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To Succeed

Tailee in a Pyranha Ripper at HPP, Nottingham, whitewater kayaking

Last week we broke down the Tailee (or stern squirt) with 6 tips to get you started. If you’re new and you missed it, you can check that email out here! (If you aren’t signed up for our newsletter then you can sign up here) It’s now common to see people practicing reckless verticality as they […]

Ferry Glide: 5 Steps To Effortless Ferries

How to Ferry Glide

Just like a standard Ferry, the Ferry Glide is the act of travelling from one side of a river to another. You start from one Eddy and end up in an eddy on the opposite bank. The idea is to not move downstream at all, or at least very much. Ferry Glide: It’s in the […]

Kayaking Photography 101: Tips to take your Whitewater Photos to the next level.

Second to actually kayaking, there are few things better than epic photos of whitewater. Whitewater Kayaking Photography is a skill that takes time and practice to master. But you can quickly elevate your kayaking photography by making some small changes for some big results. Now by no means do you need a proper camera to […]

6 Easy Steps to Mastering your Tailee

Tailee in a Pyranha Ozone at HPP, Nottingham, whitewater kayaking

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a major shift from creek boats, back to kayaks with a bit of spice. The Half-Slice! (And the full slice too) This opens back up the doors to downriver play. Getting vertical, throwing freewheels and an all-round good time. One of the best and most satisfying moves out […]

How to Bow Stall a Kayak in 5 Actionable Steps

Love it Live it Bartosz throwing a peace sign whilst in a bow stall in a whitewater kayak freestyle jackson rockstar

In this weeks breakdown we wanted to look at today was a more basic flatwater move that teaches the control and the basis that you need for pretty much all flatwater freestyle A move that anyone can try. And everyone should know. The Bow Stall.   Now, this may not be the sexiest move, but […]

7 Tips for unforgettable whitewater kayaking edits

Working on Kayaking Edits

Kayaking edits can be hard. It’s especially difficult to film in the environments we place ourselves in. But when we do… Magic can happen… Tips for Epic Kayaking Edits: Tip #1: Cut to the Chase The hardest videos to watch are the ones where nothing really happens. You sit there for a few minutes as […]