These 3 tips will help either the beginner and the advanced paddler to improve confidence and lines in the river. These tips apply from class II whitewater up to class VI.

I frequently meet kayakers who ask me for advice on how to increase their confidence in the river. Be able to go where you want and control the kayak effortlessly it is necessary to set the correct lines, shifting the weight and giving the right speed to the kayak. Only following these concepts, the action can be more efficient, limiting fatigue and improving management and safety in the river.

Even if it might seem trivial, these concepts are hardly applied correctly as they are not instinctive at all.

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Good strokes everyone!