Archive for the 'Greenland Kayaking' Category

USK Greenland Rolling DVD – Part 2

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

I just finished watching the second volume of the University of Sea Kayaking (USK) DVD set, “Greenland Rolling with Maligiaq & Dubside”.  It covers 21 of the 35 rolls/skills included in the 2011 Greenlandic National Kayaking Championships.  Most of what I had to say in reviewing the first volume of this 2-DVD set would also […]

USK Greenland Rolling DVD

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

For anyone interested in traditional Greenland-style kayaking, especially the rolling and bracing skills, University of Sea Kayaking (USK) has come out with a new DVD featuring two of the best Greenland rollers on the planet, Maligiaq Padilla and Dubside. I watched the first a 2-part series of DVD’s on Greenland kayaking technique, “Greenland Rolling With […]

Greenland-style Kayak Braces

Monday, February 7th, 2011

At the last few pool sessions that I have attended, it seems that practically all of the sea kayakers have been working on Greenland-style static braces (balance brace) and the sculling high brace.  As I have mentioned in previous posts, Helen Wilson’s “Simplifying the Roll” DVD has been extremely helpful in providing some very useful […]

Personal Experience with the Helen Wilson DVD

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

In the last week, I had a student ask me for a couple private lessons to work on a sculling high brace and a static balance brace.  Besides lucking out by having gorgeous weather for both lessons, it was also a fortunate coincidence that I had recently watched my new Helen Wilson DVD, “Simplifying the […]

More Help for Your Roll: Review of “Simplifying the Roll” DVD

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

I just received my copy of the new DVD,  “Simplifying the Roll with Helen Wilson”, in the mail today.  I ordered it from “Sea Kayaker” magazine and received it in about 3 days.  I immediately turned off the football game this afternoon as soon as it arrived and popped the disc into the DVD player.  […]

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