Master the art of kayaking with our beginner’s guide to basic strokes. Learn the right posture, how to hold a paddle, and essential techniques.
One of the best things about kayaking is that learning how to paddle a kayak is reasonably straightforward. Most people can pick up the basic strokes without much practice. However, learning proper paddling techniques and sitting posture is crucial to move faster and more efficiently through the water.
You can learn how to paddle a kayak with an experienced kayaker or join a beginner kayaking class. But, if you’re keen to start learning from home, we’ve put together this guide on kayaking posture, how to hold a paddle, and the basic paddle strokes.