Table of contents for Basic kayaking : all the technique and gear you need to get started / Jon Rounds, editor ; Wayne Dickert, paddling consultant ; photographs by Skip Brown ; illustrations by Roberto Sabas.

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Introduction
1. Gearing Up 
 About Kayaks 
 Whitewater Kayaks 
 Adjusting and Outfitting Your Kayak 
 Paddles 
 Essential Gear 
 Clothing and Other Gear 
 
2. Fundamentals 
 Carrying, Boarding, Attaching Spray Skirt 
 Posture and Torso Rotation 
 Leaning the Boat 
 Hip Snap 
 Tuck Position and Wet Exit 
 Vision 
 Attitude 
3. Stroke Basics 
 Paddle Grip and Technique 
 Forward Stroke 
 Keeping the Boat Straight 
 Reverse stroke
 
4. Turning Strokes 
 Sweep Strokes
 Forward Sweep
 Reverse Sweep 
 Draw Strokes
 Side Draw
 Bow Draw
 Stern Draw 
 Sculling Draw
 Rudder 
5. Braces and Rolls
 Low Brace
 High Brace
 C-to-C Roll
 Sweep Roll
 
6. On The River
 Reading the River
 Eddies
 River Moves
 Eddy Turns
 Peel-Outs 
 Ferries
 S-Turns
 Surfing 
 International Scale of River Difficulty 
7. Safety and Rescue
 The Paddling Group
 Scouting the River
 Universal River Signals
 Rescue Priorities
 Safe Swimming Position
 Staying With the Boat
 Rope Rescue
 Paddling Injuries and First Aid
 
Resources
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Kayaking.