The Internet has loads of good training and coaching videos, but it can take a long time to find them among the mediocre, bad and just plain wrong ones!

This page is for those videos that members have found especially useful and worth sharing. They've probably been shared via our facebook page, but those links soon disappear. So here is a permanent record.

It's a good place to start, hope it helps.

Basics & General:

Really good animated tutorial of all basics, including roll & rescue:
Great video on effective forward paddling -


Here's a series of videos on how to roll, showing a number of different methods that can be used:

Sea Kayaking:

Here's a bunch of really useful, short Sea Kayaking videos, including rescues. Many are demonstrated in lifelike situations (not always on flat calm). Really worth a look:

Mastering the Pour-over -

Kayaking in Tidal Streams -


White Water:

Here's a few videos from one of the top coaches around; Simon Westgarth of Gene17 kayaking. That man knows his stuff! 

Kayak Repair:

How to repair a kayak, primarily sea but relevent for all plastic boats too: (for info, here's the link to the guys website where you can buy the repair kits used in the videos -

White Water Safety & Rescue:

Here's a series of videos covering all aspects of WWSR, from the basics to more advanced. There is also a very good WWSR DVD in the club library that can be borrowed.