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Film Info

Release Date
December 06, 2010
Italian, English and German
Francesco Salvato
Run Time
2:40:00 seconds

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Francesco Salvato has dedicated his life to the kayak and descended the rivers of all 5 continents. Much in demand as a teacher, his 30 years of experience have been concentrated in this video. Director of the Free Flow kayak School, master of kayaking, in charge of the training of instructors for the Italian Canoe and Kayak Federation, Francesco Salvato has written several books on the techniques of the kayak. His studies of physical education and of subjects linked to sports technique and instruction make Francesco one of the world’s great experts on kayak technique.

A complete video, open to all, from the beginner to the expert kayaker. The technique of the kayak is addressed in a comprehensive way, starting with the basics and advancing to refined white water technique, river rescue and free style.
Hips is a big-O-production by Olaf Obsommer.
The video is a multi languages dvd available in Italian, English and German version.
A 160 minuts dvd !
Hips is powered by:
Teva, WaveSport, Peak UK, Kayak Session, Sweet, Robson, Gravita Zero

Part 1:
Basic Techniques
Flat Water Strokes
The Eskimo Roll
Training for the Kayaker

Part 2:
The River and Its Movements
Safety and Rescue
White Water Maneuvers
White Water Technique
Free Style

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Todate the best kayak instructional DVD I have purchased and I have viewed many. With regard to the English version, all points are very well explained and supported with excellent videography. After viewing the DVD, I was later fortunate enough to actually spend 4-days one-on-one with Francesco Salvato. The DVD actually motivated me to contact Francesco to organise time with him AND I travelled from Australia for that purpose.

The HIPS DVD is definitely money well spent, if not an investment in developing your personal level of skill.

Highly recommended

Rod Coogan


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