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Rolling Disorientation

In my recent rolling practice sessions I've found that I get much more disoriented while inverted if there are a lot of waves knocking me around, boat wakes etc. The swinging back and forth gets me confused and I blow my paddle setup.
I tried an offside while underway to finish off the evening monday and I felt like I was on a bad carnival ride after blowing the first attempt and trying to get set up for the on-side roll. I blew that one also and bailed.

I am reluctant to keep my eyes open since I wear contacts but I can't think of any other way to get my bearings. Any ideas???

I have been much more successful at 2nd or 3rd try roll-ups this week compared with last week, my confidence is growing, I had no trouble with the on-side even out in the bigger boat-wake chop.

Another very cool thing happened Monday night, my 2 sons have been joining me at the lake and my 15yr old hit his first few unassisted rolls!!!

I was pretty excited for him....

Of course now he wants his own boat.....

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Rolling Disorientation
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