Download the Vaaka Paddling app to your Garmin GPS watch from Garmin Connect IQ. Then use the Vaaka Paddling app with your Vaaka sensor to record all your on water training. It is the only paddling app that works with the Vaaka Paddle Cadence sensor.

Use this Vaaka Paddling app with a Vaaka Paddle Cadence sensor and a compatible Garmin GPS device for paddle sport metrics feedback. Train smarter and reach your potential !

This Vaaka Paddling App works with a Vaaka paddle Cadence sensor. The Vaaka App tracks training metrics for paddle sport athletes. It gives realtime feedback of, time, distance, speed, heart rate, stroke rate and distance per stroke. It requires a Vaaka Paddle Cadence sensor which can track stroke rate and distance per stroke for Kayak, Canoe, Ocean Ski, Stand Up Paddleboard, Pacific Outrigger and Dragon Boat. To purchase a Vaaka Paddle Cadence sensor go to our web shop at or look for dealerships in your area.

You can set up your Garmin Connect to auto sync with other training software such as Training Peaks and Strava. Your Vaaka training files will transfer into any software that can auto sync with Garmin Connect. To maintain compatibility with post training analysis software the training files in Garmin Connect from the Vaaka App will appear as bike training sessions.

For additional training metrics analysis export your training .tcx or .fit file from Garmin Connect and import it into the free Vaaka Analytics software at

Use the post training analysis software (Vaaka Analytics) to drill down into your training sessions. Compare intervals from the same day and compare similar training sessions week by week to monitor improvement. If your key sessions don’t show improvement do something different in your training.

Use the post training analysis software ( Training Peaks) to improve your annual and periodised training program. Polarisation is the new training buzz word, use training peaks and Vaaka metrics feedback to slow down your long sessions and nail your hard sessions. Graph your improved fitness and create a taper plan for race day.