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Yearly Archives: 2016

Fueling up for a Regatta

Featured image supplied by HoneyPedia So you have an upcoming Regatta and you want to know if your diet leading up to race day can...

No Pain. No Gain. No Problem.

Featured image supplied by Komodo Paddle Club Dragon boating is a sport and as such you may have noticed that 24 to 48 hours...

Think Dragon Boating is Easy? There’s a Catch!

The Catch One of the most important phases of a good dragon boat stroke is the catch and it is one of the most difficult...

Become a Better Dragon Boat Paddler in One Day – Find the Kinematic Sequence

Have you ever wondered how top golfers can hit the ball so far, so effortlessly? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGnYLXlfjbU Have you ever wondered how a baseball pitcher can throw...

Effect of Crew Movement on Dragon Boat Speed

In rowing, the mass of the crew is much more than the mass of the shell. Therefore, any movements by the crew affects the...

Are You Ready for Change?

Change. That word. That scary word that drives some of us to build a fort with couch cushions and hide there forever. But is it...

10 Ways An Ergo Helps A Dragon Boat Paddler And One Way It Doesn’t?

The Ergo (or Erg) A piece of machinery that attempts to mimic the forces of paddling.Used by many clubs in the northern hemisphere for training...

Pass the Energy Please Part 6 – The Oxidative System. How to Train It.

Aerobic Base Training: Get Faster by Going Slower This is the last post in the Pass the Energy Please series. It contains tips on how to...

Pass the Energy Please Part 5 – The Oxidative System. Long duration, Low power

Now that we have covered the ATP-PC and Glycolytic systems, we will discuss the Oxidative System. Long duration, Low power. This is the fifth post...