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The Best Way to Balance Your Dragon Boat

Why are you losing? Your team trains hard but in races you seem to be ploughing through the water or dragging the back end of the boat. Your sweep is constantly making corrections – each time slowing the boat down. The boat is low on one side. All of these symptoms could be related to one issue – an unbalanced dragon boat. A balanced dragon boat makes...
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6 Mistakes Every Dragon Boater Makes

Whether you’ve just started in the world of paddling, we can guarantee that you are making paddling mistakes without even realising it. These mistakes are all easily made, but each one can seriously damage your performance. Here’s what to look out for, and how to avoid them. You’re too tense A relaxed paddler is an efficient paddler. Tensing up while you race leads to poor form, which...
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7 Lies Dragon Boaters Believe

When it comes to myths and lies surrounding a sport, nothing can come close to dragon boating. With so many self-professed experts and enthusiastic amateurs out there, some of the most widely accepted facts, tips and techniques are downright lies. Wise up and make sure you don’t fall for these seven lies that most dragon boaters believe. An expensive paddle will make me a better paddler Year...
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6 Mistakes Paddlers Make Before a Regatta

In the constant quest to improve, paddlers always seek something that will give them an edge. This is great but just before a regatta is NOT the time to be changing or trying anything new. Here are 6 common mistakes paddlers make before a regatta.
  1. Changing your stroke – after months maybe years of practicing your stroke, why would you change anything at the last minute? Especially in...
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