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Monday, March 8, 2021

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...
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Pass the Energy Please Part 4 – The Glycolytic System – How to Train

This is the fourth post in the “Pass the Energy Please” series. Go to our blog to read the others. This post follows on from...
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Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where You Are

My mouse stopped working the other day. No big deal. Right? But I spend at least 4 hours a day typing and clicking. Whether it’s...
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Exercises for Dragon Boaters at Home

Sometimes we cannot get out to dragon boat training due to circumstances such as weather or as at the time of writing this post:...
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Why You Need To Strengthen Your Shoulders

Sore Shoulders? There are a myriad of reasons why your shoulder hurts--from poor paddle technique and posture, over-training, unilateral (one-sided) paddling, long paddles (longer paddles...
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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...

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...

Should You Hanker for an Anchor?

This post will cover a very useful accessory that every dragon boat coach should have at their disposal. It is usually (mistakenly) called a...
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10 Sun Tzu Quotes for Dragon Boaters

Firstly, who is Sun Tzu? Sun Tzu was a Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher who lived in the Spring and Autumn period of ancient...

Pass the Energy Please Part 2 – The ATP-PC Energy System

Our first “Pass the Energy Please” post introduced ATP as the fuel for our muscles and the three energy systems in our body that...