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Sit Up and Take Note

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Can simply sitting up during your stroke make the boat go faster? All dragon boat paddlers know that when there is movement in the boat,...
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Become a Better Dragon Boat Paddler in One Day – Find the Kinematic Sequence

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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...
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Effect of Crew Movement on Dragon Boat Speed

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In rowing, the mass of the crew is much more than the mass of the shell. Therefore, any movements by the crew affects the...
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10 Sun Tzu Quotes for Dragon Boaters

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

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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...

Efficient Dragon Boat Paddling Technique (Part 2)

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So, you have read Part 1 of Efficient Dragon Boat Paddling? What more can we add? You will discover from my blogs that I am a...

In dragon boating, is “timing” the same as “synchrony”?

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Synchrony: a state in which things happen, move, or exist at the same time Timing: the control of the speed of a stroke, blow, etc.,...

Efficient Dragon Boat Paddling Technique (Part 1)

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Does the following story sound familiar to you? You turn up at your first dragon boating session. Someone looks you up and down and says...

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

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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...

6 Mistakes Paddlers Make Before a Regatta

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In the constant quest to improve, paddlers always seek something that will give them an edge. This is great but just before a regatta...