Saturday, 18 August 2007 11:27

Stroke Correction by Video #2

ImageThis is the second in our series of stroke correction videos.  The idea is that you grab your camera and a friend to take some video footage of you paddling - upload the video to youtube (or send it to us & we'll do it for you); we display the clips here and elicit comments to help you improve your stroke.  It's amazing what video footage reveals.

 

Published in Tips: Other
Wednesday, 08 August 2007 15:01

Stroke Correction by Video

ImageMany of us start paddling without much idea of correct stroke technique.  If we're lucky, more experienced paddling buddies throw us a few pointers, but for most it's a case of try it and see.

Surfski.info has several surf ski schools listed in our links, but they're few and far between!   So how do you get expert advice on your stroke if you live far away from the experts?

 

Published in Tips: Other
Sunday, 08 July 2007 07:17

Hank McGregor: "Poetry in Motion"

ImageHank McGregor took part in a recent event as number four in a relay team - the anchor man.  As he paddled out, the commentator said, "... Hank McGregor... look at that action on the water ladies and gentlemen, poetry in motion..."

We took some video of Hank as he started his leg of the race...

Published in Tips: Training
Saturday, 22 April 2006 00:10

Downwind Surfski Technique - in depth...

ImageThe purpose of this article is simply to help those struggling with the often frustrating art of downwind paddling. Some of the techniques utilized are counter-intuitive, particularly for those like me who grow up with very little experience on large bodies of water. The principles contained below were gathered from and discussed with veteran paddling instructors Rick Nu’u and Mike Giblin from Maui, and Dawid Mocke from South Africa.

Published in Tips: Training

(First published in SA Paddler Jun/Jul 2005)

Going downwind is not as easy as some might make it look.  It takes lots of practice and definitely a fair bit of experience.  Here are a couple of tips to get you on your way.

Published in Tips: Training

(by Rob Mousley - updated 15/01/2006

After the 56km 2005 Men’s Health Cape Point Challenge, I asked a couple of the top paddlers how they go about training – for this race and long distance events in general.  Here’s what they had to say…

Published in Tips: Training

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