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The most important technique a paddler needs!

Postby Jamie » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:56 pm

Is obviously forward paddling!

This video shows a fairly sprint/marathon paddler centric view of perfect forward paddling tekkers. But hey, when forward paddling is all you do it pays to know the best way to do it, so their POV is definitely valuable.

Notice when you think people make a rapid look easy? The main reason is usually that their forward stroke is pretty good. If you're missing lines/eddies on river, or feeling the battering effects of rapids more than others, you should definitely consider having a quick view, and coming to someone in the pool to talk about getting your stroke up to scratch.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=p ... 4Zx5k4HmI#!
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Postby Robbing » Fri May 17, 2013 12:57 am

I think this video is quite good too.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2-QS2zrThQ
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