Coaching several teams for the OPS Dragon Boat Club with race competitions, practice planning and execution, and steering. Work Included: Practice planning & Strategy, Coaching of a community dragon boat team, Steering, Advising on improvements to individual athletes, strategic planning of race season and training.
Dragon Boat steering, Assisting in practices, Race day planning and logistics, and Event photography for Rusty Dragon Adventures
The purpose of a start in dragon boat racing is to increase the speed of the dragon boat during the beginning of the race so the team can settle into a race pace. Generally the stroke rate during the middle and end of a start will be the high. The follow describes the stroke rate… Continue reading Dragon Boat Race Start Fit for Various Teams – 5-15
5 quick tips and mental reminders about basic positions in the dragon boat stroke and what to think of. #1 Ready Position – The Foundation Sit up straight. Both feet are forward and planted on the rib (ridges) on the floor of the boat. A variation is one foot may be tucked under your seat. Most… Continue reading Dragon Boat Paddling Technique Tips