INSIDE THIS ISSUE OF E-NEWS
What is the most important component of the forward stroke?
Tips and Hints...
Website of the Week...
From the Shop...
Frequently Asked Questions...
Jobs in the Canoeing Industry...
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The sweep stroke?
The draw stroke?
So when we are teaching strokes (especially to novices) or working on our own technique, where should we focus?
Answer; Torso Rotation
Next time you are helping people learn paddling, focus on torso rotation to the point of over exageration
For fast learning of technique use the following hierarchy;
Major muscle groups
Final note; it is easier to learn a complete new action than to modify an action and reduction is easier than exageration, so over exagerate the major muscle groups at the beginning.
Website of the Week
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From the AC Shop
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is an Eddy?
An eddy is a relatively calm area of water, away from the main current, often near the shore or behind an obstacle in a river.
In slalom upstream gates are often located in eddies, so that the paddler will not have to fight the current's full force.
The Australian Canoeing Calendar contains information on Australian Canoeing sanctioned events or events sanctioned by the International Canoe Federation or our member bodies. Check out all the current events at the following link:
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The Australian Canoeing Classifieds has been developed by Australian canoeing and the State Canoeing Associations to provide an online classifieds listing service for the Australian paddling community. You can buy and sell new and used canoes and kayaks, paddles, spray skirts, helmets. Viewing the Classifieds listed in the boatyard is free of charge. Australian Canoeing members can place an ad free of charge by entering your secure user ID and password. You can even include a jpg photo to accompany your listing.
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Jobs in the Canoeing Industry
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