Is Dragon Boat Racing Causing You Shoulder Pain?

By Jackie Siemon The sport of dragon boat is not conducive to even muscle development due to its one-sided nature. Paddlers often overdevelop or under develop muscle groups as a result of repetitive one-sided movements. This leaves some muscles weak, while others become significantly stronger. Such effects are usually seen in the shoulders and back. These resulting muscle imbalances... Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Dragon Boat Team Captain Checklist

A dragon boat team captain is responsible for getting the boat moving in the right direction when it comes to everyday management duties. Sometimes it can feel like there is just not enough time. So we have put together the ultimate checklist to help you become the best dragon boat team captain you can be for your team.

How To Prevent Common Dragon Boat Injuries

To get a head start on dragon boat specific injury prevention exercises, I engaged the help of Khanh Vy, a trusted dragon boat trainer, Certified Athletic Therapist, Registered Kinesiologist, Conditioning Specialist, and Personal Trainer. Here is what he had to say.

Top 3 Dragon Boat Myths Revealed

Compared to some other sports, dragon boating is still quite niche so information spreads pretty fast, whether it’s right or wrong. These three myths seem to permeate all levels of the dragon boat spectrum; age, ability, and experience.

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