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 →

Mastering the Body Stroke is Key To Dragon Boat Success

Uncompromised core body position is the key to PaddleCore’s core body stroke. If your body position is off at any time throughout your stroke, it can result in diminished power and negatively effect the team’s paddling rhythm. It can be tempting to keep pushing through each phase of your dragon boat stroke in an attempt... Continue Reading →

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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