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More Thoughts on SUP Technique – Part 2

Larry Cain (20 min. ago) - First off, let me say thanks to everyone who read the last post and to those who provided feedback on it or asked questions.   I’m stoked that so many people found it interesting and hopefully helpful, but I am aware that there might be need for clarification on a few things. I think everybody understood the main point – that there is no one correct technique. There are fundamental principles that are universally accepted such as pulling your board by your paddle as opposed to your paddle through the water, using big muscles preferentially over smaller muscles, maintaining positive blade angle as long as possible, and using minimal effort to go as fast as possible.  read more...

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A Skeptic Looks at SUP Yoga

SUP Magazine (20 min. ago) - When SUP yoga really caught on a few years ago, I brushed it off as a fleeting fad—a gimmick that inundated my Instagram feed and nothing else. These yogis had it backwards, I thought. Standups are meant for one thing: standing. Not sitting, not stretching; definitely not downward facing dogs or child’s poses. I clung to a narrow mentality: Standup paddlers stretch to paddle, not the other way around. But, as time went by, the fad never faded. Just the opposite; it got more popular. Many of my yogi friends made the switch from sand to SUP.  read more...

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Maliseet Guide with Paddles

Paddle Making (1 hour ago) - Another paddle photo find in the December 1910 issue of Rod and Gun in Canada ( Vol. 12, No. 7 ). The article entitled, A New Brunswick Canoe Trip on the Fascinating Tobique by Stephen B. Bustin features an image of the Maliseet guide posing with a slim guide paddle with tapering grip.  read more...

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More Thoughts on SUP Technique

Larry Cain (1 hour ago) - If you’ve read any of my previous blog posts on technique or been to one of my clinics you’ll know that I have some fairly strong ideas on technique. I’ve always felt that there are certain, fundamental technique principles that apply to all types of paddling that you need to take into account if you are going to paddle well. The trick for each of us is to find out how to incorporate the basic principles of paddling into our technique in the way that works best for each of us.  read more...

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A Compilation of Ej Rolling Articles

Jackson Kayak (2 hrs. ago) - But, like Columbus sailing out into the open water, warned of sailing off of the edge of the world, you preferred to look at the facts in front of you.  read more...

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