The SUP Stroke

As a SUP instructor it is important to recognize that a paddle stroke has 3 elemental C’s:
1. Core
2. Control
3. Commitment

Two main elements on achieving maximum speed: 
Distance Per Stroke:
1. Board length
2. Paddle blade size and design
3. Height and arm span
4. Strength and technique
5. Wind and current

Stroke Rate:
1. Paddle blade design and size
2. Stroke length
3. Fitness level
4. Endurance and technique
5. Wind and current

Visit the Stroke Videos Page or Clinic Videos Page for more on the stroke.

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