I have always been curious to know why is it that some can reach their goals with ease while some struggle? This is a quest of experience, trial and error and the hopes to connect with like minds along the way. I dedicate this blog to those who have the desire to use paddling as the platform to achieve goals, self evolve and consciously create a life of intention.
I dedicate myself to writing this personal blog to inspire you on our journey.
– Cheryl Roose, Coach & Consultant
Your best thinking got you here. Lining up to the start line. Getting these results. Feeling like you do. Doubt, denial and fear are the
This video shows a simple yet effective shift we can make in the pelvis to engage the glute power used in our leg drive. When
Top arm drive is the power we have access to when we can stack the shoulders in the setup of our rotation and then de
Learn to use a handy proper that helps the #dragonboatpaddler create the linear movements required in low body rotation to align the knees and hips!
Getting low body engagement so we can utilize leg drive powers our catch. It’s the big muscles we use at our catch that gives us
If there’s one fitness mistake I see that’s extremely common amongst Dragon Boat Paddlers is they lack endurance fitness. Let’s talk about how endurance training
Teams hire me to help them manage the adversity that comes when introducing teams to competition. Competing requires mental and physical discipline. We discipline the
To develop the power in the dragonboat stroke requires we build the specific muscles related to the dragonboat technique. This drill is one I use
This is a drill you can use either on the boat or on land. This dragonboat drill trains the back extensors to be strong enough
Learn the firing pattern, or the chain of command in the body to execute the dragon boat stroke. In this video I share a dragonboat
Leaning out of the boat in full rotation is how we land on the blade. This is a vital part of the dragonboat paddling technique
When we have inner power, inner strength and inner alignment we easily and effortlessly transfer this to our sport. Period. As a coach I see
So what is base paddling fitness? A base of dragonboat paddling fitness comes from having done a full cycle of land and water training over
OK, time to get honest about training. I get flooded with emails from paddlers who have fallen off the training wagon and are afraid they are
Drills for Dragon Boat Paddlers who Cross Train on the OC1 In this video I share the common mistakes when holding a dragon boat paddle
If your time in the gym was spent lifting weights to be toned versus focusing on the shoulders, core and lats you will fatigue in the dragon boat come water time.
I simply admire and adore a good success story where people have taken a painful event and used it to evolve the core of their
My go-to type of motivation is called Identity Motivation and it is a form of intrinsic motivation that sport psychologists offer their athletes to remind
Eating for strength and recovery With the explosion of interest in the science of women’s physiology, there’s been a lot to learn lately about a
Form. It dictates our ability to connect with the water in a positive and efficient way that translates to stroke power. Our form is the
Tension. Anxiety. Fear. Worry. Guilt. Doubt. These things rob my energy. I recognize this and I know it. But how do I stop it? And
“When your energy vibrates at a frequency that is in direct alignment to what the Universe has been attempting to deliver your entire life, you