Top 3 Reasons Why Paddlers Don’t Reach Goals

why paddlers don't reach goals

In this article I share the top 3 reasons why paddlers don’t reach goals. We all know the feeling of a new paddling goal that gets us excited. We feel motivated and are eager to begin straight away. But soon we can let things slide if we don’t stay connected to the experience of going […]

Build a Vision Board that Manifests!

Creating a vision board is a form of manifesting that is extremely powerful. A good vision board holds the “essence” of your future self and lifestyle. The most common mistake people make when creating a vision board is making it a “to do” list or a goal sheet. Refrain from putting up jobs or goals, […]

Dragonboat Paddling Tip; Get Rid Of The Chicken Leg

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 paddling tip to ignite the alignment that is most effective to engage the bigger muscles of the lower body while being in proper form. In this video I also describe […]

Competitive Mindset- The Minds Role On Race Day

As paddlers we become obsessed with getting stronger in the body to get faster in the stroke. But have you ever considered what role a strong mind plays on race day? In training?  Most of the training paddlers do is focused on how we can improve at our sport. Countless hours are put into the […]

How The Mental State Can Improve Paddling Technique

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 way we move our body while paddling. It is habitual either by training or by default and therefore has become a pattern of moving that our body has become accustom […]

3 Internal Strengths To Get More Out Of Your Training

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 many talented athletes who are strong physically but lack the internal resolve to execute their technical skills. To be a strong competitor and skilled athlete we have to spend equal […]

Holiday Season Worry Buster

Happy Holiday Season Paddlers, As we move into December and the end of 2021,  I thought this tool may serve us as we navigate the season and the ongoing Covid situations. It has been a challenging year to say the least and it has brought forth some BIG conversations which I can say have caused […]

7 Ways Mentally Strong Handle Stress

Hi Paddlers, I came across this article for the second time this week and although I have shared it in the past I feel compelled to share again. While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people continue to thrive in the midst of added tension. In fact, they view adversity as an opportunity for […]

Eating for Strength and Recovery: Female Athlete Diet Advice


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 female athlete diet and what they need to eat in order to sustain themselves. For me, emerging from pandemic life to get back into lifting weights in a gym and racing […]

Aggression; Women’s Competitive Edge

Ladies, this is a quick reminder for us as we train to race and compete. There is an attribute you can use to naturally and organically fuel your healthy competitive nature!   Aggression; the undervalued energy for competitive female paddlers   Many women are detached from their aggressive nature but in sport it’s the competitive […]