DRAGON BOAT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
“I build programs I know I can follow to get the results I want”
I am a competitive dragon boat coach. I know what paddler fitness looks like to be considered a strong paddler. Just because you are active DOES NOT mean you are paddling fit! I have worked diligently to put together a progression plan that delivers safe and effective dragon boat fitness training to get you results! This progressive training has one purpose, develop stroke power.
– Cheryl Roose
The #1 mistake I see paddlers make is they take fitness classes, not train. They see this when they fall short in the 2K or the 200M sprint race as they may have trained that energy zone but not PEAKED IT!
This program is designed to prepare the body come paddling season. We focus on developing a strong core, patterns of movement and strength for functional paddling.
Let’s face it, being in top condition before we get on the water makes you a better paddler!
This program consists of written and video instruction
TRAINING CONSISTS OF 7 MONTHS
The following videos give you a sneak peek into some of the exercises that are specific to the dragon boat fitness training program. These exercises train the firing patterns of the body that build strong stroke mechanics.
These movement pattern drills accompany the weekly training sessions and what makes this program specific to paddling!
Here is a link to one of my articles that dives into the progression and value of training each energy systems to increase overall cardio fitness!
This movement wakes up the firing sequence to create rotation of opposites!
Hinging in rotation gives us the ability to land the full core on the water not just the arms.
Wake up the kinetic chain from heel to glutes to get them firing and producing power.
This exercise is a drill to wake up the firing pattern of linear rotation.
A PROGRAM OF FLEXIBILITY IN INTENSITY AND SESSIONS
Each week contains 3 key areas of development that allows paddlers to work within their goals or to their full potential. Please note: each training session is pre recorded so you can train at your convenience. You will find:
Here is the equipment you will need to do this program in your home by using your desktop or laptop. The content can also be mirrored from your phone to a smart TV. Your program can be accessed through your mobile device so you can bring the program to the gym. All training is delivered via recorded sessions.
GUARANTEE: DO THE PROGRAM > GET THE RESULTS!
It’s important you trust the person delivering the fitness that will get you the results you want. With all the information available on the internet it can be confusing. I want you too feel confident in your decision to start this program.
I have included the link to my YouTube channel so you can get to know me better and follow along as I incorporate the training methods I speak of!
Please take the time to watch the dragon boat training exercises as well as the dragon boat stroke cheats as they both are components that accompany this training!