Paddle UP Program

Thank you for registering for the Urban Poling Paddle UP Program. This program was designed and created for Dragon Boat Conditioning.

It should take approximately 1 hour to complete and you can pause the course at any point and resume at a later time and also re-watch any of the sections.

Thank you for taking our course. We would greatly appreciate your feedback as this is a new course through our 1 minute survey!


Going downhill

For moderately steep slopes, simply decrease the pressure on the base of the handles or drag your poles behind you. For steep slopes, keep your poles upright and in front and out to the side slightly, so if you do fall you won’t land on your poles. Bend your knees and elbows, and slow down any momentum. For long descents, it may be helpful to lengthen the poles.
Barb Gormley, Director of Education

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