6 tips that will help you improve your SUP balance

Don’t overreach - trying to incorporate more leg work and rotation is great, but not at the expense of your stability. Make sure that your board glide smoothly without tilting in the recovery phase. Don’t over pull - pulling the paddle  too long to the back at a negative paddle angle will pull your [...]

2017-05-28T12:44:34+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Training Plans|

4 best core exercises to improve your SUPing

Forearm to push up plank - A great exercise that will teach you how to keep bracing while activating your arms and shoulders Alternate leg raises plank - Same as the previous plank but for the lower back and legs, also a much more challenging exercise balance wise [...]

2017-05-10T18:18:36+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Training Plans|

How to choose your paddle length?

Too long?  Too short? How should I decide my paddle length? SUP Paddles come in all shapes and lengths. The length of the paddle will influence your paddling style and technique, your cadence and efficiency. Even if not adjusted correctly can injure the inexperienced paddler. So what to do? Here in Motionize we devised [...]

2017-04-28T10:36:01+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Training Plans|

10 weeks training plan to improve your paddle technique

This training plan is aimed at experienced paddlers that wish to improve their paddling technique, stroke strength, power and coordination. The following sessions are utilizing different techniques and methods to increase stroke power, quality and efficiency. Keep in mind that it is very hard to build muscle and lower body strength through kayaking, so if [...]

2017-04-24T16:40:05+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Training Plans|

Kayak technique – The “Cultural stroke”

As a young paddler, I was only interested in paddling fast and my coaches always told me to slow down and work on a more "cultural stroke". With the years I can only appreciate the depth hidden in those two words - a "Cultural Stroke". What did they mean? A cultural stroke means that [...]

2017-04-24T16:46:17+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Training Plans|

Training Plan to get in shape when you start paddling

Week 1 Day Program Description Type Monday 1. 10' warm up (easy paddling and adjustment) 2. 1' @ 50-60 SPM on / 1' off *20 reps. 3. 10' cool down   This training will teach the paddler to create paddling consistency without straining too much. Don't try to paddle fast, focus on the flow [...]

2017-04-24T16:46:55+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Training Plans|

Training Plan for 10KM Race

Duration: 8 weeks Audience: Surf-ski paddlers, sea kayakers, K1 enthusiasts. Level: Advanced Training per week: 3 Notes: In General, Sea kayakers should have 5-10 SPM lower than suggested in the plan   Week 1 (base work) Day Monday Thursday Sunday Type of training An-aerobic  threshold intervals Stroke technique Intervals Volume work Pulse range: 80% [...]

2017-04-20T12:40:42+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Training Plans|

10 weeks training plan to improve your paddle technique

This training plan is aimed at experienced paddlers that wish to improve their paddling technique, stroke strength, power and coordination. The following sessions are utilizing different techniques and methods to increase stroke power, quality and efficiency. Keep in mind that it is very hard to build muscle and lower body strength through kayaking, so [...]

2017-04-20T12:40:47+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Training Plans|
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